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West Point plans to hold June graduation ceremony with Trump as commencement speaker

The coronavirus pandemic reportedly won't stop the United States Military Academy from holding its commencement ceremony in June, CNN reports.

West Point's graduating class will return to campus June 13 for the ceremony, the academy said Wednesday. They'll be joined by none other than President Trump, who will serve as commencement speaker.

But the academy admitted things will look pretty different this year than in years past, since everyone will have to adhere to health safety guidelines. It's unclear if friends, family, and faculty will be able to attend, or if the cadets will only get to celebrate with each other; the "size and scope" of the ceremony is dependent on those safety considerations, which are being investigated by the academy's leadership. Tim O'Donnell