VMI Announces Graduation Speaker

Gen. Martin Dempsey

Lexington, VA - Officials at VMI say the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will be the school's commencement speaker.

General Martin E. Dempsey will take the stage on May 16th as about 320 graduates receive their diplomas in Cameron Hall.

VMI is also looking ahead to the 150th anniversary of the Battle of New Market next Thursday. 10 VMI cadets died in the battle or after it from their injuries.

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