WATCH: Pence speaks at U.S. Naval Academy graduation

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak today at the graduation and commissioning ceremony for the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2017, beginning around 10:20 a.m. EST. You can watch the speech live on this page.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to address the graduating class at the U.S. Naval Academy.

The commissioning ceremony is set for Friday morning in Annapolis. Graduation for the Class of 2017 is taking place at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium.

About 1,000 students will graduate. Most will be commissioned as officers, either as Navy ensigns or 2nd lieutenants in the Marine Corps.

The vice president’s son, Michael, is serving as an officer in the U.S. Marines.

This report was written by the Associated Press.

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