Watch: U.S. Naval Academy holds 2017 Commissioning Ceremony

The United States Naval Academy heldĀ its 2017 Commissioning Ceremony on Friday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.

The event honors the First Class Midshipmen who have completed four years at the academy.

Vice President Mike Pence spokeĀ at the ceremony. Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter delivered the commencement address in 2016. Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke in 2015.