ROTC Commissioning Ceremony 2017

Captain John Swisher offers a welcome.
Arrival of cadets and midshipmen.
General Michael V. Hayden, United States Air Force, retired.
Captain Wayne Grasdock, commanding officer, Naval ROTC at Yale.
Family members are recognized for their support.
Hayden is presented with a Yale ROTC hat.
Hayden swearing in the new officers.
The United States Navy Band.
Hayden, Yale President Peter Salovey, and Colonel Thomas McCarthy, commander of Air Force ROTC at Yale.
Family members joined in the rank insignia presentation and pinning.
McCarthy, Grasdock, and Yale professor Paul Kennedy.
Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway, Salovey, and Grasdock join Hayden in the presentation of commissioning certificates to the Navy ensigns and Marine second lieutenants.
Lieutenant Colonel Tanya Wahlberg, commander of Army ROTC at the University of Connecticut, joins in the presentation of commissioning certificates to the Army second lieutenants.
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The joint military commissioning ceremony honoring the graduates of ROTC at Yale was held at Battell Chapel on May 22. General Michael V. Hayden, United States Air Force, retired, gave the commissioning address.