On Twitter, Air Force Academy cadets graduate, caps fly, jets roar

.@SecAF23 James to graduating @AF_Academy cadets: "I charge you to lead us into the future." http://t.co/fC9SIpvEOo pic.twitter.com/cFLm7Ck3F4

It's a stirring sight every year: after hundreds of graduating Air Force Academy cadets cross the stage at Falcon Stadium, salute the Air Force Secretary, they return to their seats. Then, as the Thunderbirds roar overhead, they throw their caps into the air in unison.

Happy times or 840 new 2nd Lieutenants at AFA graduation #usafa2015 @csgazette pic.twitter.com/i00RjEbrXx

The @AFThunderbirds fly over the @AF_Academy as the class of 2015 graduates. #AFAGraduation @csgazette pic.twitter.com/L00hcWNSW8