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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - APRIL 18: Air Force Academy cadets salute during the national anthem as the class of 2020 graduates six weeks early due to the coronavirus pandemic on April 18, 2020 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Saturday's graduation marks the first time a military academy is graduating a class early since WWII. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Co. held an unusual graduation ceremony on Saturday, April 18. With the spread of the coronavirus a major concern, the Air Force moved up the ceremony six weeks, the first time a military academy is graduating a class early since WWII. Vice President Mike Pence gave the commencement address, as cadets were spaced 8 feet apart on the parade field, and many wore protective face masks.