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WASHINGTON - Deployed service members with children graduating from Department of Defense Education Activity-managed schools in Europe this month will be able to view a live broadcast of the ceremonies.

An estimated 125 service members deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations have children taking part in 14 graduation ceremonies, DoDEA officials in Wiesbaden, Germany, said.

For the seventh consecutive year, DoDEA will provide a webcast of the graduation ceremonies to include congratulations videos from the U.S. European Command commander and each service component commander, as well as student messages and graduation announcements.

The webcast will feature the graduation ceremonies of the following DoDEA high schools in Italy, Germany, England and Spain on these dates:

June 10 – Naples, Patch, Bamberg, Ansbach, and Heidelberg High Schools
June 11 – Kaiserslautern, Ramstein, Vilseck, Rota and Lakenheath High Schools
June 12 – Aviano, and Mannheim High Schools
June 13 – Wiesbaden and Vicenza High Schools
To view a graduation ceremony, go to, then type in the username "2010grads," and the password "lucky2010."

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Date Taken:06.04.2010

Date Posted:06.04.2010 11:32

Location:WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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