Bush Speech at Air Force Academy Commencement Hot Ticket

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Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP) President Bush's May 28th commencement speech at the Air Force Academy is the hottest ticket in Colorado Springs.

The 500 tickets given out Monday by the chamber of commerce were snapped up quickly. The tickets are a small portion of the 20,000 seats available for the graduation ceremony, but no more giveaways are expected.

Academy officials say that graduating cadets, along with academy workers, submitted a record request for tickets for family and friends this year.

Bush spoke at the 2004 academy commencement.

About 950 cadets will receive their diplomas at the ceremony at Falcon Stadium this year.