President Bush Arrives at Peterson Air Force Base

By: KKTV 11 News
By: KKTV 11 News
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President Bush arrived in Colorado Springs Tuesday night around 8:15 p.m. ahead of his scheduled appearance at the Air Force Academy graduation Wednesday. streamed the arrival live, and will also be streaming the president's speech live Wednesday at 10 a.m.

During his speech for the 2008 commencement the President is expected to focus on comparisons and contrasts between the class of 2008 and the World War II generation.

KKTV 11 News obtained an early draft of the speech. In part it reads, "After World War II we helped Germany and Japan build free societies and strong economies ... And we have reaped the benefits in generations of security and peace. Today we must do the same in Afghanistan and Iraq, and by helping these young democracies grow in freedom and prosperity we will once again reap the benefits in generations of security and peace."

The President is also expected to express his confidence in this year's class as they prepare to take up their missions.

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