Ensign Alexander Tyler Schmidt celebrates with President Barack Obama after he received his degree and commission at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduation in New London, Conn., Wednesday, May 18, ... more 
Ensign Alexander Tyler Schmidt celebrates with President Barack Obama after he received his degree and commission at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduation in New London, Conn., Wednesday, May 18, 2011. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charles Dharapak
Wed, May 18, 2011 2:37 PM EDT