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Deployed parents will be able to watch their graduating seniors receive their diplomas this week as 14 Defense Department schools in Europe schools hold live webcasts of the commencement ceremonies.

Department of Defense Dependent Schools-Europe, in conjunction with U.S. Army Europe and the 5th Signal Command, will broadcast the ceremonies starting Thursday. DODDS-Europe estimates that 125 students have parents deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and other places around the world who will be able to see the webcasts.

The dates for ceremonies are:

Thursday – Naples, Patch, Bamberg, Heidelberg and Ansbach.

Friday – Ramstein, Rota, Lakenheath, Kaiserslautern and Vilseck.

Saturday – Aviano and Mannheim.

Sunday – Wiesbaden and Vicenza.

For more information about the ceremonies or dates and times visit Visitors to the site will be prompted to use a login and password. To view a webcasts, log in with the username 2010grads, and the password lucky2010.


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