Gen. Richard Cody to be speaker at Officer Candidate graduation

The Army’s vice chief of staff, Gen. Richard Cody, will be the guest speaker at Officer Candidate School graduation at 1 p.m. Aug. 30 at Fort Benning's Marshall Auditorium.

Cody has served as the vice chief of staff since June 2004. He has served on active duty since his graduation from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y, in 1972.

He is a master aviator with more than 5,000 hours of flight time.