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Posted byon May 6, 2011 at 12:05 PM EDT
May 6, 2011 is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. President Obama issues a proclamation and Dr. Biden shares a special email message. Watch remarks at a Mother's Day event live at 3:15 p.m. on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 6, 2011 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, the President announced the death of Osama bin Laden, visited New York City to honor the victims of 9/11 and their families, made sure the federal government was doing its part in the states devastated by storms and much more.
Posted byon May 5, 2011 at 6:03 PM EDT
On Military Spouse Appreciation Day, let us join together to show our service members we are taking care of their families back home as they serve our Nation across the globe.
"Our Obligations to Each Other As Americans": President Obama Welcomes the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier RidePosted byon May 4, 2011 at 5:35 PM EDT
President Obama welcomed riders in the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride to the White House, and thanked them for their service and inspiration to all Americans.
Posted byon May 4, 2011 at 11:14 AM EDT
Saturday, May 21st is Armed Forces Day. Tell us how you'll be thanking the men and women who stand up to protect our country.
Posted byon May 3, 2011 at 3:06 PM EDT
Deborah Mullen, the wife of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen, reminds us all that military families can use our support year-round.
President Obama Presents Medal of Honor: "We're Reminded That We Are Fortunate to Have Americans Who Dedicate Their Lives to Protecting Ours"Posted byon May 2, 2011 at 2:27 PM EDT
On a day when America is honoring those who are serving now and their tremendous accomplishments for our national security, the President recognizes two heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War decades ago.
Posted byon May 2, 2011 at 11:00 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden stop by Sesame Street to tape Joining Forces Public Service Announcements asking all Americans to support our military families.
Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, the President celebrated Easter, worked on short term and long term ways to get away from high gas prices, pledged support for Alabama and other states in the South hit by devastating storms and announced new key members of his National Security team.
Posted byon April 28, 2011 at 5:06 PM EDT
The President sends prayers, and help, to Alabama and the other Southern states hit by devastating storms as he announces new names for Defense Secretary, CIA Director, and the civilian team for Afghanistan.