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Posted byon September 30, 2011 at 3:32 PM EDT
The President honored the outgoing Chairman, Navy Admiral Mike Mullen, and thanked him for his four years of extraordinary service in that role and his four decades in uniform. President Obama also discussed the news that Anwar al-Awlaki -- a leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- was killed in Yemen this morning
Posted byon September 9, 2011 at 5:20 PM EDT
The Secretary of Defense says that immediately following the terrible attack, "you could see the great strength of this country" as American came together to respond
Posted byon August 15, 2011 at 5:20 PM EDT
Brad Cooper, Executive Director of Joining Forces, explains recent efforts to strengthen job training for transitioning service members and licensing for military spouses.
Posted byon July 25, 2011 at 11:01 AM EDT
Attorney General Eric Holder announces the launch of a comprehensive, cutting-edge strategy that will take our Nation's fight against transnational organized crime to the next level.
Posted byon July 15, 2011 at 12:26 PM EDT
Section 526 restricts Federal Agencies from entering into contracts to buy alternative fuels that are more polluting than conventional fuels, setting an important baseline in developing the fuels we need for the future.
Posted byon July 15, 2011 at 9:35 AM EDT
This week, The President holds meetings with bipartisan congressional leaders, awarded the medal of honor, and repeatedly spoke to the country about the ongoing debt discussions at the White House.
Posted byon July 12, 2011 at 7:20 PM EDT
The President awards the Medal of Honor to Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry for his heroism in Afghanistan.
Posted byon July 4, 2011 at 10:38 AM EDT
Join the First Family in celebrating the Fourth of July with a concert and a view of fireworks on the South Lawn streamed live on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon July 1, 2011 at 4:41 PM EDT
A quick look at the week of June 27th, on WhiteHouse.gov and beyond.
Posted byon June 30, 2011 at 2:45 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden joins military spouses, corporate leaders and military officials to launch the Military Spouse Employment Partnership.