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White House Schedule - October 1, 2012
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing. This meeting is closed press.
In the morning, the Vice President will participate in the Presidential Daily Briefing via teleconference.
At 1:00 PM, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Program Transition Ceremony at the Pentagon. The ceremony will recognize the collective contributions of civilian and military personnel who helped procure and field over 24,000 MRAPs to U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, which are credited with saving the lives of countless American soldiers, Marines, sailors, and airmen. In addition, the ceremony will mark the start of the transition of the MRAP Joint Program Office from the Marine Corps to the Army and the formal establishment of an MRAP Program of Record within each Service.
This event is pooled for TV and open to correspondents and still photographers. Media inquiries and RSVPs should be directed to Terry Mitchell, Department of Defense, at Terry.Mitchell@osd.mil.
The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Local Event Time:8:40 AM PDT
Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort
The Vice President delivers remarks at the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Program Transition Ceremony
Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents
Open to still photographers