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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama, Vice President Biden to Participate in Memorial Day Ceremonies

First family to spend weekend in Chicago

WASHINGTON—On Thursday, May 27, President Barack Obama and his family will travel to Chicago, where they will spend the weekend.  On Monday, the President will participate in a Memorial Day ceremony at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois.

Also on Monday, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will host a breakfast for Gold Star Families at the White House.  Afterwards, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

More details, including press credentialing information will be released in the coming days.