Saturday, April 28, 2012
Here's the unedited speeches President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama made during their visit to Fort Stewart Friday.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visited Fort Stewart Friday. While there, the president signed an executive order to crack down on unethical recruiting of military members by educational institutions. Here's the unedited tape of their speeches. We had to split it into three videos to keep within time constraints (and so they'd load in under a hundred years), so just click on them in order and you'll be in good shape! Got something to say about this story? Tell us in the comments! Subscribe to the Fort Stewart Patch newsletter and get news, Patch deals and breaking news alerts delivered straight to your inbox. Follow Fort Stewart Patch on Twitter and Facebook. Add your photos to Pics & Clips.
Friday, April 27, 2012
During his visit to Fort Stewart Friday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order aimed at ending aggressive and deceptive recruiting of military students by educational institutions.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visited Fort Stewart Friday to greet soldiers and their families and sign an executive order aimed at cracking down on educational institutions that use deceptive practices to recruit soldiers and veterans. The First Lady also spoke to the soldiers about Joining Forces, her initiative to encourage businesses to employ veterans. Hours before the first couple arrived, thousands of soldiers, veterans and their families thronged Fort Stewart's Marne Garden. When the Obamas appeared at about 12:30 p.m., the civilians in the crowd erupted into cheers while the soldiers snapped to attention and saluted. Here are excerpts of the Obamas' remarks: "We are beyond thrilled -- beyond thrilled -- to …
Saturday, December 17, 2011
First Lady Michelle Obama joined forces with Toys for Tots volunteers and Marines to sort through toys donated from the White House staff here today.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
A White House playground, a compelling collage and a look inside Barbara Marshall's Steps n Stages Jubilee House.
Team AWV (American Women Veterans) and families submitted over 1,000 photos that helped the artists create this collage for the home. Incorporated into the collage are photos sent in by AWV members, including those submitted by family members and loved ones in tribute to the women who've served in our nation's defense. This collage also serves as a memorial to our fallen sisters as many of their photos are interspersed throughout the collage. AWV's Founder and Executive Director was on set and Alicia Fesi Large, AWV Social Media Manager, worked remotely to help with the project.