Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Photo Gallery: Honor, Glory, and Gratitude

An emotional and awe-inspiring ceremony at the White House yesterday. In the Oval Office, President Barack Obama signed legislation granting a collective Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team,  for their dedicated service during World War II. Many of those veterans are second generation Japanese Americans. Some of them were confined in internment camps before joining […]
Sunday, May 30, 2010

President Obama speaks on the meaning of Memorial Day

In his weekly address on yesterday, President Barack Obama called on all Americans to remember and honor those who have given their lives fighting for the ideals and freedoms we treasure in this country. Remarks of President Barack Obama Saturday, May 29, 2010 Weekly Address Washington, DC This weekend, as we celebrate Memorial Day, families across America will gather in backyards and […]
Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Veterans Day: A time to remember and honor

Official White House Photo/Samantha Appleton — In a cold drizzly rain, President Obama stopped to share a moment with a couple of visitors at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, today.   All across the nation today, Americans are remembering those who serve and those who have served in the armed forces. At Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, President Barack Obama took part in a […]