Michelle Obama, Jill Biden to visit Camp Lejeune

Michelle Obama

April 9, 2011 2:05:50 PM PDT
The White House announced Saturday that Camp Lejeune will host First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden as the first stop of a national tour supporting military families.Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden will speak to 3,000 Marines, soldiers, sailors, and military family members at Camp Lejeune the morning of April 13th.

They will be joined by General James Amos, the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Major General Carl Jenson, the Commanding General, Marine Corps Installations East.

Following the speech, they will visit Operation Shower, a non-profit organization that honors the sacrifices of military families.

The new initiative aimes to educate, challenge, and spark action from all sectors of society, to ensure military families have the support they have earned, according to The White House.

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