Monday, June 14, 2010

Michelle Obama Visits Camp Pendleton

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.-Mrs. Michelle Obama, first lady of the United States, makes a public address to Marines, sailors and their families at Camp Pendleton, June 13. During her visit to the most populated Marine Corps base, Obama also met with wounded warriors and parents of the Exceptional Family Program as part of her advocacy campaign on behalf of the nation's military families. Photograph courtesy: Sgt. Michael T. Knight

On Sunday, Michelle Obama, met and spoke with Marines, sailors and their family members at Camp Pendleton.

Before Obama’s public address, she visited with wounded warriors and parents of the Exceptional Family Member Program. The mission of Wounded Warrior Battalion West is to provide and facilitate assistance to wounded, injured and/or ill Marines, sailors attached to or in support of Marine units, and their family members, throughout the phases of recovery.
   The Exceptional Family Member Program helps families of service member manage dual demands of a military career and the special needs of a family member with a chronic illness or learning disability.chelle Obama, met and spoke with Marines, sailors and their family members at Camp Pendleton.  

Courtesy: The Official website of the Marines. Click link below for full post By Sgt. Michael T. Knight  , Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton 

 First lady visits Camp Pendleton families