TITLE

Remarks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in Reno, Nevada

AUTHOR(S)
Obama, Barack
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;7/23/2012, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article presents the text of the remarks delivered by U.S. President Barack Obama at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention, held in Reno, Nevada on July 23, 2012. He honored those who were victims of the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado like Staff Sergeant Jesse Childress. He mentioned some accomplishments as promised in his last campaign like the end of war in Iraq, defeat of Al Qaida with the death of Osama Bin Laden, and discussed the overhauling of Transition Assistance Program.
ACCESSION #
78384462

 

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