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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Sept. 18, 2009.

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Office of the Press Secretary
September 17, 2009


In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award in the Oval Office. The award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Dennis M. McCarthy will also attend. This year's recipients are listed at the end of this guidance. This meeting is closed press.

Also tomorrow, NEC Director Lawrence H. Summers will deliver a speech at Georgetown University where he will offer insight and analysis on the one year anniversary of the acceleration of the credit crisis and discuss the importance of passing comprehensive regulatory reform. The event will take place in the Lohrfink Auditorium at the McDonough School of Business from 3:30PM to 4:30PM. Media interested in covering this event must RSVP to Teresa Mannix at by 8:00AM EDT tomorrow.

In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: National Journal
Radio: AP
Travel Photo: TIME


9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:35AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

9:55AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

1:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
Oval Office
Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs & U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice

2009 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
Primary Recipients
· AeroDyn Wind Tunnel -- Gary Eaker, President and CEO
· AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals -- Marta Brito Perez, Vice President, Human Resources, North America & Global Marketing
· City of Cambridge Fire Department -- Chief Gerald Reardon, Chief of Department
· Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc. -- Charles "Mike" Goss, Branch Manager
· First Data Corporation -- Michael D. Capellas, CEO and Chairman
· FMC Technologies, Inc. -- John Gremp, Executive Vice President
· Jackson Parish Sheriff's Department -- Andrew Brown, Sheriff
· Law Firm of Marks, O'Neill, O'Brien & Courtney, P.C. -- Norman Hall Brooks, Jr., Of Counsel
· Microsoft Corporation -- Robert Youngjohns, President MSNA
· Mid America Kidney Stone Association -- Donald Flora, General Manager
· NetJets -- James Christiansen, President
· Ohio Department of Public Safety -- Henry Guzmán, Director
· Perpetual Technologies, Inc. -- Ryan Stephens, President & CEO
· Santa Ana Police Department -- Chief Paul Walters, Chief of Police
· TriWest Healthcare Alliance -- David J. McIntyre, Jr., President and CEO


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