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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 31, 2010. Oval Office address to mark Iraq combat mission end

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 30, 2010

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010

In the morning, the President will travel to Fort Bliss, Texas, where he will meet with troops. Fort Bliss is home to troops who have served at every stage of the Iraq War, including troops who are redeploying back home throughout the fall, and troops supporting our new support mission in Iraq. There will be travel pool coverage of the President's visit with the troops. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival in El Paso are open press.

In the evening, the President will return to Washington and address the nation from the Oval Office on the end of the American combat mission in Iraq. The President's remarks are pooled press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Houston Chronicle

Radio: SRN

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: AFP

Radio: NBC

EDT

8:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

8:30AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Andrews Air Force Base

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 8:00AM - Final Call 8:15AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:45AM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route El Paso, Texas

Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool (Call Time 7:30AM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

MDT

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT arrives in El Paso, Texas

Biggs Army Airfield

Open Press

11:10AM THE PRESIDENT meets with troops

Fort Bliss Army Base,

Travel Pool Coverage

12:20PM THE PRESIDENT departs El Paso, Texas en route Andrews Air Force Base

Biggs Army Airfield

Open Press

EDT

5:55PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

6:10PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 5:40PM - Final Gather 5:55PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:00PM THE PRESIDENT addresses the nation

Oval Office

Pooled Press Coverage

Briefing Schedule

Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton will gaggle aboard Air Force One

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