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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 6, 2010. Awards Sgt. Robert J. Miller Medal of Honor

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2010

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010

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

Later, the President and the Vice President will have lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will award Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Staff Sergeant Miller will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions in Afghanistan on January 25, 2008. He displayed immeasurable courage and uncommon valor - eventually sacrificing his own life to save the lives of his teammates and 15 Afghanistan National Army soldiers. Staff Sergeant Miller's parents, Phil and Maureen Miller will join the President at the White House to commemorate their son's selfless service and sacrifice. The Vice President and the First Lady will also attend. This event in the East Room is open press.

Later, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will travel to Newark, New Jersey. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Newark Liberty International Airport are open press. Later, the President will attend a DNC dinner at a private residence in Cresskill, New Jersey. There is print pool coverage of the President's remarks.

In the evening, the President will return to the White House. The departure from Newark Liberty International Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: The Hill
Radio: SRN

Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Washington Post


EDT

9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

11:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

12:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT have lunch
Private Dining Room
Closed Press

1:45PM THE PRESIDENT awards Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor; THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY also attend
East Room
Open Press (Pre-set 12:45PM - Final Gather 1:15PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

4:25PM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Andrews Air Force Base
South Lawn
Open Press (Pre-set 3:55PM - Final Gather 4:10PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:40PM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Newark, New Jersey
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 3:15PM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

5:30PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Newark, New Jersey
Newark Liberty International Airport
Open Press

6:00PM THE PRESIDENT attends a DNC dinner
Private Residence, Cresskill, New Jersey
Print Pool Coverage

7:45PM THE PRESIDENT departs Newark, New Jersey en route Andrews Air Force Base
Newark Liberty International Airport
Open Press

8:35PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

8:50PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House
Open Press (Pre-set 8:20PM - Final Gather 8:35PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs will convene an off-camera gaggle in the Brady Press Briefing Room at 10:30AM.


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