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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 30, 2011. Minneapolis American Legion speech

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 29, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011

In the morning, the President will travel to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. The departure from the South Lawn and arrival at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are open press.

Later in the morning, the President will deliver remarks at the American Legion Annual Conference at the Minneapolis Convention Center to thank our veterans for their service in our nations wars and, as we approach the 10th anniversary of 9/11, he will pay special tribute to the 9/11 Generation of troops and their families who have borne the burden of a hard decade of war. He will discuss how responsibly ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan must include meeting our obligations to take care of our troops and veterans as they come home, and will review the Administration's efforts in meeting our obligations to all veterans. These remarks are open press.

In the afternoon, the President will return to Washington, DC. The departure from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and arrival on the South Lawn are open press.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Houston Chronicle
Radio: AP

Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: AFP
Radio: NPR

EDT

8:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

8:45AM THE PRESIDENT departs the South Lawn en route Joint Base Andrews
South Lawn
Open Press (Final Gather 8:20 AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

9:05AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 7:30 AM - Joint Base Andrews, Virginia Gate)

CDT

10:25AM THE PRESIDENT arrives Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Open Press


10:55AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the American Legion Annual Conference
Minneapolis Convention Center
Open Press

12:15PM THE PRESIDENT departs Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota en route Joint Base Andrews
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Open Press
EDT

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews
Travel Pool Coverage

3:45PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Final Gather 3:25 PM -- North Doors of the Palm Room)


Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle on Air Force One

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