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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Sept. 15, 2011. Dakota Meyer medal of honor, two fund-raisers

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 14, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011

The President will meet with Secretary of the Treasury Geithner in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will award Dakota Meyer, a former active duty Marine Corps Corporal, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. He will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a member of Marine Embedded Training Team 2-8, Regional Corps Advisory Command 3-7, in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He will be the third living recipient - and first Marine - to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. The First Lady will also attend this event. The President's remarks in the East Room are open press.

In the evening, the President will attend two DNC events at private residences in Washington, DC. There will be print pool coverage of the President's remarks at both events.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Talking Points Memo
Radio: Sirius


EDT

10:00AM Pool Call Time

12:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of the Treasury Geithner
Oval Office
Closed Press

2:45PM THE PRESIDENT awards Dakota Meyer, a former active duty Marine Corps Corporal, the Medal of Honor; THE FIRST LADY also attends
East Room
Open Press (Pre-Set 12:45 PM--Final Gather 2:15 PM--North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a DNC event
Private Residence, Washington, DC
Print Pool Coverage for Remarks (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 5:45PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:40PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a DNC event
Private Residence, Washington, DC
Print Pool Coverage for Remarks


Briefing Schedule

12:45PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

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