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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 31, 2012.

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 30, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2012

In the morning, the President will depart the White House en route Fort Bliss, Texas. The departure from the South Lawn and arrival at Biggs Army Airfield are open press.

The President last traveled to Fort Bliss on August 31, 2010. On the two-year anniversary of the end of our combat mission in Iraq, the President will have a roundtable discussion with service-members and military families and speak to troops at Fort Bliss, focusing on how part of ending wars responsibly demands standing by those who have served. The roundtable with service-members and military families will be closed press. The President's remarks to troops will be open to pre-credentialed media.

In the evening, the President will return to Washington, DC. The departure from Biggs Army Airfield 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: Real Clear Politics

Radio: Talk Radio

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: New York Times

EDT

8:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 9:10AM- North Doors of the Palm Room)

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route El Paso, Texas

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 8:00AM - Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

MDT

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT arrives in El Paso, Texas

Biggs Army Airfield

Open Press

12:15PM THE PRESIDENT participates in a roundtable discussion with service-members and military families

Fort Bliss

Closed Press

1:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks to troops

Fort Bliss

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

2:10PM THE PRESIDENT departs El Paso, Texas en route Joint Base Andrews

Biggs Army Airfield

Open Press

EDT

7:45PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

8:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 7:40PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle on Air Force One

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