Presidential Remarks at American Legion National Convention

President Obama praised veterans for their service and sacrifices, particularly thanking the “9/11 generation” for “an… read more

President Obama praised veterans for their service and sacrifices, particularly thanking the “9/11 generation” for “an unrelenting decade of operations.” He talked about his plan to help veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan find employment, pledging to honor his responsibility to veterans by spending more on assistance, working more efficiently to process disability claims, and addressing higher numbers of brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) cases. close

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Presidential Remarks at American Legion National Convention

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White House Event
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Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Aug 30, 2011

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  • Aug 30, 2011 | 11:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 2011 | 5:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 2011 | 8:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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