President Obama at the Disabled American Veterans National Convention

President Obama spoke at the Disabled American Veterans National Convention in Orlando, Florida. He talked about several priorities of… read more

President Obama spoke at the Disabled American Veterans National Convention in Orlando, Florida. He talked about several priorities of his administration for honoring the nation’s veterans and military families that included ending the disability claims backlog, delivering health care, educational incentives, helping homeless veterans, and the creation a national mental health research initiative. He also called on Congress to extend permanently the tax credits for businesses that hire veterans and to pass his Veterans Job Corps proposal. The president was introduced by first lady Michelle Obama, who spoke about the work she and Jill Biden were doing with veterans and how it inspired them. close

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White House Event
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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Aug 11, 2013

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  • Aug 11, 2013 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Aug 11, 2013 | 10:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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