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Obama Walter Reed Visit On Martin Luther King Jr Day

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama is visiting wounded troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

A day after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery, Obama began Monday with an unscheduled stop at Walter Reed, where he is meeting with those wounded during their military service.

Monday is the federal holiday commemorating the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., and Obama is leading a day of community service Monday, asking the nation to honor King's legacy by making a renewed commitment to service.

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