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Obama Honors Fallen Troops In Memorial Day Ceremony

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama led the nation in commemorating Memorial Day, declaring the United States has reached "a pivotal moment" in...

Obama: We Must Do More To Care For Our Veterans

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must work harder to make sure veterans get the opportunities and benefits they have earned. ...

Obama Delivers Memorial Day Remarks At Arlington (FULL TEXT)

Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama honored fallen troops Monday at Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and delivering ...

Obama Honors Fallen Troops On Memorial Day

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Monday that Americans must honor the sacrifices of their fighting men and women, particularly at a ...

Obama Honors Fallen Troops At Arlington Cemetery

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

Americans planned to gather at cemeteries, memorials and monuments nationwide to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day, at a time when...

Obama Memorial Day Remarks (FULL TEXT)

Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama honored fallen troops on Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Bel...

Obama Honors Fallen Troops

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama paid tribute Monday to the men and women who have died defending America, pointing to Vietnam veterans as an...

Shades of Guilt in My Purple Heart

Shannon P. Meehan | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics
Shannon P. Meehan

When you see my Purple Heart, you see my sacrifice, but I see and feel much more. I see the people I killed, the civilians that I failed to protect, and I am reminded that there will be no Purple Heart for them.

Obama Marks Memorial Day At Arlington National Cemetery

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans from Washington to California were marking Memorial Day with parades, barbecues and somber moments of reflection in an an...

Obama Hits The Basketball Court On Weekend Trip To Chicago

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama and his family are enjoying their hometown holiday weekend with barbecue Saturday night at a friend's home. Th...

Michelle Obama Memorial Day Weekend Wardrobe: What Did She Wear Best? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

On Saturday Michelle Obama was spotted in the backyard of her Chicago home wearing yellow rubber gloves. Although the first lady was probably just doi...

Obama Memorial Day Speech Cut Short By Rain

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ELWOOD, Ill. -- Torrential rain, lightning, thunder and strong winds forced President Barack Obama to cancel a Memorial Day speech at the Abraham Linc...

Obama To Honor America's War Dead On Memorial Day, Visits Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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Obama Family Enjoys Sleepover In Chicago Home On Memorial Day Weekend

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

CHICAGO — Good friends, good food and the comforts of his own home. President Barack Obama enjoyed all three when he brought his family home to...

Obamas In Chicago: First Family Enjoys Memorial Day Weekend At Home (PHOTOS)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 06.02.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama and his family are enjoying their hometown holiday weekend with barbecue Saturday night at a friend's home. The F...

Obama's Memorial Day Celebration At Arlington Cemetery

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama avoided a racial controversy on his first Memorial Day in office by sending wreaths to separate memorials fo...

Obama Honors Troops On Memorial Day (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Obama made remarks on Saturday to honor Memorial Day, thanking U.S. troops past and present for their service to the country. Watch the vi...

Obama, McCain Take A Break From Fighting For Memorial Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This Memorial Day weekend, Obama extended what has been seen as a temporary olive branch to Republican rival John McCain after a week of tough fightin...