Obamas to visit troops returning from Iraq to Fort Bragg next week

From staff reportsDecember 8, 2011 

President Obama will visit Fort Bragg next week to speak to troops returning from Iraq, the White House announced this morning.

First Lady Michelle Obama will accompany the president to North Carolina on Wednesday. The Obamas will acknowledge the service and sacrifices of the troops and their families as the eight-year war in Iraq comes to a close.

"Like many other military installations across this nation, during the war in Iraq, service members from Ft. Bragg – and their families – have provided remarkable service to our country through their deployments to Iraq," the White House said in a statement.

Additional details about the president's visit are not yet available.

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