Join First Lady Michelle Obama and thank an American hero. Create your card today with the Thank The Troops app.
One percent of Americans may be fighting our wars, but we need 100 percent of Americans to be supporting our troops and their families. Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden are asking Americans to get involved.
- Search for service opportunities by zip code or interest and take action in your community.
- Pledge service hours in honor of the service military families, veterans and service members.
- A simple act of kindness can mean so much. Say thanks to a military family today.
- How are you serving our nation’s military families? Tell us your story.
- Have an idea to support military families in your community? Create a project and invite others to join.
Joining Forces to Provide Jobs for Military Families
First Lady with US military families stationed at Mildenhall and Lakenheath US Air Force Base at RAF Mildenhall, England before departing.
President Obama at the 113th National Convention of the VFW in Reno, Nev. - pics
President Barack Obama, center, with Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, left, Commander of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2012, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (Credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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The President and First Lady Announce the 2012 Launch of Veterans and Military Families for Obama
Since day one, President Obama has made it a priority to keep the sacred trust we hold with those who wear the uniform of the United States and their families. Join us today as we continue to better serve those who have served this nation.
Join Veterans and Military Families for Obama:https://my.barackobama.com/POTUSFLOTUSvid
President Barack Obama greets hospital personnel in the ICU at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, May 1, 2012. The President presented ten Purple Hearts, three in the ICU. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
One Year of Joining Forces (by whitehouse)
First Lady Michelle Obama and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden honor our veterans and military families on the one year anniversary of their Joining Forces initiative.
Sherman and Tammie Gillums look at their pictures with First Lady Michelle Obama as Mrs. Obama continues to greets guests at the Joining Forces Community Challenge event on the South Lawn of the White House, April 11, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert)
In this photo provided by Comedy Central, first lady Michelle Obama laughs with Stephen Colbert during her appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” in New York. Obama has been everywhere from a West Point mess hall to a NASCAR speedway in the past year to drum up support for military families through her “joining forces” campaign. On Wednesday, she marked the program’s one-year anniversary by taking stock of what’s been done and challenging Americans to do even more. (AP Photo/Comedy Central, Kristopher Long)
First Lady Michelle Obama embraces Eun White, 4, as his father Darnell White looks on during a pre-Easter celebration with military families and children at the Fisher House on Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images / April 4, 2012)