The Acts of Obama

Fri, June 6, 2014: Obama Attends D-Day Commemoration Events

WHITE HOUSE SCHEDULE: In the morning, the President will depart Paris, France, en route the Normandy region of France. The departure from Paris Orly International Airport will be pooled press, and the arrival at Caen Carpiquet Airport will be open press. While in Normandy, the President will greet both WWII and post-9/11 U.S. veterans at Omaha Beach. This greeting will be closed press. The President will then deliver remarks at Omaha Beach for the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. The President's remarks are open press. Afterward, the President will tour the observation deck at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial with President Francois Hollande of France. There will be pool coverage of the tour.

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a leaders photo and lunch hosted by President Hollande at the Château de Bénouville. The photo is pooled press, and the lunch will be closed press. Afterward, the President will attend the Ouistreham International Ceremony at Sword Beach. This event is open press.

In the evening, the President will depart Normandy en route Paris, where he will meet at the airport with employees and family members of the U.S. Embassy to France. The President's departure from Caen Carpiquet Airport is open press, and the arrival at Paris Orly International Airport is pooled press. The meet with embassy employees and family members is closed press.

The President will then depart France en route Washington, DC. The President's departure from Paris Orly International Airport is pooled press, and his arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

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