Fulfilling Our Moral Obligation to Our Veterans

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Fulfilling Our Moral Obligation to Our Veterans

Yesterday, President Obama traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina to address the American Legion — the nation’s largest veteran service organization — and pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of our veterans from every corner of the country and every generation.

In his remarks, the President noted how his Administration has been working with the Legion to help today’s servicemembers when they come home. “The bond between our forces and our citizens has to be a sacred trust,” he said. “For me, for my administration, upholding our trust with our veterans is not just a matter of policy, it is a moral obligation.”

Find out more about how the President and his Administration are helping America’s veterans and military families.

See the President's remarks to the American Legion.

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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