The End of Combat Operations in Iraq : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

The End of Combat Operations in Iraq

August 28, 2010

The End of Combat Operations in Iraq

WHITE HOUSE (rushPRnews) 08/28/10 — A message from Joe Biden

Weekly address from President Obama - watch video

Good morning,

This Tuesday, after more than seven years of war, President Obama will end the United States' combat mission in Iraq.

While the war in Iraq has at times been a divisive issue for Americans, one common belief has always remained: Our nation has a sacred obligation to our troops and the families who serve with them.

In his Weekly Address, the President discusses the end of the combat mission in Iraq and what his Administration is doing to support our veterans once they get home:

Since we took office, more than 90,000 troops have returned from Iraq, leaving a force of up to 50,000 U.S. troops who will support Iraqi Security Forces. By the end of next year, all American troops will be out of Iraq.

These men and women have put their lives on the line. They have spent months or years away from their families and homes. Many have suffered devastating injuries. And some who left for Iraq will never return home.

Including veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there are nearly one million more veterans in our country than there were a decade ago. I can tell you that President Obama is 100% committed to supporting our troops and their families not only when they are fighting abroad, but also when they come back home.

That’s why the President has made one of the largest investments in veterans’ care and support in our nation’s history. Here are just a few things this Administration is doing to support our vets:

* Improving veterans’ health care by modernizing and expanding hospitals, cleaning up and simplifying the claims process, and directing significant resources into treating Traumatic Brain Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

 

* Giving nearly 300,000 veterans and their family members access to higher education through the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

* Devoting more resources to job placement and training, directing the federal government to hire more veterans and encouraging the private sector to follow suit.

As our brave men and women return from Iraq, it’s important that all of our veterans know that we are a truly grateful nation. To all of our troops – Thank you for your service; you are true American heroes. To all of our military families – Thank you for your courage and sacrifice.

Sincerely,

Vice President Joe Biden

P.S. Right now, Americans across the country are sending their messages of thanks and support to our troops as part of our Saluting Service in Iraq effort on WhiteHouse.gov. Take a minute to check out President Obama’s message to our troops and leave your own message:

http://WhiteHouse.gov/Salute

 

About the author:

RushPR News is a social media newswire service created to help you with content creation and distribution to news outlets and social media networks. RushPRnews can also assist you with your web strategies with experts advices and strategies at an affordable cost. Write us at news@rushprnews.com

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: BREAKING NEWS, Featured, Politics, PRESS RELEASE, War, World News

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / AH Marketing ahmarketinggroup.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Why Starting Off with VPS Hosting is a Wise Decision

London, UK 06/27/16 · You may have heard the term ‘VPS Hosting,...

FlipBelt Launches Hydration Belt for Runners and Fitness Enthusiasts

DENVER, CO 06/22/16 · FlipBelt announces new version of its wildly popular...

Kickstarter Fun: Wu & Y: Combines Art & Activewear

Brooklyn, NY 06/16/16 · Artistic Activewear Brand Raises 20K on the First...

Nursing Schools Struggle to Keep Up With Demand for Nurses

Peoria, Illinois 06/15/16 · Recent studies carried out by the Georgetown Center...

20 Dollars Discount On All PR Distribution Packages Now

San Francisco 06/14/16 · Time to share the joy again! We just...

A Look Back at RPRNmag Newsmagazine Crowdfunding Stories

San Francisco 06/09/16 · CROWDFUNDING A Look Back at Crowdfunding Campaigns: From Wood...

RPRNmag Newsmagazine Top Stories in May: Robotics & Education

San Francisco 06/07/16 · Recap Stories for the Month of MayLooking back...

Top 5 Must-Have Technologies for Startup Businesses

San Francisco 06/07/16 · Find the Secret to Making Your Small Business...

Ultraseal explains the transformation of casting impregnation at conference in Mexico

Querétaro, Mexico 06/07/16 · The transformation of casting impregnation into a two-stage,...

Diligence International Knows Latin America

Carrollton, TX 06/03/16 · As global investigators, Diligence International Group, LLC (www.digroup-us.com)...

Losode Makes The Second Round at Voom2016

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM 06/01/16 · Losode set to disrupt the global fashion industry...

$20 Off PR Events Coupon. Publish Your Press Release Today

San Francisco 05/31/16 · RushPRNews' motto is PR Made Easy, and we are...