By Jueseppi B.
This afternoon, more than 1,200 military heroes and their families will join President Obama and the First Lady at the White House for an Independence Day celebration.
July 03, 2013
04:15 PM EDT
Happy Independence Day! To celebrate, more than 1,200 military heroes and their families will join the President and the First Lady at the White House for an Independence Day celebration, which includes a performance by the Grammy Award Winning band, fun.
You don’t need to be on the South Lawn to enjoy the show! Check out the “Salute to the Military” USO Concert and the fireworks over the National Mall on WhiteHouse.gov/live or on your iPhone with the White House App.
Here’s the schedule for Thursday, July 4:
- 6:00 PM EDT: President Obama delivers remarks from the South Lawn
- 8:10 PM EDT: USO show featuring fun.
- 9:10 PM EDT: National capital fireworks display
But first – check out some of our favorite Fourth of July moments from the last few years.
The Rest Of The Week:
Thursday: The President and the First Lady will celebrate the Fourth of July by hosting military heroes and their families for an Independence Day celebration with a barbeque, concert and a view of fireworks on the South Lawn.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: The President and First Family will be at Camp David. On Sunday, they will return to Washington, DC.
Weekly Address: Celebrating Independence Day
July 04, 2013 | 2:51 | Public Domain
President Obama commemorates our nation’s Independence Day, and recognizes the generations of Americans— from farmers to teachers to entrepreneurs—who worked together to make the United States what it is today.
MENSAJE DE LA CASA BLANCA: El Coronel Ricardo Morales, Director para la Casa Blanca de la iniciativa Fuerzas Unidas (Joining Forces), habló sobre el Día de la Independencia y la importancia de nuestras tropas.
July 04, 2013 | 3:18 | Public Domain
En el mensaje de esta semana, el Coronel Ricardo Morales, Director of Fuerzas Unidas (Joining Forces) celebra el Cuatro de Julio y la importancia de recordar el significado de esta fecha. Joining Forces es una iniciativa de la Primer Dama Michelle Obama y la Dra. Jill Biden, dedicada a apoyar a los miembros de nuestro servicio militar, los veteranos y familias militares con los recursos que ellos se merecen.
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