President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and the nation’s top defense leaders honored 78 service members - active duty, National Guard and Reserve - for their service in Iraq with a White House dinner on Feb. 29, 2012. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, Joint Chiefs Chairman Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, and the joint chiefs will be on hand to express the nation’s gratitude to the men and women who served in Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn.
The Pentagon’s top leaders joined President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in paying tribute to Iraq War veterans and their families during a White House dinner held in their honor. Story
President Barack Obama honored troops for their devotion, strength and resolve while Vice President Joe Biden praised the “9/11 Generation” during a tribute to Iraq War veterans and their families. Story
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a White House tribute to Iraq War veterans and their families to honor them for their service, sacrifice and commitment to the nation. Story
More than 60 Iraq War veterans gathered at a reception, sharing their memories as they prepared to receive the nation's thanks for their service at a White House dinner in their honor. Story | Guest List
A Gold Star wife will be among the guests attending a dinner to honor Iraq war veterans and their families at the White House.