Before the first pitch at Game One of the World Series, First Lady Michelle Obama sent her first official tweet calling on all Americans to support our nation’s military families. Check out the clip here.
As part of their Joining Forces initiative, Mrs. Obama and Dr. Jill Biden teamed up with Major League Baseball at a game dedicated to veterans and military families. The Joining Forces initiative and MLB’s Welcome Back Veterans program encourage all Americans to recognize and support America’s veterans and military families.
Earlier in the day, the First Lady joined President Obama to announce a commitment from the private sector to hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses. Before the game, Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden spent time with veterans and military families at the St. Louis Veterans Center and answered MLB fans' questions in an online chat.
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden are asking Americans to get involved in any way they can. Get started at JoiningForces.gov.