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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Dr. Jill Biden Arrives in London, United Kingdom

Leading a Presidential Delegation, Dr. Jill Biden has arrived in London, United Kingdom, to join athletes representing the United States at the Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans. Ninety six American athletes are competing against teams from twelve other nations.

While in London, Dr. Biden will join members of the Presidential Delegation and families of the athletes to cheer on the U.S. team competing in the games, and will also participate in the closing ceremony.

Dr. Biden will also commemorate the centennial of the start of World War I at the Tower of London with dignitaries from other competing nations. This event on Saturday evening is open press.

This trip is part of Dr. Biden’s ongoing efforts through the Joining Forces initiative to raise awareness and show appreciation for veterans, service members and their families.