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Obama week ahead: Memorial Day at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery; Netanyahu Tuesday

Monday, May 31, 2010

CDT

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT participates in a wreath laying ceremony at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetary

Elwood, Illinois

Travel Pool Coverage

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT attends the 11th Anniversary Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Dedication; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

Open to pre-credentialed media

3:40PM THE FIRST FAMILY departs Chicago, Illinois en route Andrews Air Force Base

Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Open Press

EDT

5:00PM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

6:15PM THE FIRST FAMILY arrives Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

6:30PM THE FIRST FAMILY arrives at the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 5:50PM – Final Gather 6:10PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for Week of May 31, 2010

On Tuesday, the President will meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel at the White House. He will also welcome President Garcia of Peru for a meeting at the White House. Peru is an important partner with the United States and the President looks forward to the opportunity to discuss a wide range of bilateral, hemispheric, and global issues with President Garcia.

On Wednesday, the President will meet with General Odierno. He will then travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and hold an event at Carnegie Mellon University. In the evening, the President and First Lady will host a concert in the East Room honoring Paul McCartney, who will be awarded the 3rd Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress.

On Thursday, the President will attend and deliver remarks at the Secretary of State’s reception in honor of the Indian delegation to the United States-India Strategic Dialogue, which will meet at the State Department earlier that day. The President’s strong support of the Strategic Dialogue and of this inaugural meeting reflects his commitment to furthering a strategic partnership with India as we seek to address global challenges.

On Friday, the President will welcome the Major League Soccer Men’s Champion Real Salt Lake to the White House.