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Obama guidance, press schedule May 13, 2014 — Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama awards former active duty Army Sgt. Kyle White the Medal of Honor for” his courageous actions while serving as a Platoon Radio Telephone Operator assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, during combat operations against an armed enemy in Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on November 9, 2007.”

Below, from the White House…

UPDATED:

Later in the morning, the President will join law enforcement leaders from across the country to discuss the importance of passing commonsense immigration reform. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

11:55AM THE PRESIDENT joins law enforcement leaders to discuss immigration reform

Eisenhower Executive Office Building

Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 11:35AM – Stakeout Location)

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 12, 2014

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will award Kyle J. White, a former active duty Army Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Sergeant White will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a Platoon Radio Telephone Operator assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, during combat operations against an armed enemy in Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on November 9, 2007. Sergeant White will be the seventh living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. The President’s remarks in the East Room are open to pre-credentialed media; the deadline to RSVP has closed.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Financial Times

Radio: VOA

EDT

9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT awards Kyle J. White, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor

East Room

Open Press (Pre-Set 12:45PM—Final Gather 2:30PM—North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:30 PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney