Honoring Those Who Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom & Operation New Dawn
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host a formal dinner at the White House to pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of the veterans of the war in Iraq and their families, the White House announced today. With the Theme “A Nation’s Gratitude: Honoring Those Who Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn,” the event has been designed to replicate a State Dinner, according to Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Doug Wilson. It will be held in the East Room on February 29, and include performances by high-profile entertainers.
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