THE WHITE HOUSE. Office of the First Lady- For Immediate Release, January 30, 2012
REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AT JOINING FORCES CAREGIVERS EVENT
Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., 11:34 A.M. EST
MRS. OBAMA: Thank you. (Applause.) Good morning, everyone. Please — thank you so much. Please be seated.
Well, this is good stuff, right? I want to start by thanking Secretary Solis for her outstanding leadership here at the Department of Labor. I also want to thank all of the DOL employees here today for all of your hard work and all of your dedication. I have had some wonderful visits here with all of you, and this is another great visit.
The fact is that without all of you, there wouldn’t be days like this. And my husband and I are so grateful for every single thing that you do. Congratulations on your work.
Today is a big day for our troops, our veterans, and for their families. And we have quite a group assembled here today to help celebrate. It just warms my heart, but it also shows just how important this issue is.
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