• First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to Soldiers and civilians gathered at Virginia Commonwealth University's Singleton Center for the Performing Arts to announce a joint intiative to enhance support for military members and veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder.  The initiative boasts new efforts to bolster education, pursue groundbreaking research and share information and best practices among various colleges and universities.  Roughly 200 Fort Lee Soldiers were invited to the announcement and one Soldier, Spc. Cedric Holland, spoke to the audience about his wartime experiences.

    First Lady Speaks

    First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to Soldiers and civilians gathered at Virginia Commonwealth University's Singleton Center for the Performing Arts to announce a joint intiative to enhance support for military members and veterans with Traumatic Brain...

  • First Lady Michelle Obama poses for pictures with Soldiers and medical staff and students of Virginia Commonwealth University at VCU's Singleton Center for the Performing Arts.  The First Lady had earlier announced a collaborative initiative to  enhance support for military members and veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Roughly 200 Fort Lee Soldiers were invited to the announcement.

    First Lady poses with Soldiers, civilians

    First Lady Michelle Obama poses for pictures with Soldiers and medical staff and students of Virginia Commonwealth University at VCU's Singleton Center for the Performing Arts. The First Lady had earlier announced a collaborative initiative to...

  • Fort Lee Spc. Cedric Holland speaks to the audience about his wartime experiences during an event in which First Lady Michelle Obama announced a collaborative effort among the federal government and various colleges and universities to support veterans and military members with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Holland was one of roughly 200 Fort Lee Soldiers in attendance at the event held at Virginia Commonwealth University Jan. 11.

    Fort Lee Soldier relates his experiences

    Fort Lee Spc. Cedric Holland speaks to the audience about his wartime experiences during an event in which First Lady Michelle Obama announced a collaborative effort among the federal government and various colleges and universities to support veterans...

  • Fort Lee Soldiers use their cell phones to record First Lady Michelle Obama as she makes her rounds thanking audience members after an announcement of a joint initiative to support military members and veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder.  The announcement was made at Virginia Commonwealth University's Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 11.  Roughly 200 Fort Lee Soldiers were in attendance.

    Soldiers record event

    Fort Lee Soldiers use their cell phones to record First Lady Michelle Obama as she makes her rounds thanking audience members after an announcement of a joint initiative to support military members and veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post...

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 11, 2012) -- First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to Soldiers and civilians gathered at Virginia Commonwealth University's Singleton Center for the Performing Arts to announce a joint initiative to enhance support for military members and veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder. The iniative boasts new efforts to enhance education, pursue groundbreaking research, share information and best practices among various colleges and universities. The initiative is a part of the First Lady's Joining Forces program that seeks to mobilize all sectors of society to support military personnel, veterans and their families. Roughly 200 Fort Lee Soldiers were invited to the announcement and one Soldier, Spc. Cedric Holland, spoke to the audience about his wartime experiences.

Page last updated Thu January 12th, 2012 at 00:00