Military Leaders Hold Town Halls for Obama
Lieutenant General Claudia Kennedy and the15th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps John Estrada will hold a series of town hall meetings this weekend in Virginia.
They will be in Roanoke, Staunton and Winchester on Saturday and in Prince William County near the Quantico Marine Corps Base and Virginia Beach on Sunday. They will tout Obama's plan to end to the Iraq war, build international alliances, defeat al Qaeda and complete the U.S.'s work in Afghanistan.
Kennedy, who retired in 2000, was the first woman to reach the rank of three-star Lieutenant General in the U.S. Army. Estrada, who retired last year, was the first African-American to hold the rank of 15th Sergeant Major of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Details of the events are below:
SAT, OCT. 11, 2008
Roanoke National Security Town Hall with Lt. Gen. Kennedy and Sgt. Maj. Estrada
When: 12:45 p.m.
Where: TAP Community Room
145 Campbell Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24011
Staunton National Security Town Hall with Lt. Gen. Kennedy and Sgt. Maj. Estrada
When: 3:45 p.m.
Where: Staunton Public Library
1 Churchville Avenue
Staunton, VA 24401
Winchester National Security Town Hall with Lt. Gen. Kennedy and Sgt. Maj. Estrada
When: 6:45 p.m.
Where: Shenandoah University
1560 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601
SUN, OCT. 12, 2008
Quantico Veterans for Obama Event with Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy and Sgt. Maj. Estrada
When: 9:45 a.m.
Where: American Legion Post 28
17934 Liming Lane
Triangle, VA 22172-1622
Virginia Beach Veterans for Obama Event with Lt. Gen. Kennedy and Sgt. Maj. Estrada
When: 2:15 p.m.
Where: Disabled American Vets Hall
4896 Kempsville Green Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
October 9, 2008; 4:03 PM ET
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