THE PRESIDENT: One of the most enjoyable things I do as the President
is to hear stories of my fellow citizens — stories of compassion,
stories of care. I just talked to social entrepreneurs who have decided
to help improve the lives of our servicemen and women and their
families. There are some remarkable acts of kindness by people who have
taken it upon themselves to serve their country by helping a neighbor in
need. Whether it be helping the chaplains help kids, or whether it be
helping a family of the injured, whether it be working at Walter Reed or
supporting troops getting ready to go into combat, these good men and
women really represent the very best of America.
I ask my fellow citizens to support our troops and their families.
There are all kinds of ways you can find out how to do so.
AmericaSupportsYou.mil, for example, is a website that if you really do
want to participate like these citizens have, that you can find a way to
contribute your time or your money, your talents, to really send a
message that America supports these brave volunteers who are out
defending their country in the war on terror.
So I thank you all for joining us. It’s been my great pleasure to hear
from you. I’m proud to be the President of a country with so many