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The White House, Washington
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Follow Along: Today’s Schedule
All times are Eastern Time (ET)

10:00 am: The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

12:10 pm: The President participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony

3:10 pm: The President honors the 2015- 2016 College Football Playoff National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide

President Obama Awards the Medal of Honor to Senior Chief Ed Byers

President Obama presented Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers with our nation’s highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor. After the President’s remarks at the White House, Senior Chief Byers shared his reactions:

President Obama Awards the Medal of Honor to Senior Chief Ed Byers


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Source: The White House


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