Fact Sheet – President Obama visits Fort Lee

Fort Lee Facts Card

FORT LEE, Va. – Media are invited to the location of the President’s meeting with troops tomorrow for access to the venue and key participants immediately following the departure of the Commander-in-Chief.

Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general; town hall participants and troop event attendees will be available for interviews.

WHAT: Post-presidential visit coverage

WHO: Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, Commanding General, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee; town hall participants and troop event attendees.

WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Media will be escorted to the event location

Media planning to attend this opportunity must contact Sarah Gauvin at (804) 734-6965, (804) 400-4243 or sarah.r.gauvin.civ@mail.mil by noon Wednesday, Sept. 28 for escort instructions.

The White House Press Office has the lead for coordinating coverage of the town hall and troop event. Pool reports, images and video will be available at no cost to any media outlet requesting them from the selected local pool press members from The Richmond Times-Dispatch and WRIC-TV, given attribution is provided to the source, according to the White House Press Office. Contact James S. Nolan, jnolan@timesdispatch.com or (804) 363-8685 for print; Robert A. Brown, bbrown@timesdispatch.com or (804) 334-5353 for still photography; and Mike Vrabel, mvrabel@wric.com or (804) 330-8838 for video. For questions, email Media_Affairs@who.eop.gov.