Kim Kardashian West says her stepfather Bruce Jenner is the 'happiest' she has ever seen him

4 reasons why we absolutely can't wait to watch this awesome new spy movie Kingsman: Secret Service!

Michelle Obama visits Oprah

2011-01-28 10:12
 
Chicago - Michelle Obama made a stop on The Oprah Winfrey Show to salute America's military families.

The first lady appeared on Thursday's episode of Winfrey's talk show, describing how "months go by where birthdays are missed" because military families have multiple deployments.

Her appearance comes three days after President Barack Obama announced new government-wide initiatives to support military families, including programmes aimed at preventing suicide and homelessness. Michelle Obama also was to speak on Thursday to new soldiers at their graduation ceremony at Fort Jackson in central South Carolina.

The first lady has become an advocate for military families. She has travelled to military installations to talk with service members about their needs and concerns and has urged Americans to volunteer time to help them.

- AP

Read more on:    oprah winfrey  |  michelle obama  |  tv  |  celebrities

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

M-Net’s brand new reality show Power Couple will put relationships to the ultimate test. Read More »

Bear Grylls is to host a new reality show Mission Survive in which eight celebrities will be tasked with the ultimate challenge of survival. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.