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First, second ladies to visit Fort Bragg

April 12, 2019 GMT

First Lady Melania Trump and Second Lady Karen Pence will visit Fort Bragg on Monday, Trump’s office announced.

The pair will see demonstrations of special operations capabilities, tour the base facilities and visit with students at the middle school on the post.

Trump will also speak to military personnel and their families to thank them for their service to, and sacrifices for, our country. “I am looking forward to learning more about the incredible work that our brave men and women in uniform perform on a daily basis,” Trump said. “I am also eager to meet with their children and spouses who sacrifice in ways large and small so that the American people are safe.” “Our nation’s military service members and their families deserve our care and respect,” Second Lady Karen Pence said. “I am always honored to have the opportunity to spend time with those who serve and work tirelessly to protect our freedoms. I am looking forward to our visit to Fort Bragg to offer support and encouragement to our Armed Forces and their families, who also serve.”