Evening Jack Schweiker Cadets,
just under half an hour, the president will deliver this year’s State of the
those of you who will be attending the review boards on Saturday at Wing
Headquarters, I can almost guarantee that some of the current event questions
will pertain to various items that will be included in the address this
State of the Union will also be a topic of discussion in our next leadership
class in February. Regardless of
political affiliation, the state of our union has an impact on the lives of all
of us. As President Kennedy remarked in one of his State of Union addresses: “It
is my task to report to you, the state of the union, it is everyone’s task to
improve it.” Bear that in mind as
you watch this evening, as it will, as I said, be the theme of our next
For more information, see below.
ZACHARY Z. KING, 1st
Deputy Commander for
You've Never Seen a State of the
Union Address Like This Before
We're putting the
finishing touches on a new feature for WhiteHouse.gov that will offer an
enhanced viewer experience for President Obama's State of the Union address.
As President Obama
addresses the Nation, WhiteHouse.gov will offer a companion stream of visual
aids, like charts and quick stats to provide context and emphasize key
points. Anyone will be able to use this feature by heading to WhiteHouse.gov/sotu
and using the "Enhanced" tab.
SOTU" feature is just one of many ways we are working to provide as much
information as possible and answer your questions about the speech. As
Dan pointed out Friday, there
are a variety of opportunities to engage online with White
House officials and even President Obama himself. Immediately after the
speech (as in, you don't even have to leave the webpage because the video
feed will automatically switch) policy experts will answer questions
submitted via the web and a live audience at the White House. And
for the rest of the week, we're working with a wide range of online communities
to surface even more feedback about the President's speech and the state of
So Tuesday night at 9
p.m. EST, be sure to load WhiteHouse.gov to make your State of the Union
experience as informative and interactive as possible. Want a reminder?
up for email updates and we'll be sure to send you one.