The actress Jennifer Garner, an ambassador for Save the Children, will be joining FLOTUS and the Manchins in West Virginia.
Good morning from Joint Base Andrews where it’s 66 degrees and sunny.
FLOTUS is flying to Charleston, WV, where she will visit a vaccination clinic for students age 12 – 15 at Capital High School. She’ll give remarks that will be focused on youth vaccinations.
According to the WH, FLOTUS was joined here at JBA by Sen. Joe Manchin of WV, and his wife, Gayle, the recently Senate-confirmed co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission. Sen. Manchin will also give remarks at Capital High later today.
Mark Shriver, the president of Save the Children Action Network, an organization that provides resources to low-income families, will be among those greeting FLOTUS upon her arrival at the airport in Charleston.
The actress Jennifer Garner, an ambassador for Save the Children, will be joining the trip. She will meet FLOTUS and the Manchins in West Virginia. Garner, who grew up in West Virginia, will also be speaking at the school. Her remarks will be focused on addressing child poverty.
We will only be on the ground in WV for a couple of hours but FLOTUS is traveling with a full contingent, per WH:
Anthony Bernal, Senior Adviser
Julissa Reynoso, Chief of Staff
Mala Adiga, Director of Policy
Rory Brosius, Executive Director of Joining Forces
Michael LaRosa, Press Secretary
Vanessa Lion, Deputy Director of Policy
Jordan Montoya, Trip Director
FLOTUS boarded quickly at 1:08 pm. We are wheels up shortly at 1:13 pm.