President Biden and first girl Jill Biden visited a Coast Guard station and met virtually with service members around the globe on Thanksgiving.
On Thursday, the Bidens traveled to Coast Guard Station Brant Point in Nantucket, Massachusetts, to visit service members stationed there. The Biden household is staying at the Nantucket dwelling of billionaire David Rubenstein, a Carlyle Group co-founder, to have fun the vacation.
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The president and first girl spoke individually to every of the service members and posed for a photograph earlier than departing.
According to a White House aide, the president and first girl additionally met virtually with troops around the world “to thank them for their service and wish them a happy Thanksgiving.” The service members assembly the Bidens included illustration from the six branches of the army – Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force and Coast Guard.
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Reporters current at the occasion shouted a number of questions at the president upon his departure, however Biden solely answered a query about what he’s grateful for this vacation.
“What am I thankful for?” the president responded. “I’m thankful for these guys. I mean it, from the bottom of my heart.”
“Wherever they are, people wonder what America is and they see them,” Biden continued. “They don’t see what’s here, they see them.”
“You know, as we gather together again, our table and our hearts are full of grace and gratitude for all those we love,” the president stated in a video message with Jill Biden on Thursday. “And as commander-in-chief, I’m especially grateful to our service members and their families for their sacrifices to our nation.”
In his proclamation, Biden additionally gave because of “the farm workers and frontline workers, many of whom are immigrants,” for his or her work protecting “grocery stores stocked” in addition to protecting “our cities and towns clean and safe.”
Additionally, Biden thanked well being care employees “working to vaccinate our Nation,” the scientists who developed the vaccines and army service members.
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