Random White House Communication

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Pool started its day at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo where VPOTUS had a closed meet and greet with staff and families.Motorcade rolled from embassy at 1:40 pm for the long drive to Yokota Air Base, arriving 2:32 pm. VPOTUS addressing U.S. Troops here. Open press and streamed at WhiteHouse.gov.Pool was told that this morning at 10 am, VP, daughter in law and granddaughter made a sightseeing trip to the Meiji Shrine. WH will move a photo. Some background on the site:"The Meiji Shrine is a Shinto Shrine. It is dedicated to Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken. The formal dedication took place in 1920. "Meiji Shrine is located in a forest that covers an area of 700,000 square-meters (about 175 acres)."Secretary Clinton visited the Meiji Shrine in 2009."