WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday morning, First Lady Melania Trump and Second Lady Karen Pence will travel to Fort Bragg, home of the Airborne and Army Special Operations, in Fayetteville, North Carolina to visit with Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines.

Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Pence will receive demonstrations of special operations capabilities, tour the base facilities, and receive a briefing on the selection and training of America’s most elite special operators.

In recognition of the month of the military child, Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Pence will also visit with students at the middle school located on Fort Bragg.  Before departing, Mrs. Trump will deliver remarks to military personnel and families, thanking them for their service to, and sacrifices for, our country.

“Our military is the embodiment of our Nation’s spirit and the protector of our freedoms,” said First Lady Melania Trump.  “I am looking forward to learning more about the incredible work that our brave men and women in uniform perform on a daily basis.  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.”