Jul 16, 2010 3:56 PM by Melissa Canone

First Lady Michelle Obama Returning to the Gulf Region

WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is returning to the
Gulf region next week to meet with Coast Guard personnel in
Mississippi who have been responding to the massive oil spill.
Mrs. Obama will also christen a Coast Guard cutter named in
honor of Dorothy C. Stratton, the Coast Guard's first female
commissioned officer.
The first lady made her first oil spill trip to the region
earlier this month when she visited Pensacola, Fla., and met with
business and tourism officials. President Barack Obama says he
plans to return to the region as well in the coming weeks.


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