First lady honors military families on Oprah
CHICAGO (KABC) -- First lady Michelle Obama appeared on Thursday's episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to salute military families across America.
Her appearance on the show comes days after President Barack Obama announced new government-wide programs to support military families.
The first lady also spoke Thursday to new soldiers at a graduation ceremony at Fort Jackson in Central South Carolina.
Michelle Obama has become an advocate for military families. She has traveled to military installations to talk with service members about their needs and concerns and has urged Americans to volunteer time to help them.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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