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W.H. Builds Message Wall for the Troops

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 30 2010

President Obama and the White House new media team are marking tomorrow's deadline for U.S. combat troop withdrawal from Iraq by rounding up video and text-based "salutes" for veterans, troops, and their families for their service in Iraq since the start of the endeavor in 2003. Salutes can come in the form of tagged YouTube videos, Flickr photos, Twitter posts, and Facebook notes. From there, they'll pop up on WhiteHouse.gov. You can also imagine something like this being beamed on the wall during the welcome home ceremonies held on the various military bases.

Here's Obama's own personal salute to the troops: