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  1. President Barack Obama makes surprise visit to troops in Afghanistan

    This was Obama's fourth visit to Afghanistan as president, but his first since winning re-election in 2012. He was expected to be briefed by US commanders in Afghanistan, speak to troops at Bagram ...

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    This is a list of international presidential trips made by Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States. Barack Obama made 52 international trips to 58 countries (in addition to visiting the West Bank) during his presidency, which began on January 20, 2009 and ended on January 20, 2017.. Obama set the record as the most-traveled president for any first year in office: he took the most ...

  3. Obama Makes Surprise Trip to Afghanistan

    May 25, 2014. KABUL, Afghanistan — The last time President Obama visited Afghanistan, he came to sign a strategic partnership agreement with President Hamid Karzai. But that was two years ago ...

  4. President Barack Obama Visits U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

    President Barack Obama participates in a rally for American Troops at Bagram Airfield in Bagram, Afghanistan, Sunday, May 25, 2014. Headed to Afghanistan on Air Force One, country singer Brad Paisley works on his setlist with Kendal Marcy, Saturday, May 24, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) 1 of 20.

  5. President Obama on Ending the War in Afghanistan

    Today, President Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan -- to meet with President Hamid Karzai and sign a strategic partnership agreement that will help to guide our future relationship with the country. For more than a decade, U.S. troops have served in the region as part of the NATO mission. In a televised address, tonight, the President ...

  6. "We Stand in Awe of Your Service": President Obama Makes a Surprise

    President Obama made a surprise visit to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan today to thank the American troops and civilians stationed there for their service. Following an opening performance by Brad Paisley, the President addressed about 3,000 troops in a hangar on the base.

  7. Obama lands in Afghanistan for surprise Memorial Day visit

    Obama makes unannounced Memorial Day visit to Afghanistan 01:13. Updated at 2:45 p.m. President Obama made a surprise trip to Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan Sunday, thanking troops for their ...

  8. Obama's Afghanistan Visit

    Mr. Obama then had the opportunity to address some 4,000 members of the U.S. Armed forces at Bagram Air Base. "President Obama's visit comes at a time in which there have been a number of milestones around Afghanistan," said Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes. On the security side, he cited successes in ...

  9. Obama Pays Visit to Afghanistan

    By Peter Baker. Dec. 3, 2010. WASHINGTON — President Obama swept into a dark and windy Afghanistan on Friday for a surprise holiday season visit with troops as the nine-year American-led war ...

  10. Obama's surprise visit to Afghanistan: A guide

    President Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan Tuesday, in a globe-spanning trip that was shrouded in secrecy, and which coincides with the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death ...

  11. Obama Signs Pact in Kabul, Turning Page in Afghan War

    Hours after Mr. Obama left Afghanistan, at least two explosions shook Kabul on Wednesday morning, near a compound used by United Nations workers and other foreigners, local reports said. According ...

  12. On Surprise Afghanistan Visit, Obama Assures Troops ...

    Obama's first visit to Afghanistan as president began as Air Force One made a secret landing at Bagram at 10:54 a.m. ET, or 7:24 p.m. local time. Soon afterward, Obama boarded a helicopter bound ...

  13. Obama praises troops in unannounced visit to Afghanistan

    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit Friday to Afghanistan, where he delivered holiday greetings to U.S. troops stationed there and promised continued full ...

  14. Obama Rallies Troops in Afghanistan: 'Tired of Playing Defense'

    BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan, Dec. 3, 2010— -- One year and two days after President Obama appeared before an audience at West Point and told the nation he was sending 30,000 more U.S. troops ...

  15. Obama: Out of Afghanistan in 2014

    Obama's short trip to Afghanistan began with an on-site briefing from commanders on the ground, including ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham and Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the commander ...

  16. Obama, in Afghanistan, hopeful on security pact

    President Barack Obama made a surprise trip to Afghanistan on Sunday to visit U.S. forces who are wrapping up a 13-year mission and signaled that he intends to keep a small number of troops in the ...

  17. Obama Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

    Mr. Obama met with Karzai at the presidential palace in Kabul during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday for a firsthand look at the 8-year-old war he inherited and dramatically escalated.

  18. Obama makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

    By Scott Wilson. May 25, 2014 at 9:56 p.m. EDT. BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan — President Obama arrived in Afghanistan on Sunday for an ­unannounced visit to mark ­Memorial Day with U.S. troops ...

  19. List of presidential trips made by Barack Obama (2012)

    This is a list of presidential trips made by Barack Obama during 2012, the fourth year of his presidency as the 44th president of the United States.. This list excludes trips made within Washington, D.C., the U.S. federal capital in which the White House, the official residence and principal workplace of the president, is located.Additionally excluded are trips to Camp David, the country ...

  20. List of presidential trips made by Barack Obama

    Presidency of Barack Obama. Lists of United States presidential visits. 2000s in the United States. 2010s in the United States. Barack Obama-related lists.

  21. President Barack Obama Visits Afghanistan

    Pictures from President Barack Obama's surprise trip to visit troops at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, Dec. 3, 2010. President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews the night of Dec. 2, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) 1 of 13.

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    ST. LOUIS - Former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama recently paid a visit to St. Louis. Her travels included quite an intriguing shopping trip. Obama visited St. Louis earlier this week to speak ...