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Image description: First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a promotion ceremony for White House Fellow Archie Bates. Bates was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Standing with them, from left, is Jason Washington, a White House Fellow; son Archie Bates IV; Brigadier General Barrye Price; wife Jaquetta Bates; and son Isaiah Bates.
Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy

Image description: First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a promotion ceremony for White House Fellow Archie Bates. Bates was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Standing with them, from left, is Jason Washington, a White House Fellow; son Archie Bates IV; Brigadier General Barrye Price; wife Jaquetta Bates; and son Isaiah Bates.

Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy

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From the White House:

Bo found a tennis ball. Fetch, anyone?

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From the White House:

Bo found a tennis ball. Fetch, anyone?

Meet the Newest Puppy in the White House

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President Obama and his family welcomed a new four-legged family member to the White House. The puppy’s name is Sunny and she’s a Portuguese Water Dog, just like her big brother, Bo.

Learn more about the new puppy in the White House.

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From the White House:

Spotted: A prince at the White House.
Last week, Prince Harry of Wales joined First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden for the Mother’s Day tea with military families.

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From the White House:

Spotted: A prince at the White House.

Last week, Prince Harry of Wales joined First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden for the Mother’s Day tea with military families.

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From the National Archives:

Take a HistoryPin tour of the reconstruction of the Blue Room in the White House. 
The White House may look the same from the outside, but from 1947 through 1952, the interior underwent a complete reconstruction.
Read more about the reconstruction process on our Education Updates blog.

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From the National Archives:

Take a HistoryPin tour of the reconstruction of the Blue Room in the White House. 

The White House may look the same from the outside, but from 1947 through 1952, the interior underwent a complete reconstruction.

Read more about the reconstruction process on our Education Updates blog.