Last night I had a nice chat with Jennifer Scalise, who reports that Steve is fighting hard and getting better. They are both staying #ScaliseStrong, and Laura and I are praying for the Congressman's full and speedy recovery.
Watch part two of our visit to David Vobora's Adaptive Training Foundation with Speaker Paul Ryan and Meredith Land NBC5. These wounded warriors are living life to the fullest and demonstrating the very best of America.
Speaker Paul Ryan and I are in awe of the courage and tenacity we saw in the wounded warriors working out at Adaptive Training Foundation with David Vobora. Meredith Land NBC5 joined us and has the stories tonight at 6 and 10pm on NBC5 in DFW.
Today, we remember the fallen. We embrace their families. And we vow to honor their sacrifice by never taking for granted the freedom and security they gave us – in the words of President Lincoln, “that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.”
Last night, the Bush Center hosted Engage Conversation: Portraits of Courage with President George W. Bush. The sold-out event combined President Bush's appreciation for our veterans with his favorite hobby - painting. Before the event, Warriors were able to walk through our Portraits of Courage exhibit and see their paintings, some for the first time.
On Sunday, May 21 President George W. Bush announced that beginning in 2018, the Bush Center's two-day Warrior Open golf tournament will be a partnership with the AT&T Byron Nelson. This year’s Warrior Open was played at Prestonwood Golf Club in Dallas on Monday, May 22 to honor alumni of Team 43 who have participated in previous Warrior Open tournaments. See more photos, here: [ Flic.kr Link... View details ⇨
What a day - 55 wounded warriors who played in George W. Bush Presidential Center's past Warrior Opens came back for this year's Pro-Am. I'm honored to be in their presence and eternally grateful to them and their families for their sacrifice and resilience.
Thanks to everyone who bought #PortraitsOfCourage, which benefits the George W. Bush Presidential Center and our Military Service Initiative's work to support our veterans. Get your copy at , and come see the paintings in person: .
Tomorrow morning on Sunday TODAY: Willie Geist and I visit with wounded warriors training for the Invictus and Warrior Games at MacDill Air Force Base and talk about #PortraitsofCourage, my tribute to the remarkable men and women who paid a dear price for our freedom while carrying out my orders