Barack Obama
Obama standing with his arms folded and smiling
44th President of the United States
In office January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017
Vice President Joe Biden
Preceded by George W. Bush
Succeeded by Donald Trump
United States Senator from Illinois
In office January 3, 2005 – November 16, 2008
Preceded by Peter Fitzgerald
Succeeded by Roland Burris
Member of the Illinois Senate from the 13th district
In office January 8, 1997 – November 4, 2004
Preceded by Alice Palmer
Succeeded by Kwame Raoul
Personal details
Born Barack Hussein Obama II(1961-08-04) August 4, 1961 (age 55)Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Michelle Robinson (m. 1992)
  • Malia
  • Sasha
Relatives See Family of Barack Obama
Awards Nobel Peace Prize (2009)Profile in Courage Award (2017)

The American Flag

Mr President..I hope you get this or at least some one of substance. .Yesterday I had an appointment with VA in Kan City Mo., after appointment went commissary to buy few things an American Flag.....could Not buy one as there was manager of store..he told me they do not get any and that its controlled out for St Louis Mo VA...buyers..who he said will not put Our Flag in their stores...Went next to Director of Secretary. ..made same action taken there...pass buck principle. .talked to about 100 veterans at the hospital...We are all ashamed of this culture at The VA...we fought for this flag and some gave all...YOU SIR..should be ashamed also..300 million Americans..will be dam mad about. This....Plesae Sir fix this...I and my fellow veterans never whiish to see this happen prayers are with ..we all know the toughness of your job....But your tough Mr president..America is beside you..not behind..lead from the front....thanks.....Dennis E Peterson.....

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