POSTED: Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 2:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 2:34pm
SHREVEPORT, LA — First Lady Michelle Obama is making a public appearance in the Ark-La-Tex area this afternoon.
Mrs. Obama will be at Kansas City Southern Lines, a railway company, to talk about the "Joining Forces" program, which encourages the hiring of military veterans and their spouses.
The 50,000th veteran has just been hired under the effort.