First Lady Michelle Obama graced Nationals Park with her presence Tuesday night as part of her Joining Forces initiative to honor military personnel and they families. Obama was on the field for the ceremonial first pitch with the "starting nine," a group comprised of nine children of different military families. One of them, a 15-year-old, threw out the first pitch.
In the video, Obama promotes the initiative that she and Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, have spearheaded together.
"Together we can work to serve our military families as well as they've served us," Obama says in the PSA.
After that, a bunch of different Nationals playerers say "thank you" to the troops, including Ivan Rodriguez, who throws in a "gracias" to keep things real.
Here's a video of the first pitch: