President Obama walks with the 2015 Teacher of the Year, Shanna Peeples.

Urban ducks on the White House colonnade.

Landing at Walter Reed. The President is visiting wounded warriors today.

“I credit my education to Ms. Mabel Hefty just as much as I would any institution of higher learning.” —President Obama on his fifth-grade teacher. What teacher helped shape your education? Let us know with #ThankATeacher.

April 29, 2015 "Visiting wounded warriors at Walter Reed, the President signed a patient’s military banner at his request."

April 29, 2015
"Visiting wounded warriors at Walter Reed, the President signed a patient's military banner at his request."

April 29, 2015 "An amusing moment as the President made a last minute plea with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., following their meeting at the White House."

April 29, 2015
"An amusing moment as the President made a last minute plea with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., following their meeting at the White House."

Desserts being readied for the State Dinner.

The President and Prime Minister of Japan Hold a Joint Press Conference

President Obama and Prime Minister Abe of Japan hold a Joint Press Conference in the Rose Garden. April 28, 2015.

Beautiful evening on the Truman Balcony. President Obama talks with Prime Minister Abe of Japan.

Purple portrait of Lincoln. From auxiliary lights set up for entertainment tonight in State Dining Room.