Michelle Obama to visit KCS rail yard April 12

April 9, 2012

SHREVEPORT, La. — First Lady Michelle Obama will visit a Kansas City Southern Railway facility in Shreveport, La., Thursday, April 12, where the UTU represents various crafts, to celebrate the 50,000 veteran or military spouses hired by American companies nationwide as part of the president’s Joining Forces initiative encouraging the hiring.

Kansas City Southern is among numerous railroads that have recruited and hired veterans and military spouses.