The Illinois Senator lays out his comprehensive nation service plan at a speech in Colorado Springs. Watch video above.
Pledges to expand AmeriCorps, double the size of the Peace Corps and enlarge the U.S. Foreign Service. “The American people are not the problem, they are the answer.” Read full text here.
McCain spokesman Rogers: “It was refreshing to hear Barack Obama laud military service in his speech today. We hope this will be the tone we hear from him, his campaign and his surrogates from now on.”