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Michelle Obama Signs Up for 'Extreme Makeover' to Help Homeless Vets

July 19, 2011 (7:52 am) GMT
The First Lady of the United States will join a taping of 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' with a military family, the Marshalls.

Michelle Obama will once again promote Joining Forces by making appearance on small screen. The First Lady of the U.S. is set to participate in a taping of "" with a military family, the Marshalls, on Thursday, July 21 in Fayetteville, N.C.

Barbara Marshall is a 15-year Navy Veteran who created The Steps-N-Stages Jubilee House, which provides homeless female vets with housing and support services. In the episode, set to air in October, the "Extreme Makeover" team will help build a new Jubilee House.

In another effort to promote Joining Forces initiative, which is aimed at increasing awareness and support for military families, Mrs. Obama has taped a guest starring appearance on "". She gets into the plot when Carly's two best friends break some rules to set up a web chat so Carly can speak to her dad, a colonel serving overseas in the military, on his birthday. The episode will air in January 2012.

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