As if being the first family of the United States wasn't enough, the Obamas have another reason to celebrate the Fourth of July: it's Malia Obama's birthday! The first daughter turned 15 yesterday, and at the White House, President Obama and First Lady Michelle celebrated the holiday with military families. Whether on the campaign trail, on vacation, or at the White House, the Obamas typically celebrate the Fourth as a family. Get in the patriotic spirit with a look at their celebrations since President Obama took office.
First Lady Michelle Obama hugged it out at a BBQ for White House staff and servicemen and women in 2011.
Michelle and Sasha, then 6, listened to Barack give a speech at Smokey Row Coffee in Iowa in 2007.
In 2009, the Obamas honored military heroes and their families on the South Lawn of the White House.
Sasha and her dad, then just a presidential candidate, played cards on the campaign trail in 2007.
Michelle wore her red, white, and blue best for a 2010 celebration at the White House.
Michelle and Barack enjoyed themselves as the president greeted military families in 2011.
A patriotic Michelle hugged a guest at the 2010 festivities.
Malia rocked some red, white, and blue face paint in 2009.
Barack got close with some people in the crowd at the 2010 White House party.
The Obamas kept close during the 2009 event.
A patriotic Michelle and Barack walked hand in hand in 2011.
Barack gave Malia a sweet kiss on her birthday in 2009.
In 2009, the Obamas took in Washington DC's fireworks.
In 2009, the Obamas made their way outside the White House to shake hands with military families.
Before she was first lady, Michelle Obama helped her husband at a campaign event in Des Moines, IA, in 2007.
Michelle greeted military families at the White House in 2009.
In 2010, Michelle and Barack hustled hand in hand to greet families at that year's barbecue.
Sasha hugged Michelle during a 2007 Fourth of July campaign event.
Barack shared a sweet moment with Sasha in 2007.
Michelle Obama cheered while President Obama addressed members of the military and their families at the 2013 White House BBQ.
President Obama and First Lady Michelle greeted the crowd during the White House Fourth of July BBQ honoring military families in 2013.
The Obamas sported their red, white, and blue best for the 2013 holiday BBQ at the White House.