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yesterday at 13:37. Facebook
In honor of #PresidentsDay, can you name the 10 commanders in chief who have had U.S. aircraft carriers named after them? The image below gives away one answer. Go to [ Bit.ly Link ] to find out the other 9.
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yesterday at 02:22. Facebook
Are you watching the 66th Annual NBA All-Star Game tonight? Service members in Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan are too – even though it's before 8 a.m. there!

As part of a week-long USO/NBA tour, service members are watching the game alongside basketball greats Caron Butler and Sam Perkins, former NBA referee Bob Delaney and WNBA Washington Mystics player Ivory Latta at a USO viewing...
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02/19/2017 at 14:44. Facebook
The Battle of Iwo Jima started 72 years ago today. You’ve all seen the iconic flag-raising image – it’s among the most famous photos ever captured – but we tracked down 11 rare Iwo Jima photos you might have missed: [ Bit.ly Link ] #WWII #IwoJima
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02/18/2017 at 19:39. Facebook
The USO and NBA joined forces this week to bring the 66th Annual NBA All-Star Game experience to U.S. service members stationed in the Middle East. The USO entertainment tour features basketball greats Caron Butler, Sam Perkins, Bob Delaney and Ivory Latta who brought the first-ever Hoops for Troops USO basketball tournament to our nation’s men and women in uniform. Service members teamed up...
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02/17/2017 at 21:36. Facebook
Of the seven black #WWII veterans who received the Medal of Honor, only Vernon Baker was alive to receive the honor. This is his story: [ Bit.ly Link ] #FBF #BlackHistoryMonth
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02/16/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
The USO has a special place in Enoch Woodhouse’s heart. It’s not because of anything material the organization gave the former Tuskegee Airman, but for the immaterial reception, compassion and understanding its volunteers and staff provided during a challenging time. #BlackHistoryMonth #BeTheForce #WWII
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02/15/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
Today's a special day for expecting military moms near USO Central Florida Tampa!

Heidi Murkoff, author of the best-selling What To Expect series, is on the ground hosting a special baby shower just for these moms-to-be! Watch this video to see what the day is all about.
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02/15/2017 at 01:45. Facebook
Service members and military families traveling through Ramstein Passenger Terminal this morning kicked off their Valentine's Day in style with a special sweetheart breakfast.

The team at USO Ramstein whipped up an impressive spread including sausage, strawberries, pancakes and homemade french toast!

How did you celebrate Valentine's Day today?
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02/14/2017 at 22:05. Facebook
Cupcakes, video games and funnel cakes, oh my! Check out all the fun (and delicious!) ways service members are celebrating Valentine's Day today in Afghanistan at USO Kandahar.

You can help them celebrate too by sending a message of love and support at [ Uso.org Link ].
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02/14/2017 at 19:49. Facebook
How do service members celebrate Valentine's Day when they are deployed to Kuwait? They head to USO Camp Buehring to write love notes to their friends & family back home (all while eating sweet treats, of course)!

Flip through the photos to read their messages & then send them a message of love and support: [ Uso.org Link ]
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02/14/2017 at 19:39. Facebook
Happy Valentine's Day! Here's a snap of some U.S. Navy service members celebrating with flowers & sweet treats thanks to USO Guam.

Want to help sweeten their day even more? Take five minutes and send them a message of support: [ Uso.org Link ]
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02/14/2017 at 14:31. Facebook
To celebrate #ValentinesDay, here are 14 of the more than 1.4 million messages we've collected to show how much the American public loves and supports our military! #BeTheForce and send your own message today. [ Bit.ly Link ] #USOConnects
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02/13/2017. Facebook
Need a feel-good moment to get you in the mood for Valentine's Day tomorrow?

This USO video about how one U.S. Marine Corps wife-to-be found her dream wedding dress at the USO of Central and Southern Ohio's Wright-Patterson Air Force Base USO Center is sure to fit the bill.

Watch the story to see how she said yes to the dress: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/13/2017. Facebook
Did you know the building that now houses the African American Military History Museum was a USO center for black service members during #WWII? Vermell Jackson, a USO volunteer during the war, explains the center’s importance in the community. #BlackHistoryMonth #BeTheForce
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02/13/2017. Facebook
Tomorrow is Valentine's Day -- here's a USO love story to get you in the mood.

When U.S. Army Sgt. Gary Yim first met his wife, Chris, while volunteering at USO Fort Campbell, he knew she was special. It was love at first shift.

Two years and dozens of volunteer shifts later, the couple became engaged and began the tedious process of finding the perfect place for their big day -- and settled...
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02/11/2017. Facebook
To get ready for Valentine's Day, we're throwing it back to 2014 when the USO Warrior and Family Center - Fort Belvoir stepped in to help one U.S. Army couple say "I do."

Lucky in love, Pvt. Chase and Brittany Howard were unlucky in timing. Despite several tries, the demands of Chase’s Army service prevented them from tying the knot. So, when Chase found out he was going to have a four-day...
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02/10/2017. Facebook
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we're looking back on our favorite huggable USO moments, like in 2015 when USO Guam stepped in to help one newly married U.S. Navy couple celebrate in style -- despite being far from home.

“We didn’t have family with us to celebrate, so we were kinda bummed,” the couple wrote, “but [the USO] made this experience amazing for us.”

USO Guam Helps Newlywed Navy Couple Celebrate in Style

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02/10/2017. Facebook
#FlashbackFriday to when Richard Roundtree – the actor who played the title character in the "Shaft" franchise of the 1970s – headed on USO tour to Naval Base San Diego with his "Being Mary Jane" co-stars B.J. Britt and Aaron D. Spears.

“I was blown away seeing up close and personal what the U.S. Navy was about,” Roundtree said. “From a civilian’s point of view, I got to see a lot and it was...
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02/09/2017. Facebook
Today’s #TBT in honor of Black History Month is all about USO tour veteran Sammy Davis, Jr. Did you know that before he became a star Davis was in the U.S. Army?

To learn more about Davis, his service and his 1972 USO tour, check out the full story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/08/2017. Facebook
With 100,000 miles, two cross-country trips and dozens of charity rides under his collar, Chewy (Biker Dog) has made quite a name for himself as the USO North Carolina RDU's Ambassadog.

See how he got his start: [ Bit.ly Link ]