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Hyten Visits Troops in Romania During USO Tour
January 8, 2020
— Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten joined other top officials and USO entertainers as they visited Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania...
USO spring tour entertains troops in Afghanistan
April 8, 2019
— Hundreds of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines currently deployed to Bagram and Kandahar airfields, Afghanistan, got a chance to meet celebrities and relax during two USO shows March 31 and April 1. ...
Vice Chairman’s 2019 USO Tour Kicks Off
March 31, 2019
— The vice chairman’s annual USO tour kicked off yesterday with a performance for service members and families stationed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany...
USO-Metro Recognizes Dunfords, Medal of Honor Recipients
March 28, 2019
— The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore honored Medal of Honor recipients at the organization’s annual gala and also honored Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford and Ellyn Dunford for their lifetime of support to the group...
USO Spring Tour performs for troops in Korea
April 24, 2018
— The USO Spring Tour, hosted by U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul Selva Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff., visited Osan Air Base, April 23, bringing a day of comedy, cooking and sports to the U.S. troops. The tour brought comedian Jon Stewart, country music artist Craig Morgan, Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Paige VanZant and Max Holloway, National Basketball Association Legend Richard “Rip” Hamilton and celebrity chef and talk show host Robert Irvine to the base to perform and express gratitude to U.S. military members and their families for their service and sacrifice in support of the joint force mission. ...
Vice Chairman’s 2018 USO Spring Tour Kicks Off
April 22, 2018
— YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- The Vice Chairman’s annual USO Spring Tour kicked off here today with a performance for service members and families assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing near Tokyo. The eight-day tour includes seven shows in six different countries to thank U.S. service members, civilians, and their families for their service and sacrifice...
Chairman’s USO Holiday Tour Entertains Troops in Afghanistan, Iraq
December 26, 2017
— “We could not bring you home for Christmas, so we decided to bring a little bit of home to you,” Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told service members stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq. ...
Medal of Honor Recipient Celebrates Christmas With Military Family
December 24, 2017
— Thanks to the 2017 USO Holiday Tour, retired Army Capt. Flo Groberg celebrated Christmas with his brothers- and sisters-in-arms at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan – returning as a symbol of bravery and resiliency...
Chairman’s USO Tour Takes to Sea Aboard Aircraft Carrier Operating in Gulf
December 23, 2017
— The 2017 USO Holiday Tour left al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates and flew 20 minutes to sovereign U.S. soil in the form of the 4.5-acre flight deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, underway in the Persian Gulf...
Pence Visits U.S. Troops in Afghanistan; Chairman Continues USO Holiday Tour
December 22, 2017
— Vice President Mike Pence delivered America’s holiday wishes to service members in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit, while Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford brought the USO Holiday Tour to troops in the United Arab Emirates...