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2014-07-17 16:21:36

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, USO San Diego and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will hold the 1(st) annual USO San Diego Military Appreciation Reception to recognize more than 100 representatives and volunteers from over 50 non-profit organizations that support local veterans, returning military troops, and their families. Rear Admiral Patrick Lorge, Commander of Navy Region Southwest, will deliver the keynote address. The reception will take place at the...

2014-07-09 12:20:55

Full Event Details Listed on DriveChicago.com CHICAGO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicagoland new-car dealers are once again on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. For the second consecutive year, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) and its dealer members have partnered with the USO of Illinois to host more than 60 Barbecue for the Troops community fundraising events. The 2014 USO Barbecue for the Troops...

2014-06-24 16:23:56

EASY TWEET: .@Redskins launch #RedskinsSalute, the team's official military appreciation club LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Washington Redskins announced today the launch of Redskins Salute, the team's free, official military appreciation club. Under the leadership of owner Dan Snyder, the Washington Redskins created Redskins Salute to amplify the team's decade-long military appreciation initiatives into one comprehensive, year-round platform. Launched in...

2014-06-24 08:25:48

EASY TWEET: .@Redskins launch #RedskinsSalute, the team's official military appreciation club LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Washington Redskins announced today the launch of Redskins Salute, the team's free, official military appreciation club. Under the leadership of owner Dan Snyder, the Washington Redskins created Redskins Salute to amplify the team's decade-long military appreciation initiatives into one comprehensive, year-round platform....

2014-06-19 16:28:27

DALLAS, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today that it has presented two grants, a total of $60,000, to the USO (United Service Organizations) to support locations at Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) and San Antonio, TX. The grants will be used to provide vital resources and support to active duty troops, as well as their families. "Verizon is proud to work with these two USO centers in Texas," said Michelle Miller, Central Texas region president at Verizon...

2014-04-09 23:03:12

The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families to Create More Than 200 Moments in 32 States and Recognize a “Moment Maker of the Month” Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families – the USO’s longest running, traveling tour based on Sesame Street’s award-winning Military Families Initiative – has kicked off its seven-month, stateside adventure. The Sesame Street/USO tour is scheduled to perform more than 200 shows at 69...

2014-04-09 08:32:36

Company Donates $150,000 to Serve Active Duty and Wounded Troops, Military Families, and Caregivers MCLEAN, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (USO-Metro) named Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) the first Center Operations Sponsor of the USO Warrior and Family Center at Bethesda. As a sponsor, SAIC will donate $150,000, over the next three years, to assist with the center's daily operations and programs to benefit...

2014-02-05 20:24:32

The Multi-Day Event Unites Main Sponsors USO And American Airlines And Supporting Sponsors Disneyland Resorts, Paramount Pictures, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Sysco Foodservice, Greyhound and Pacific Coachways STUDIO CITY, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor/Humanitarian Gary Sinise and the Gary Sinise Foundation announced today their "Hollywood Salutes Heroes" multi-day celebration, an expression of thanks to those who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. The Foundation enlisted main...

2014-02-04 16:26:27

The USO Receives Launch Donation of $100,000 NAPA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great American Wine Company shipped out to wine aisles across the country this month and arrives with a spirit of commitment to American heroes. The trio of new wines, from the winemaking team at Rosenblum Cellars, launches with a generous annual contribution to military charities to support active troops and veterans. In 2014, the USO will be the primary recipient, and will receive...

2014-02-04 12:20:59

Announcement made on the 73rd Birthday of the USO ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the 73(rd) birthday of the USO, the USO of Metropolitan Washington announced it is adding Baltimore to its name to reflect its strong presence throughout Maryland, including the greater metropolitan Baltimore region. USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore's (USO-Metro) geographic service area includes Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland. USO-Metro is a 501(3)(c)...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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