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2013-08-13 12:20:40

DETROIT, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- 2014 Jeep(®) Grand Cherokee Overland marks important milestone -- Jeep to donate five millionth vehicle to USO -- Employees with 30 years of service and Veterans Committee take part in celebration -- First vehicle - 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee - rolled off the line on Jan. 14, 1992 -- Jefferson North one of two Chrysler Group facilities to call Detroit home Five million and counting. Located in the...

2013-08-09 23:02:25

Best-Selling Author Heidi Murkoff provided a touch of home to expectant military spouses and service women who are far away from their families and friends. Okinawa, Japan (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 For three days on the island of Okinawa at USO Kadena in Japan, there were no shortage of hugs as Heidi Murkoff, author of the world’s best-selling pregnancy and parenting series “What to Expect” hosted "Special Delivery" baby showers for military moms-to-be. Expectant mothers...

2013-08-08 16:25:43

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 STIHL(®) TIMBERSPORTS(®) United States Lumberjack Champion Matt Cogar recently spent the day visiting with wounded United States soldiers at the largest military hospital outside of the continental U.S., the USO Warrior Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on Aug. 6. Cogar signed autographs, gave out STIHL TIMBERSPORTS hats and shirts, shared stories, visited bedside and enjoyed dinner with the wounded...

2013-07-30 23:03:26

Hosted by Best Selling Author Heidi Murkoff, the showers will support hundreds of military mothers deployed to Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 What: The USO and What to Expect Foundation are partnering to host three baby showers for hundreds of expecting military mothers living in Okinawa, Japan. Heidi Murkoff, author of the bestselling "What to Expect" series of pregnancy and parenting books and creator of WhatToExpect.com will host the...

2013-07-09 16:20:09

CHICAGO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On a mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) has enlisted its dealership members to host a USO Barbecue for the Troops fundraising event on July 20. On that same day, more than 50 dealerships representing more than 35 communities across Chicagoland will fire up the grill, offer "free" services, such as car washes, and collect donations to support the USO...

2013-07-01 23:21:48

Maryland Based IT Training Center Pledges Support to the Nation’s Military Forces this Fourth of July Columbia, MD (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 As the nation prepares to celebrate 237 years of freedom this Independence Day, Phoenix TS proudly announces their participation in the USO’s Proud Patriots Club. Freedom comes with a price and it is in honor of the men and women proudly serving in our armed forces that Phoenix TS has pledged this monthly donation. The management and IT training...

2013-05-29 08:21:56

American's Customers Can Help the USO Support Troops and Military Families Through Special AAdvantage Offer, Gift Card Purchases FORT WORTH, Texas, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To recognize the summer patriotic holidays and in support of all who serve, American Airlines is partnering with the USO (United Service Organizations) to offer customers a special AAdvantage(® )bonus mile promotion to benefit our nation's servicemen and women. (Logo:...

2013-05-22 23:01:49

Tour Celebrates Its Fifth Birthday at Eielson Air Force Base on May 29th Before Traveling to 42 Military Bases in Eight Countries Over Next Six Months ARLINGTON, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 TWITTER: @the_USO & @SesameStreet are proud to kick-off their 5th Military Family Tour together, heading to 8 countries in the next 6 months! Today, the USO, Sesame Street, Cookie Monster and Members of Congress came together to show their heartfelt thanks to those who currently serve our nation and...

2013-05-20 23:05:00

Cookie Monster and Members of Congress to assemble 2,000 USO Care Packages for troops and announce re-deployment of military families tour. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 What:    USO Care Package Service Project Who:    Sloan Gibson, USO President and CEO Lynn Chwatsky, Vice President of Outreach Initiatives and Partners, Sesame Street Cookie Monster, Sesame Street Representatives from:...

2013-05-01 23:04:17

The firm donated a suite (30 tickets) to the United Service Organization of North Carolina (USO of NC) to distribute amongst current military members, veterans and their families. Durham, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 “Thanks, James Scott Farrin, for remembering our fallen heroes.” Those were the words of Tammy Eakes, mother of Sgt. Lance Eakes who recently died while serving in the military oversees. She was responding to the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin donating the use of a...