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2012-02-13 23:35:00

President Barrack Obama awards 2011 National Medal of Arts to the USO for excellence in troop entertainment. Since just before the United States entered World War II, the USO has been the bridge between the American people and our men and women in uniform — extending a much-needed touch of home. In times of peace and war, the USO´s mission has remained the same - to lift the spirits of America´s troops and their families wherever they serve. USO entertainment remains...

2012-02-11 04:15:00

The USO will receive this year's National Medal of Arts - the U.S. government's highest arts honor — for sharing the sights and sounds of home with troops stationed around the world. The ceremony will take place in the East Room of the White House on February 13 at 1:45 p.m. ET and will be streamed live at whitehouse.gov/live ARLINGTON, Va. (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Ceremony Marks the Only Time in the Medal´s 28-Year History the U.S. Government´s Highest Arts Honor Ever...

2012-02-06 20:45:00

USO Bagram East officially opened their doors Sunday, welcoming in hundreds of troops and marking the USO´s ninth center in Afghanistan- the second at Bagram Airfield. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 USO Bagram East officially opened their doors Sunday, welcoming in hundreds of troops and marking the USO´s ninth center in Afghanistan- the second at Bagram Airfield. Bagram Airfield is the second largest military base in Afghanistan and with 20,000 visits monthly, the Pat...

2012-01-23 21:25:00

In “Portraits,” the USO´s first PSA on invisible wounds of war, Americans learn how post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury impacts lives and are called on to take action Arlington, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Right now, across the United States, an estimated 300,000 American service men and women live with invisible wounds of war — known familiarly as post traumatic stress (PTS), depression and traumatic brain injury (TBI). As more troops return home, many...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.