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2011-08-08 17:47:00

DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Teen Choice 2011 mega-stars Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift were among more than 50 stars who wrote and autographed personal messages to U.S. military families with loved ones oversees. Along with the messages, MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

2011-07-01 16:16:00

CINCINNATI, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) proudly extends its partnership with the USO during the July 4th holiday weekend to celebrate and thank the men and women of the armed forces and their families.

2011-06-30 14:49:00

RED BANK, N.J., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty pairs of bright eyes grew even brighter when they landed on new bicycles at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Red Bank, N.J. yesterday, courtesy of the USO and Pepsi Beverages Company (PBC).

2011-06-16 13:40:00

LYNCHBURG, Tenn., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As citizens prepare to celebrate our nation's independence on July 4th, the Jack Daniel Distillery is asking they take a few moments to support our troops by signing a message of support through the Toast to the Troops Card Campaign. By visiting www.JDToastTheTroops.com, supporters can sign a "toast" - a message of support for our servicemen and women.

2011-05-26 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Taste of Home, the #1 food and entertaining brand in the world, has partnered with the USO to provide a simple way for Americans to say thanks to our military and their families by donating 10 cents for each unique visitor to their new Flag Cake recipe on the magazine's website (www.tasteofhome.com/uso).

2011-05-22 00:02:18

An electronic cigarette company, South Beach Smoke, will be donating 5% of the proceeds from their Memorial Day offer to the United Service Organization (USO). Electronic cigarettes are hand-held electronic devices that contain reusable batteries and disposable cartridges.

2011-05-04 11:15:00

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first for the USO whose motto is "Until Every One Comes Home", the USO will world premiere "Far From Home", the newest video from the Doobie Brothers latest release, World Gone Crazy, tomorrow, May 5.

2011-04-11 10:25:00

LYNCHBURG, Tenn., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eglin Air Force Base in northwest Florida will be the site of the next Jack Daniel's/USO "Toast to the Troops" event on April 15th as military spouses, USO volunteers and others will assemble thousands of Operation USO Care Packages for our troops serving overseas.

2011-03-11 11:41:00

Recipient organizations will use funding to help returning veterans and wounded warriors obtain civilian careers WASHINGTON, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit organization which is focused on helping veterans transition to civilian careers, awarded $500,000 in grants to five organizations working to train and place returning service members and wounded warriors into the workforce.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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