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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.

2011-02-16 14:00:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and the USO are expanding their partnership with a new campaign to support men and women in the armed forces and their families. As part of the Daytona 500 celebration on Sunday, Feb.

2011-01-10 21:36:00

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tostitos brand, in partnership with the USO, today revealed surprise reunions with loved ones for U.S. troops live on field during halftime of the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game.

2011-01-01 06:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tostitos brand, along with the USO, today focused the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl national spotlight on celebrating U.S. military heroes.

2010-12-28 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Right now, thousands of American troops are deployed overseas and separated from their loved ones, as the U.S. is experiencing the longest deployment of troops in history. For some families, this means that they haven't seen their soldiers in over a year.

2010-12-10 11:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, which is the official airline of the USO, and USO of Illinois today opened a new 1000-square-foot cyber canteen for active military service members in O'Hare International Airport's Terminal 3.

2010-12-09 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of New Zealand launched the holiday season with a spectacular, one-of-a-kind charity benefit on Sun., Dec. 5, featuring world-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns, accompanied by superb pianist, Dr. Linda Monson of George Mason University.

2010-12-04 02:12:00

MIRAMAR, Calif., Dec. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Katy Perry, Sugarland, Keri Hilson, Nicki Minaj, Paramore and Grace Potter saluted America's armed service men and women in signature VH1 Divas style tonight with blow-out performances from military bases around the world.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]