Dallas Cowboys Cheeleaders Celebrate 75th USO Tour With Middle East Trip
Friday, December 21, 2012
The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders will be marking their 75th USO tour with a Middle East trip to lift the spirits of deployed troops and military families.
The specific dates and locations of their five-performance journey is being withheld for security purposes.
The nationally-known squad has been touring with the USO since 1979, travelling to more than 200 locations worldwide to extend America’s thanks to troops and their families, including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Belgium, Cuba, Germany, Iceland, Iraq, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait and the United Kingdom.
“For more than 30 years, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders have partnered with the USO to deliver a touch of home to our troops and military families around the world,” said USO President and CEO Sloan Gibson. “As the troupe embarks on its 75th USO tour, we can’t help but reflect back on the countless number of military families they’ve touched with their spirited performances and a constant smile of thanks for our men and women in uniform. We are grateful for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders historic support of our troops and military families and look forward to many more years of delivering good times to our servicemen and women.”
For Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Cassie Trammell it’s another chance to bring happiness and fond memories to those who serve our country.
“I couldn’t be more excited about visiting our troops in the Middle East and being a part of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders 75th USO tour,” she said. “I can’t wait to let our troops know how much their service and sacrifice is appreciated. Being a part of an organization like the DCC, with such a rich history of supporting troops, is something that makes me very proud.”
For fans looking to learn more about the women, the troupe recently wrapped up their 7th season of “Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team,” which airs on CMT.
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Photo caption: Some of the ladies sign photos for troops during a 2010 USO tour. (USO photo)
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