- How We Help
The USO provides programs, entertainment and services at more than 250 USO locations worldwide, including Afghanistan, Djibouti, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Italy, Japan, Iraq, South Korea and the United States.
In 2019, USO centers were visited more than 8.1 million times by service members and their families. USO centers provide a warm and comforting place where service members can connect to loved ones via Internet or phone, play a video game, catch a movie, have a snack or just put their feet up and relax.
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Oct 25, 2020
During Journey Home Across Three Continents, Combat-Wounded Soldiers Lean on the USO
It’s been almost two decades since the first 9/11-related deployments took place, and yet, this fact still remains the same – thousands of the U.S. military members are currently deployed overseas, separated from those they love, and are selflessly risking their lives on dangerous missions for our nation.
Oct 23, 2020
Reserve and National Guard Members Signed Up to Serve Part-Time; But They’re Deploying More Than Ever Before
National Guard members and reservists have been deploying more often than ever before, which can pose unique challenges for both the service members themselves and their families. Here is how the USO is trying to help.
Oct 22, 2020
What is a Blue Star Family?
Blue Star Families sacrifice so much – like normalcy and time with their loved ones – and deserve to be honored and supported. Read about what it means to be a Blue Star Family and how the USO fights to keep them connected to their service member throughout their military career.