USO is honored to have the support of actor/comedian Jon Stewart over the years, whether it means traveling around the world to visit service members or joining USO in celebrating our milestone 75th anniversary.
Stewart has entertained more than 9,000 service men and women both stateside and overseas in locations like Japan, South Korea, Afghanistan, Iraq, Spain, Germany and Ireland. Most recently, he joined the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other entertainers on the USO Spring Tour around the world.
Check out the video and photo gallery below to see Stewart in action.
Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart talks to parents of a service member during an Operation Birthday Cake at a USO center in South Korea. Army photo by Sgt. James McCann
Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart performs for troops during the USO Spring Tour in April. Army photo by Sgt. James McCann
NBA legend Richard "Rip" Hamilton, comedian Jon Stewart and UFC fighter Max "Blessed" Holloway pose for a photo with a UH-1 Huey helicopter aircrew after a helicopter tour of Tokyo from Yokota Air Base, Japan. Army photo by Sgt. James McCann
Entertainers pose for a photo in front of a C-17 aircraft at Bagram Air Field before headed for Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, the fourth stop on the annual Vice Chairman’s USO Tour. Army photo by Sgt. James McCann
Celebrity ConnectionDuring his most recent tour, Stewart highlighted the importance of being able to "give a little bit of your time to make sure that the people who have been giving all of their time for your security are recognized."
Apr 30, 2018
Celebs Connect with Troops on USO Spring Tour Around the World
Led by by Gen. Paul Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the tour brought former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, UFC fighters Paige VanZant and Max Holloway, country music artist Craig Morgan, celebrity chef and TV host Robert Irvine, and Richard “Rip” Hamilton, a retired NBA All-Star, around the world to thank our troops.
Feb 5, 2016
Military Leaders and Celebrity Entertainers Connect to Celebrate the USO’s 75th Anniversary
To mark its 75th anniversary, the USO welcomed tour veterans, Medal of Honor recipients, military leaders, corporate partners and members of the USO Congressional Caucus to a reception at The Hay-Adams, a historic hotel and Washington, D.C., landmark.