Southwest Asia, the Mediterranean, the Pacific – you name it, Robert Irvine has been there in support of service members and their families. Whether the celebrity chef and TV host is meeting and greeting or performing a cooking demonstration for troops, USO is proud to count Chef Irvine as a strong supporter. “Random acts of kindness by volunteers for service men and their families – that’s something special,” recounted Irvine during his last tour.
Most recently, Robert Irvine and his wife, Gail Kim-Irvine, traveled with the USO and other entertainers on the 2017 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff USO Holiday Tour.
Check out the photo gallery below to see Chef Irvine in action over the holidays.
Irvine serves a meal to troops in Bagram.
Irvine takes the stage at Moron Air Base in Spain.
Irvine and wife, Gail Kim, pose for a selfie with General Dunford and others during their visit to Al Dhafra Air Base.
Irvine and the rest of the crew spend day 7 of the tour with service members in Poznan, Poland.
Irvine and comedian, Iliza Shlesinger, are all smiles during their holiday USO tour.
Celebrity ConnectionIn total, Chef Irvine has visited with and entertained nearly 20,000 service men and women around the globe!
Dec 12, 2016
Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Ray Allen and More Visit Service Members on USO Chairman's Holiday Tour
The USO Chairman’s Holiday Tour - featuring actors Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans, retired NBA star Ray Allen, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Maya DiRado, country star Craig Campbell and mentalist and tour emcee Jim Karol - spent a week of visiting troops in Afghanistan, Turkey, Qatar and Germany.