The USO - with huge assists from American Airlines and Joining Forces - helped make a terminally ill Marine’s wish come true this week, facilitating Lance Cpl. Christopher Fillion’s trip to the White House to meet President Barack Obama.
Here’s a look at the journey in photos (and here’s a story on how the trip came together):
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Oct 18, 2016
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With little space for a traditional center – and weary military travelers often spreading throughout the terminal for hours while waiting for training flights or deployments – the USO spread its services throughout the terminal at NAS Sigonella.