Throw(not-that-far)back Thursday: Gen. Ray Odierno Touts USO Support for Troops Across the Globe
Here’s a previously unpublished clip from the 2013 USO Gala archives of Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno talking about how the USO affects troops serving in every corner of the world.
And for a look at the overall events of night, check out our short 2013 USO Gala compilation video.
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