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The USO Warrior and Family Center at Bethesda, Md., is just weeks away from opening its doors. With many of the same comforts and amenities as the USO Warrior and Family Center at Fort Belvoir, Va., the building will be a place recovering troops and their families and caregivers can both relax and grow their skills on their road to a brighter future.
We stopped by last week to see the center’s progress. Check out the photos.
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