Here are seven video stories that get at the heart of what we do for the people who need us most, from our new state-of-the-art centers for recovering troops and their families all the way to our unique programs and the kits we create for recently injured troops in the field.
1. The Impact of USO Warrior and Family Centers
Our two new centers – on hospital campuses at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and Bethesda, Maryland – give recovering troops dozens of opportunities to both relax and plan their futures.
2. The USO Wounded Warrior Gym at Fort Hood
Wounded troops in Texas wanted a place to get their strength back. We listened.
3. Warrior Care Packs for Recently Injured Troops
When you’re injured in the field, there’s no time to pack a bag. The USO packs contain items that allow our troops to heal with some of the comforts of home.
4. USO/Renovating Hope: Rebuilding Lives by Rebuilding Homes
The Gardon family served our country. When they needed a hand, the USO and its partners were there to help.
5. USO Caregivers Conferences Make an Impact on Families
The USO has found a way to serve and re-energize those who are silently caring for loved ones affected by visible and invisible wounds of war.
6. Project Sanctuary and the Fight Against PTSD
The DeGrace family talks about finding hope again.
7. The USO Journey
What the USO is all about, including helping troops and families when they need us most.
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Dec 14, 2017
Prosthetists Provide Amputees a Helping Hand – and Foot – On Their Road to Recovery
More than 1,500 American troops have lost a limb since 2001, in Afghanistan or Iraq or other deployments around the world. Walter Reed — first at the old campus in Washington, D.C., and now at the new facility in Bethesda — is where they take their first steps toward a new reality.
Dec 13, 2017
Delivering a USO Care Package in 360°
What does it take to get a USO Care Package into the hands of deployed service members? The answer is a lot of time and a lot of hard work by USO volunteers and staff. Watch the video to follow a USO Care Package along its journey to troops overseas.
Dec 13, 2017
California Guard Aids Police in Helping Families Affected by Wildfires
Soldiers from the California Army National Guard’s 140th Chemical Company helped local police shuttle residents into the areas devastated by wildfires and helped to unload their precious belongings once they’d returned.