Though the USO was founded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt just prior to the beginning of American involvement in WWII, its mission in today remains the same. The organization brings a bit of home to our armed forces no matter where they’re stationed. Prior to takeoff, the 2016 USO Vice Chairman’s Tour crew prepares to visit seven countries in eight days.

Click here to watch the full “USO - For the Troops” documentary.

You can send a message of support and thanks directly to service members via the USO’s Campaign to Connect. Your messages will appear on screens at USO locations around the world.