By Tara Tung
Adam Devine, an actor and comedian who has starred in “Pitch Perfect,” “Modern Family” and “Workaholics,” was part of a group celebrities who traveled over the holidays in late 2017 to bring some laughs and joy to service members stationed overseas.
On September 12, he’ll bring even more laughs as part of the World’s Biggest USO Tour.
Devine will join hit country duo Florida Georgia Line and celebrity chef Robert Irvine for a once-in-a-lifetime performance in Washington, D.C., which will be livestreamed around the world. Go to USO.org/tour to sign up for updates and join an audience of thousands of service members, military families and USO supporters around the world for an amazing concert you don’t want to miss.
Devine and his fellow celebs performed nearly a dozen shows during the 2017 USO Holiday Tour in December, which stopped in Afghanistan, Iraq, Spain, the United Arab Emirates and aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt.
Devine was the emcee of the fun-filled shows that featured fellow celebrities such as comedian Iliza Shlesinger, WWE superstars Mike ‘The Miz’ Mizanin and Alicia Fox, country music star Jerrod Niemann, Medal of Honor recipient Flo Groberg, celebrity chef Robert Irvine and Gail Kim, a model and professional wrestler. Devine also brought his dad with him on the tour.
“These guys are out here giving it their all for us to have the freedoms we have back home … and to be able to give back even a little bit is a simple [decision],” Devine said.
During the tour, which was led by Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, the Joint Chiefs chairman, Devine got to sit in the back of a helicopter, shoot weapons and land aboard an aircraft carrier. He also spent time and took pictures with service members at meet-and-greet events.
“I’m going to be a walking billboard, I have a hat, some coins, and a T-shirt; I’m [going to] be repping the USO really hard,” Devine said.