Last year, Sesame Workshop and the USO teamed up to present “The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families” – a free traveling USO tour featuring five of America’s favorite Muppets. This year the tour has travelled to six countries and twenty military installations, most recently to Hawaii.
We’ve seen so much positive feedback from audience members; seeing the joy on these childrens’ faces is just priceless. But we can only tell part of the story. Have you and your family attended a Sesame Street/USO Experience? Did you take pictures, write a blog, or would you like to share your story? Has the tour not visited your town yet, but should? Leave a comment and let us you what you think!
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Mar 20, 2017
Deployed Service Members ‘Break Free from Reality’ at USO Bagram's Paint and Sip Program
Before 2016, the last time Army Sgt. Derek Peterson picked up a paint brush was in high school – which, he admits, was quite a few years ago. “I would like to be [considered an artist],” Peterson said. “But I hadn’t done any real art since [then].” So, when Peterson heard about the USO Southwest Asia’s two new art programs – Paint and Sip and Art on Tap -- during a recent deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan, he knew it was the perfect opportunity to get back to his creative roots