Michael Phelps, publisher of The Washington Examiner, presents  a check to Sloan Gibson, president and CEO of the USO. [caption id=“attachment_382” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Michael Phelps (L) and Sloan Gibson”][/caption]

When asked why he had selected the USO as a beneficiary, Phelps said, “What America’s troops are doing is extraordinary and we owe them a lot in return; the USO is first on our list of recipients, because that’s where the money will do the most good for our troops and their families.”