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Just because there’s the occasional pool party, a game of touch football with NFL players and coaches, or ten-song set from the likes of the Zac Brown Band doesn’t mean that serving in Southwest Asia is anything like a “normal” experience.
And working for the USO in that region has its own unique rewards and challenges. Check out this great new video from our own videographer that gives insight into what it’s like as a USO employee in Southwest Asia…
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