…and Grover and Cookie Monster and Rosita and Zoe! The Sesame Street/USO Experience alighted in Delaware as part of their Stateside tour for Phase IV of this entertaining family show. Check out the photo essay below:
[caption id=“attachment_2263” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Children of military families pose for a photo while awaiting the start of a Sesame Street/USO show at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 29, 2010. (USO photo by Mike Theiler)”][/caption]
[caption id=“attachment_2262” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Military family members were thrilled to see 'Elmo' and his friends sing, dance and perform just for them, as they continue a six-month tour of military bases in the U.S. (USO photo by Mike Theiler)”][/caption]
[caption id=“attachment_2261” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Dozens of military families military danced along - or just saw in awe! - as the Muppets of Sesame Street perform a show at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 29, 2010. (USO photo by Mike Theiler)”][/caption]
[caption id=“attachment_2260” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Children of military families get up close and personal with some of their favorite Sesame Street characters. Having previously visited military families in Asia, the Pacific and Europe, the tour is now visiting more than 40 bases in the United States. (USO photo by Mike Theiler)”][/caption]
Want to learn more about Dover? Click here to watch a video about the USO Centers there, visit this blog post and read about the new Families of the Fallen Center, and learn more about USO Delaware director Joan Cote.
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