On 29 April, 2010 the CASF USO hosted nine cartoonist from the National Cartoonist Society. Approximately 50 patients and CASF staff members joined in the fun by having their caricatures drawn as well as their favorite cartoon characters. The evening was sweetened by a variety desserts. A great time was had by all.
At USO Hawaii, Marines and a Corpsman from the Wounded Warrior Detachment, Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii were treated to chartered deep sea fishing through USO’s Operation Enduring Care program on Friday April 3. The sport fishing charter left the Marine Corps Community Service Outdoor Recreation marina promptly at 7 a.m. for the six-hour excursion. The Wounded Warriors spent the day casting and reeling. The charter’s captain and his crew were available to assist with the warriors’ catch of the day.
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Sather AB recently hosted a ping-pong tournament. It was a hard-fought competition taken very seriously by all the 16 finalists. Sponsored by the USO, the three winners received AAFES gift cards and they must have needed to buy something very special at the PX because they fought long and hard for these prizes!
And finally, here’s a special shoutout all the way from Afghanistan to the USO for our support of the upcoming Warrior Games in Colorado. Hoo-rah!
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Jan 18, 2019
USO Supports the Coast Guard and Their Families During Government Shutdown
Of the five branches in the U.S. Armed Forces, the Coast Guard is the only branch currently working without pay due to the government shutdown – the longest in U.S. history. USO centers across the country have rallied in support of the Coast Guard to help service members and their families make ends meet.
Jan 7, 2019
David Blaine Delivers Magic to Devastated Air Force Base
When Hurricane Michael tore through Florida this past October, it affected communities all along the coast – especially the community of Tyndall Air Force Base, just 12 miles east of Panama City, Fla. – which is exactly why world-famous magician David Blaine wanted to go there.