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This week we marked the passing of iconic singer and actress Lena Horne, who also toured extensively with the USO during WWII on the West Coast and in the South. She also appeared on the Armed Forces Radio Service programs Jubilee, G.I. Journal, and Command Performances. We thank her for her service and her support of our Troops!
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