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Athens, GA-based rock band The Whigs are currently traveling through Germany and the UK on their first USO tour. journey abroad to Europe and rock out with military families as part of a nine-day USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour. The tour kicked off last week and the trio has performed five hi-octane USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour concerts for troops and their families.
Locations visited include USAG Grafenwoeher, USAG Hohenfels, Spangdahlem Air Base, Ramstein Air Base and RAF Alconbur. The Whigs have also visited the USO Warrior Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. During their visit, the band will also sign autographs, pose for photos and tour multiple military posts. Check out some fresh photos!
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