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It was an amazing night in Washington, DC, as supporters of the USO descended upon the Marriott Wardman Park for a star-studded “Salute to Military Families." Our friends at Military.com live streamed the entire event and also captured video of celebrity performers and guests sending their love to troops, military spouses, and military families!
We hope you enjoy these special messages from Trisha Yearwood, William Fichtner, Senator Carl Levin, Rose McGowan, USAF Gen. Norton Schwartz, Tichina Arnold and USO President Sloan Gibson. And you can leave your own words of thanks at our 2010 USO Gala Message Wall.…[vodpod id=ExternalVideo.970745&w=425&h=350&fv=file%3D56197f00e8ca45ca8154588ccc0fba8e%26permalink%3D%26]
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