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We’re so sorry, Navy! We meant to wish you Happy 235th Birthday yesterday. Really, we did! We hope we can make it up to you with this rarely seen vintage photo from WWII.
ADM Gary Roughead, CNO delivered a special message on the US Navy’s Birthday and we wanted to share that with you, too. Here’s to another great 235 years… [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.971577&w=425&h=350&fv=file%3D3c64d714a6494334b8813c069062d218%26permalink%3D%26]
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Nov 16, 2016
‘You Just Feel at Peace’: How USO North Carolina - Jacksonville’s Beirut Room Serves as a Space for Reflection and Healing
In light of the deep impact the 1983 Beirut bombing had on the Jacksonville community over the years, the USO center, with help from Lowe’s Home Improvement, created a special room in its center to honor the victims, survivors and family members affected by the bombing. The space – known as the “Beirut Room” by center staff and volunteers – features a granite wall monument, stained glass angels and several other photos and mementos memorializing those killed in the bombing.
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USO Opens Wellness Focused Center on Joint Base San Antonio
After 75 years of welcoming service members home, the USO received a homecoming of its own. After a grand opening ceremony on Nov. 10, USO San Antonio staff and volunteers officially welcomed guests into the new, state-of-the-art USO San Antonio center on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.