Periodically, we’re bringing you the best in USO photography from around the world. Enjoy this latest installment of our photo essays!
(P.S. – if you know any of the photographers of images that don’t credit one, please let us know!)
[caption id=“attachment_4433” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“A young man waits on the pier for the arrival of his father. USS MCCAMPBELL (DDG 85) was deployed for nearly 90 days. (USO photo by Jason Rouse)”][/caption]
[caption id=“attachment_4434” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“At USO Fort Drum's recent Boogie With Your Boots On, the "bull” takes a rest in between riders. (Photo courtesy USO Fort Drum Facebook page)“][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_4437” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Wounded warrior Joel Tavares (left) and his dad, Jose (right), joined USO San Antonio Center Director Shari Jenson (center) at the downtown USO. The staff had this to say: "What an honor!!” (Photo courtesy of USO San Antonio Facebook page)“][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_4436” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“"When they are called, We are there,” by Cindy Testerink. This original was auctioned off at the 2010 USO of North Carolina gala, but was donated back to the RDU center and will hang proudly on its walls. (Photo courtesy USO-N.C. Facebook page)“][/caption]
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