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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May 25, 2017
NBC's 'This Is Us' Cast Visits Service Members and Military Families on USO Tour at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
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May 24, 2017
After Struggling to Find His Place in the World, Marine Finds Two Families – and His Place in Both
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May 15, 2017
USO Operation Birthday Cake Brings the Party to Service Members in Japan
When Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffrey Lee received an urgent call to head to his work station one morning, he thought there was something seriously wrong, but there was no emergency. Instead, he walked into his own surprise birthday celebration, courtesy of his wife, USO Yokosuka and the Operation Birthday Cake Program.