On May 6, 1941, three months after the USO was founded, Bob Hope led a group of celebrities to perform for airmen stationed at March Field (now March Air Force Base) in California—the beginning of a great tradition. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZnKB_g-ln8] How well do YOU know the history of Bob Hope & the USO? Answer the following trivia questions and see how many you got right in the comments! Be sure to let us know your score!
- When did Bob Hope first perform a Christmas USO tour?
- During how many wars or military conflicts did Bob Hope and his troupe entertain the troops?
- How many USO tours did Bob Hope headline?
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Making the Terminal Come Alive: USO’s Unique Approach at Sigonella Gives Deploying Service Members a Much-Needed Escape
With little space for a traditional center – and weary military travelers often spreading throughout the terminal for hours while waiting for training flights or deployments – the USO spread its services throughout the terminal at NAS Sigonella.