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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Chris Pratt, Haley Bennett and Antoine Fuqua Treat Military Families to Advance USO Screening of ‘The Magnificent Seven’
In celebration of their upcoming film actor Chris Pratt, actress Haley Bennett and director Antoine Fuqua visited Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to treat hundreds of service members and their families to an afternoon of fun and an advance USO screening of “The Magnificent Seven.”