Blog Posts tagged in "USO"

NFL and the Armed Forces Supporting the military is part of the fabric of the NFL. This support takes place both at home and abroad, with NFL players and coaches traveling overseas to salute the troops, as well as with team recognition of our servicemen and women through the Salute to Service campaign. Through its long standing partnerships and support from our 32 teams, the NFL takes pride in supporting military personnel and remains committed to raising awareness for the sacrifices they make on our behalf. All proceeds from the NFL’s Salute to Service campaign are donated to the NFL’s milit... read more

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE USO~ 76 YEARS OF MILITARY SUPPORT! Today, February 4th, 2017 The United Service Organization Celebrates 76 Years Of Military Support. We are so grateful for THE USOand volunteers for all the ways in which they support and uplift the spirits of the Military Community both at home and overseas. Thank you for all you do USO~ 76 Years of Military Support and still going strong. THE USO Mission The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. For over 75 years, the USO has bee... read more

The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families made its debut in July 2008 and is the longest running entertainment tour in USO history. The tour is designed to help military families deal with the unique challenges they face. Since the tour’s inception, it has taken its message to more than 540,000 troops and military families and performedmore than 1,000 shows on 149 military installations in 33 states and 11 countries . Additionally, the tour has logged more than 206,000 miles and distributed more than 2.6 million giveaways . L... read more

Warrior Week Bringing together various physical, therapeutic, and recreational organizations from across the country that focus on the rehabilitation of wounded service members, Warrior Week 2015 is the only event of its kind! Each wounded service member and their family will have the opportunity to participate in various activities from adaptive water skiing and kayaking, to deep sea fishing, horseback riding, surfing, racquetball and tennis. The City of Virginia Beach and USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia, Inc. have designed this event to bring all levels of skills and interest toge... read more

5 WAYS TO REMEMBER MILITARY MEMBERS DEPLOYED THIS HOLIDAY SEASON It is so important that while we are enjoying our families this holiday season that we remember those that cannot be home for the holidays with family. If you have a deployed service member, know someone deployed, or don't know anyone deployed but just want to show your support this holiday season MB has come up with 5 suggestions to put a smileon a service member'sface. (1) Holiday Mail For Heroes Program: The Red Cross offers a great way to reach out to military members overseas and show your support during the holiday season ... read more

This Veterans Day , Join the USO in providing critical moments for our troops and their families. Give $11 on 11/11 and you can help provide our troops and their families with USO moments like the ones listed below: 34 Calls Home, 55 bottles of water, 70 cups of coffee, and free meals. Learn more about these programs here . DONATE and Give USO Moments (National) DONATE to our local USO HRCV Learn more about our local USO of Hampton Roads and Cetral Virginia centers, events, and support on MB! ... read more

The USO Sesame Street Experience is Coming this April! BEGINNING APRIL 2012, the traveling Sesame Street/USO Experience for military families will head back to the United States reaching installations across the country. This ALL NEW, free show , exclusively for military children and their families, features Elmo and his friends Rosita, Cookie Monster, Grover, and their new friend Katie, a military kid who is moving to a new place. The tour is part of Sesame Street's Talk, Listen, Connect initiative for military families. This is a FREE event for military families and is on a first come, firs... read more

The USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia Gala Event is February 8th, 2014! The Gala 2014 – Tickets Join us for an evening of refinement as we pay tribute to our Fallen Heroes and their Families. Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. Hampton Roads Convention Center 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, VA 23666 Please call 757-604-1915 for ticket information. Ticket prices: E7/Dependent and Below -$75/person E8/Dependents and Above – $100/person Civilians and Retired Military – $125/person All ticket prices include Cocktail Hour, Dinner and Open Bar. To Register: Dear Valued Supporters, Thank... read more