Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans are partnering with the USO to host a fund-raising event at LP Field on Friday, November 15th. The event is open to the public and is an opportunity for area residents to learn more about the services offered by the USO at Nashville International Airport and at Fort Campbell, KY. “Troops & Titans” is specifically a fund-raiser to support these services.
There will be special appearances by Tennessee Titans players and cheerleaders. A short program will also include Keni Thomas, a musician and decorated combat veteran of the elite 75th Ranger Regiment special operations unit.
Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
Bagram, Afghanistan – Beats of excitement and laughter rippled its way into the heart of the Task Force Lifeliner soldiers as they sit with cartoonists who draw the soldiers caricature.
The soldiers expressed their sincere appreciation for these talented artists especially after they looked at the comical reflections of themselves created by these professional cartoonists.
Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division Band “Ambush” rocks Independence Day Celebration at Forward Operating Base Sharana
Paktika Province, Afghanistan– The Forward Operating Base Sharana Freedom Fest went off with a bang July 7th, with the 101st Airborne Division Rock Band “Ambush” returning for a repeat performance.
Fireworks were not allowed but the United Service Organization, Morale Welfare and Recreation as well as FLUOR contracted cooks put together an event that would put the lack of a light show in the back of everyone’s mind.
At 8:00am, the FOB Sharana town square was a silent parking lot.
Fort Campbell, KY – Join the Fort Campbell community for our July Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour event. On July 13th, Fort Campbell, along with the 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne”, will host the “Brutal Fitness 5K Challenge”.
This 5K road race will be filled with nine brutal physical challenges that will test your strength, stamina, and endurance. Race officials have included three levels of difficulty for the physical events and even a special 1K “Little Brute” Family and kids course. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University and USO to host “Dine on our Dime” Sunday during Governors Baseball game
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University joins forces with Fort Campbell’s United Services Organization (USO) to host “Dine On Our Dime,” at 1:00pm, Sunday, when Govs baseball hosts Morehead State at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Fort Campbell, KY – As the seasons start to change, there is nothing more special than having a Family hike in the lush Tennessee and Kentucky woods. On Saturday, September 29th, bring your Family to Sportsman’s Lodge, just outside Gate 10, to experience the free Volksmarch Wellness Walk.
In Germany, a volksmarch, meaning “people’s march” in German, is a non-competitive fitness walk. At events, participants will walk along a trail and stop at different locations to receive incentive awards. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – On April 14th and 15th, the Sesame Street and USO Experience for Military Families USO tour put on three free performances for Fort Campbell families active duty, Retirees, National Guard, reserves and Department of Defense Civilians. Over 1,800 people came out to watch the shows.
The 30 minute performance was a special event for the military community since it is specifically designed to educate children about coping with military deployments and homecomings.
Fort Campbell, KY – Everyone’s favorite residents from the street where the clouds are swept away and the air is sweet will be making their way to Wilson Theater on Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th.
The Sesame Street and USO Experience for Military Families is a free, traveling USO tour based on Sesame Workshop’s award winning Talk, Listen, Connect initiative. The 30 minute performance is a special event for the military community since it is specifically designed to educate children about coping with military deployments and homecomings.
Lynchburg, TN – Country music star and 10-year Army veteran Craig Morgan and the Jack Daniel Distillery are asking Tennessee Titans’ fans to take a few extra minutes at Sunday’s game to honor our troops.
Before the game, Jack Daniel’s will collect written messages of support to include in USO care packages as part of its Toast to the Troops program. Morgan will sing the national anthem at the game, which will include a special Veteran’s Day tribute to our military.
Fort Campbell, KY – Get ready for a rockin’ good time on August 27th as the USO and MWR present Gary Sinise and the Lieutenant Dan Band in concert. Inspired by his role in the 1994 film Forrest Gump, Sinise has partnered with the USO to travel all over the world to perform free concerts for Service Members and their Families.
The Lieutenant Dan Band covers music from well-known artists including Bruce Springsteen, Linkin Park, Aretha Franklin and Jimi Hendrix. Providing a diverse selection of music, The Lieutenant Dan Band is sure to be a crowd pleaser offering something for everyone. The concert will be held at the Division Parade Field beginning at 7:00pm.
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