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170,000

Toiletry and snack care packs were delivered to service members in 2019.

12,700,000

Total service connections were delivered to service members and their families at more than 250 locations worldwide in 2019.

200,000

Service members are estimated to transition into civilian communities each year.

About the USO - The Force Behind the Forces®

 

For 79 years, the USO has been the nation’s leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.

Today’s USO continuously adapts to the needs of our men and women in uniform and their families, so they can focus on their very important mission. We operate USO centers at or near military installations across the United States and throughout the world, including in combat zones, and even un-staffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy.

USO airport centers throughout the country offer around-the clock hospitality for traveling service members and their families. Our trademark USO tours bring America and its celebrities to service members who are assigned far from home, to entertain them and convey the support of the nation.

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Meet the Teacher - David Smith

David Smith leads the VA Home Loan workshop courses in conjunction with the USO Pathfinder program.

David Smith served our country from 1998 to 2006. He served in the United States Army and National Guard. As a Veteran, David has a very unique and thorough understanding of how important our Veterans are to this country and how to serve them properly. He has the view point of a veteran.

To learn more about the USO Pathfinder program, and Mutual of Omaha Mortgage's role as the VA Home Loan workshop leader, click this link.

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