From Bob Hope’s first show at March Field in Riverside, California, in 1941, to his final USO tour in 1990 to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia as part of Operation Desert Shield, the legendary entertainer dedicated his talents to our service members by bringing a bit of home wherever he went.
Bob Hope in Korea in 1950.
Bob Hope in with Jayne Mansfield in 1957.
Bob Hope aboard the USS New Jersey on Christmas Eve, 1983.
Bob Hope at Goose Bay Air Force Base, Canada in 1955.
Bob Hope with service members in Guam on December 27, 1957.
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Dec 14, 2017
Prosthetists Provide Amputees a Helping Hand – and Foot – On Their Road to Recovery
More than 1,500 American troops have lost a limb since 2001, in Afghanistan or Iraq or other deployments around the world. Walter Reed — first at the old campus in Washington, D.C., and now at the new facility in Bethesda — is where they take their first steps toward a new reality.
Dec 13, 2017
Delivering a USO Care Package in 360°
What does it take to get a USO Care Package into the hands of deployed service members? The answer is a lot of time and a lot of hard work by USO volunteers and staff. Watch the video to follow a USO Care Package along its journey to troops overseas.