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February 7, 2014

USO celebrates 73rd birthday serving troops, Families

The United Service Organization Center at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is open 365 days a year, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Here (upper right), service members of all branches, retirees, veterans and their Families can relax like these Soldiers who are playing Xbox at the Phoenix Sky Harbor USO Center in Terminal 4.

PHOENIX — Established in 1941 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the United Service Organizations, or USO, celebrated its 73rd birthday Tuesday. Today, the USO operates in more than 160 locations worldwide, to include a USO Center in Terminal 4 of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

USO Arizona supports the mission of the USO to lift the spirits of America’s troops and their Families, with programs and services designed to support Arizona’s military community.

The USO Center at Sky Harbor is open 365 days a year, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., for traveling U.S. active duty service members, members of the National Guard and their Families, the wounded, ill and injured, Families of fallen service members, retirees and veterans. American- and Phoenix-based TriWest Healthcare Alliance spearheaded the opening of the new and improved USO Center in November 2012, from its previous location in Terminal 2.

For more information about Arizona’s USO, go to www.uso.org/arizona.




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