Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

USO and Christmas away from home A Veteran's Story


December 13, 2018

Courtesy Dalton Fuller

Above: poster for the USO Show of Dalton Fuller Band and the Nebraska Playboys.

Veterans have served many months and years away from home. Leaving their families is hard, but being in a foreign country during the Christmas season is sometimes more than unbearable.

It is times like this many Americans have stepped up to the plate, or shall we say the microphone and brought joy and laughter to our overseas troops. To the orient to the South Pacific to the middle east and more, entertainers have jumped on planes, ships and trucks to go on tour and bring some home entertaining to our men and women in uniform.

The United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) was founded in Febru...

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