USO – For the Troops
November 7 at 9pm on ThinkTV16
USO – For the Troops offers unprecedented access to the background operations that make it possible for celebrities to travel across the world to meet and perform for active duty troops. . Interviews with celebrities and former veterans who have been on USO tours, including Jon Stewart, Jay Leno, Ann-Margret, Raquel Welch, Connie Stevens, country singer Craig Morgan, NFL player Charles Tillman, Miss America Betty Cantrell and others, are interspersed with moving first-person accounts.
From Joint Base Elmendorf in Alaska to the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center in Iraq, from performances on stage to overnight flights in the belly of a C-130 transport plane, this film showcases the fast pace, excitement, and complex logistics of a modern USO tour.