American Airlines is proud to be the official airline of the USO, a nonprofit organization founded more than 70 years ago to lift the spirits of American’s troops and military families.

In honor of our military heroes, American will reward AAdvantage® members generosity with 10 AAdvantage miles for each dollar donated through American’s Miles in Support of All Who Serve campaign, which benefits the USO. 

The USO lifts the spirits of America's troops and military families. They’re the way America says “thank you” for all they do through delivering highly valued programs, morale-boosting services and engaging entertainment at more than 160 locations in 27 states and 14 countries.

Their footprint is reflected in nearly 9 million visits to 160 USO centers from South Korea to Germany, from Okinawa to Afghanistan, at training bases and airports across the country and for those serving on ships and squadrons deployed around the world. The centers provide a warm and comforting place where troops and family members can connect with each other via Internet or telephone, play a video game, catch a movie, have a snack or just put their feet up and relax.

Recently the USO celebrated the opening of their newest centers located in the airports at Nashville and El Paso and renovated locations in the Columbia, South Carolina and San Diego airports.  This summer they will open a USO center at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, providing troops with a place to rest, relax and connect with their friends and family back home.

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Your donation helps meet the needs of our troops and their families by supporting and comforting, connecting and entertaining in new and imaginative ways:

USO2GO:  Sends much needed electronic gaming, sports/musical equipment, and personal care items to troops in remote locations.

MOBILE USO: Offers troops the same kind of great support that USO provides in an airport or installation location through USO centers on wheels.

MEGS:  Provides entertainment options to troops in remote locations through Mobile Entertainment Gaming System (MEGS). 

HOLIDAY BOX: Helps troops celebrate American holidays year-round, including the summer patriotic months from July 4th through Labor Day, with decorations, snacks, DVDs and games.

PRO VS. GI JOE:  In partnership with the nonprofit organization Pro vs. GI Joe, deployed troops compete against professional athletes in intense video game competitions. 

ENTERTAINMENT ACTIVITIES:  Brings entertainment tours with celebrities and performers who donate their time and talents to our troops and families wherever they serve. 

OPERATION PHONE HOME®: Through centers located in combat zones, troops use the USO’s private phone network to make free phone calls home and access computers with free high-speed Internet bandwidth. 

UNITED THROUGH READING’S MILITARY PROGRAM:  Mom or Dad’s special story time is recorded on camera, and the USO mails this priceless DVD and book home.

USO Warrior and Family Care™ Healing with Honor: Provides comprehensive, long-term programming that supports wounded warriors, building the hope and confidence of each family member while helping them sustain their journey towards a full and rewarding life.

USO WARRIOR AND FAMILY CENTERS: A comprehensive array of specialized services and programs in a supportive and home-like setting including movie theaters, classrooms, sports lounges, business centers, healing gardens and more, created expressly for our nation’s healing heroes and their families.

USO/HIRE HEROES USA TRANSITION WORKSHOPS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITY DAYS:  The USO, in collaboration with Hire Heroes USA, hosts career transitions workshops for wounded, ill and injured troops, their spouses and caregivers.

PROJECT SANCTUARY:  Active duty, veteran and wounded warrior families participate in six-day therapeutic retreat in the mountains of Colorado.

RIDE2RECOVERY: Participants conquer their fears and prove they are warriors even away from the battlefield. 

FAMILIES OF THE FALLEN:  The USO has supported every dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base since March 1991.

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