48th Annual Service Salute

This event last took place on May 18th, 2019
5:00 PM JST (1700I)

Forty-eighth Annual Service Salute Gala in honor of seven outstanding military members from the United States Armed Forces and the Japan Self-Defense Forces on Saturday, the eighteenth of May Two Thousand and Nineteen at the Rocker Enlisted Club,Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan.

In 1971, USO Okinawa held its inaugural premiere fundraising event. Forty-eight years later on May 18th, 2019, USO Okinawa will continue the tradition of honoring seven service men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and Japan Self-Defense Forces for their outstanding professionalism, leadership, service to country, and embodiment of the USO’s 8 core values. This black-tie event will feature Okinawa Americana, a Kagami Biraki ceremony, dinner, and dancing.

Contact us: JVanEtten@uso.org|080-6497-5414

Military Attire: Formal / Mess Dress Civilian Attire: Formal / Black Tie

For seventy-eight years, the USO has been providing morale, welfare, and recreational services to service members around the world. The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. The USO is a nonprofit, charitable organization that relies on the generosity of individuals and corporations to support its programs and services. The USO currently operates more than 200 centers around the world, including seven on Okinawa; USO Schwab, USO Hansen, USO Kadena, USO Kadena Air Terminal, USO Foster, USO Futenma, and USO Kinser. The USO on Okinawa also offers outreach on Torii Station, White Beach, Camp Courtney, Camp Lester, Fort Buckner, Plaza Housing, Ie Shima, Camp Shields, and the Jungle Warfare Training Center.

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  1. USO Camp Schwab's Taco-Bout-A-Monday 

    USO Camp Schwab

    Unit 35031 Box 155 FPO AP 96373-5031

    Schwab Staff and Volunteers will be cooking a variety of taco dishes for our service members & their families! We look forward to seeing you on Mondays!

    Oct 14th, 2019 11:00 AM JST (1100I)

  2. NFL Live Screenings at USO Hansen 

    USO Camp Hansen

    Unit 35031 FPO AP 96373-5031

    USO Hansen is opening up our center at 9 AM on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays so that you can watch live NFL Football! We also serve light breakfast items and drinks to kick start your morning!

    Oct 15th, 2019 9:00 AM EDT ( 900Q)

  3. USO Kinser Taste of Home Tuesdays 

    USO Camp Kinser

    Building 1308 Camp Kinser Okinawa, Japan

    USO Kinser cooks up a delicious and creative meal every Tuesday from 1730 to while supplies last! We always have dessert waiting for you at the end! Come by and let us do the cooking!

    Oct 15th, 2019 5:30 PM JST (1730I)

  4. USO Schwab's Sweet Tooth Wednesday 

    USO Camp Schwab

    Unit 35031 Box 155 FPO AP 96373-5031

    Come by the center to enjoy a sweet treat every Wednesday starting at 1100 until the sweets run out!!

    Oct 16th, 2019 11:00 AM JST (1100I)

  5. USO Camp Foster's Taco Thursday 

    USO Camp Foster

    Building 5710, 2nd Floor

    Tacos. On Thursday? Yes! Stop by on Thursdays for tacos, chips, and a refreshment. You will NOT regret it!

    Oct 17th, 2019 11:00 AM JST (1100I)

  6. LEAP Pine Umpkin Carving at USO Hansen 

    USO Camp Hansen

    Unit 35031 FPO AP 96373-5031

    Celebrate Halloween island-style with Pineapple and Pumpkin Carving! Bring in your favorite fruit to carve with Marines from 9th ESB. Don’t forget to dress-up in your favorite costume!

    Oct 17th, 2019 11:30 AM EDT (1130Q)

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