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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