49th Annual USO Service Salute

Sep 12th, 2020
5:00 PM JST (1700I)

Butler Officers Club

Forty-ninth 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 twelfth of September, Two Thousand and Twenty at The Butler Officers’ Club, Okinawa, Japan.

In 1971, USO Okinawa held its inaugural premiere event. Forty nine years later on September 12th, 2020, 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 eight core values. This black-tie event will feature entertainment, a Kagami Biraki ceremony, dinner, and dancing.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Consul General Robert Koepcke.

For questions regarding sponsorship, purchasing tickets, and volunteering please contact: Cindy Kirkman, OkinawaPrograms@uso.org|645-2964

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

For seventy-nine 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.

Other Upcoming Events

  1. USO Hansen March Madness Tournament 

    USO Camp Hansen

    USO Hansen Building 2214

    Join USO Hansen as we cheer for our favorite teams to make it to the Final Four and the championship game amongst the best collegiate players. Brackets will be available at the USO Hansen front desk on March 16th and will be collected no later than…

    Mar 16th, 2020 10:00 AM EDT (1000Q)

  2. USO Hansen's Breakfast In The Barracks 

    USO Camp Hansen

    USO Hansen’s Breakfast In The Barracks will be bringing love to the barracks every other Monday morning at 7 A.M. We will be bringing coffee, water and food items to our service members to kick start the week! Please check the schedule below to see …

    Apr 6th, 2020 7:00 AM EDT ( 700Q)

  3. USO Camp Foster 2020 JRC Brief 

    USO Camp Foster

    Bldg 494, 1st Floor

    Informing and engaging with new junior/single service members that are new to the island about USO Okinawa programs and services.

    Apr 6th, 2020 10:00 AM JST (1000I)

  4. 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!

    Apr 6th, 2020 11:00 AM JST (1100I)

  5. USO Schwab's Breakfast-to-Go (B2G) 

    USO Camp Schwab

    Unit 35031 Box 155 FPO AP 96373-5031

    USO Schwab’s B2G provides mobile door-to-door breakfast service to selected units each week!

    Apr 7th, 2020 8:00 AM JST ( 800I)

  6. USO Camp Foster 2020 Newcomers Orientation 

    USO Camp Foster

    Camp Foster Community Center Bldg 5908

    Informing and engaging with service members and their families that are new to the island about USO Okinawa programs and services.

    Apr 8th, 2020 8:00 AM JST ( 800I)

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