Arlington, VA (PRWEB) December 04, 2012
Star of the Emmy nominated television show “AMERICAN DAD!,” Rachael MacFarlane to bring comic relief, smiles and holiday cheer to wounded warriors and medical staff in Germany as part of a two-day USO tour. This trip marks the first-ever USO experience for MacFarlane, who will visit with and perform for troops as well as provide headline entertainment at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Annual Holiday Ball.
What: USO tour featuring “American Dad! star Rachael MacFarlane
When: December 7-8, 2012
Why: Accomplished voice-over actress/singer Rachael MacFarlane of the Emmy nominated television show “AMERICAN DAD!” to spend quality time with wounded warriors and medical staff in Germany as part of a two-day USO tour Dec. 7-8. In the region to provide headline entertainment for Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Annual Holiday Ball, the star will fly in early to tour the hospital and spread words of encouragement and thanks to hundreds of healing heroes, support staff and military families.
Adding to the lineup of morale boosting USO activities, MacFarlane will perform for patients at the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility (CASF) as they await transport back to the states for further medical care. She will also tour the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and perform at the USO Warrior Center, where she will also extend her gratitude to hardworking staff members and volunteers.
A native of Connecticut, MacFarlane comes from a family rich in creativity and the arts. Her father was a teacher and singer/performer, and her brother, Seth, is the master of primetime animation as “FAMILY GUY” creator/”AMERICAN DAD!” co-creator. In September, MacFarlane released her first CD "Hayley Sings" featuring such songs as “Someone to Watch Over Me” and “Makin’ Whoopee,” among 12 other tracks.
Quote: Attributed to Rachael MacFarlane:
“I am looking forward to spending quality time with and performing for our troops and their families stationed in Germany. I think it's so important to let them know just how much we appreciate and recognize their hard work and sacrifice. I am very thankful to the USO for this opportunity and I am thrilled for the chance to show my support.”
Note: Give a gift to a service member or a military family year round through USO Wishbook at usowishbook.org.
About the USO
The USO (United Service Organizations) lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families millions of times each year at hundreds of places worldwide. We provide a touch of home through centers at airports and military bases in the U.S. and abroad, top quality entertainment and innovative programs and services. We also provide critical support to those who need us most, including forward-deployed troops, military families, wounded warriors and their families and the families of the fallen.
The USO is a private, nonprofit organization, not a government agency. All of our programs and services are made possible by the American people, support of our corporate partners and the dedication of our volunteers and staff. In addition to individual donors and corporate sponsors, the USO is supported by President’s Circle Partners: American Airlines, AT&T, Clear Channel, The Coca-Cola Company, jcpenney, Kangaroo Express, Kroger, Lowe’s, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Procter & Gamble, and TriWest Healthcare Alliance and Worldwide Strategic Partners: BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft Corporation and TKS Telepost Kabel-Service Kaiserslautern GmbH & Co. KG. We are also supported through the United Way and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC-11381). To join us in this patriotic mission, and to learn more about the USO, please visit uso.org.