The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders to Embark on 75th USO Tour and Deliver Holiday Cheer to Troops in the Middle East

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America's Sweethearts to Spend Holidays Overseas with Troops on 75th USO Tour

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We are grateful for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders historic support of our troops and military families...Sloan Gibson

WHAT: USO tour featuring The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

WHEN: Winter 2012

WHERE: Middle East

WHY: From their first USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour in 1979 to their 75th USO tour this year, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (DCC) have been avid supporters of our U.S. armed forces and military families. As an organization, the DCC has traveled to more than 200 locations worldwide extending America’s thanks to troops and their families stationed in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Belgium, Cuba, Germany, Iceland, Iraq, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait and the United Kingdom and stateside. As part of their 75th USO tour, 12 of America’s Sweethearts will put on 5 high-energy performances giving our deployed troops something to cheer about this holiday season.

A staple in USO’s entertainment history, the DCC have lifted the spirits of countless troops and their families. Always a hit among NFL fans the DCC recently wrapped up their 7th season of “Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team,” which airs on the CMT network.

To find out how the USO is supporting our troops, military families and our wounded, ill and injured this holiday season visit us online at http://www.uso.org/wishbook.

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Attributed to Sloan Gibson:
“For more than 30 years the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders have partnered with the USO to deliver a touch of home to our troops and military families around the world. As the troupe embarks on its 75th USO tour, we can’t help but reflect back on the countless number of military families they’ve touched with their spirited performances and a constant smile of thanks for our men and women in uniform. We are grateful for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders historic support of our troops and military families and look forward to many more years of delivering good times to our servicemen and women.”

Attributed to Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Cassie Trammell:
“I couldn’t be more excited about visiting our troops in the Middle East and being a part of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders 75th USO tour. I can’t wait to let our troops know how much their service and sacrifice are appreciated. Being a part of an organization like the DCC with such a rich history of supporting troops is something that makes me very proud.”

For more information about the USO, visit uso.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.

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