New York, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2012
USO to Honor Military Women and Women Business Leaders at 46th USO Woman of the Year Luncheon
EVENT: 2012 USO Woman of the Year Luncheon
WHEN: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Plaza Hotel 768 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10019
WHO: Among those in attendance:
- Ann Curry, NBC’s Today Co-host
- Natalie Morales, NBC’s Today News Anchor
- General Ann Dunwoody, Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command and the first female 4-star General in the U.S. military
- Marillyn Hewson, EVP, Electronic Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation; recently elected to become President and COO of Lockheed Martin in January 2013
- Laura Benanti, four-time Tony Award winner
- Colonel Jack Jacobs (Ret.), Medal of Honor recipient and NBC Military News Analyst
- USO Board Member, Joyce Randolph- the beloved Trixie Norton of the Honeymooners.
DETAILS: The USO of Metropolitan New York will hold its 46th USO Woman of the Year Luncheon, honoring the commitment, service and achievements of women who have shown extraordinary dedication to their country. This year’s honorees include: Marillyn Hewson, Executive Vice President, Electronic Systems at Lockheed Martin Corporation, and General Ann E. Dunwoody, the first female four-star general in the U.S. Army. Natalie Morales, NBC’s Today News Anchor and Colonel Jack Jacobs (Ret.), Medal of Honor recipient, will co- emcee this event. Ann Curry will hold a special question and answer session with Ms. Hewson and General Dunwoody and present them with their USO Woman of the Year awards. One outstanding service woman from each branch will be recognized for their leadership and commitment to their country. Recipients include Sergeant Julia Bringloe (Army), Sergeant Sheen Adams (Marine Corps), Lieutenant Katherine Worstell (Navy), Captain Gina Fasciani, (Air Force), and Lieutenant Junior Grade Katherine Ustler, (Coast Guard).
MORE: Interview and Photo Opportunities Available
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.
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Anne Marie Squeo,