Home for the Holidays: Celebrating One Year of Supporting Our Troops at O’Hare

Dec 15, 2011   //   by admin   //   Events, News  //  No Comments

USO of Illinois & American Airlines to Celebrate the One Year Anniversary of the American Airlines Cyber Canteen USO Center at O’Hare Airport

United Service Organizations (USO) of Illinois in partnership with American Airlines will celebrate the one year anniversary of the USO American Airlines Cyber Canteen at O’Hare.  The Cyber Canteen has been a “Home Away From Home” for over forty thousand active duty military traveling through O’Hare Airport during its first year. Located in Terminal 3, the Cyber Canteen offers a reading library, free Wi-Fi access, lounge facilities, computers, phone, snacks and TV/DVD/Video Games. The anniversary event will be the official launch of the United Through Reading® Program at O’Hare. United Through Reading® offers parents who are about to be deployed the opportunity to be video-recorded reading storybooks to their children which helps unite families emotionally while they are separated physically.

The USO of Illinois serves over 300,000 active duty, guard and reserve military and military families throughout Illinois and the Midwest region with over 300 programs and services offered year-round, and USO Center facilities at Navy Pier, Midway Airport, Great Lakes Naval Station, O’Hare Terminal 2, American Airlines Cyber Canteen at O’Hare Terminal 3 and the Rock Island Arsenal.

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