Nov 2, 2012   //   by admin   //   Events, News, Photo, Video  //  No Comments

The HOME&AWAY campaign, now in its fourth year, highlights how the USO of Illinois and Boeing are committed to helping service members and their military families thrive. Our nation’s armed forces and their families make many sacrifices to protect our freedoms. While we support their efforts at home and away, we may overlook the opportunity to say thank you, or be able to find a way to make a tangible difference. Join Boeing, in supporting the USO of Illinois and the work they do to help local military and their families.

Vote here for your favorite Home & Away video for your chance to win a VIP Chicago sports experience from Boeing with two of your favorite teams. Help someone you know. Support the USO.

Making Lifelong Connections: The heartwarming story of a soldier reconnecting with a childhood friend while stationed overseas in Japan, and asking for her hand in marriage once returning to Illinois.

From Military Police to Military Mom: After serving in Iraq as a member of the military police, Julie returned home to Illinois where she learned to reconnect with both her family and her community through the help she found at USO Rock Island.

The USO's 12th Man: Watch pro athlete Charles Tillman recount his experiences growing up as the son of a military sergeant, and his journeys abroad where he lent his support to deployed troops working with the USO of Illinois.

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