FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2014
Media Contacts: John Wayne Airport: Jenny Wedge, Public Information Officer, (949) 252-5182, email@example.com
Bob Hope USO: Bob Kurkjian, Executive Director, (949) 252-0303, Bob@BobHopeUSO.org
FIRST USO CENTER TO OPEN AT JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT
For the first time in Orange County, more than 20,000 military members and their families will receive the hallmark USO airport welcome
Orange County, Calif. – For 73 years, USO centers have welcomed troops and their families at airports across the nation. A unanimous vote last week by the Orange County Board of Supervisors will allow that warm welcome to be extended, for the very first time, at John Wayne Airport (JWA).
“Our armed service members work tirelessly to safeguard our freedom and our security,” said Supervisor Shawn Nelson, Chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. “We are proud of their service and delighted to work with the Bob Hope USO to provide a comfortable and welcoming environment at JWA for traveling service members and their families.” Continue reading