The USO Troupe of Metropolitan New York
is made up of three talented and dedicated women. Our 2002 show, "A
Salute to America," can be of any
length up to 60 minutes and includes song,
dance, audience participation and costume changes. The show is appealing to all ages. The
USO Troupe of Metropolitan New York also has a nostalgic 1940's USO Show that is
charted for up to a 60 piece concert band.
Each year we travel to 24 veteran hospitals and nursing home care
units in the tri-state area. We present a holiday show in December and in
February, during National Salute To Hospitalized Veterans Week, we travel over 1300 miles.
After each show we spend time with the veterans
sharing stories and autographing pictures. We have made some very dear
friendships over the years and look forward to our visits as much as the
This fall, the 2002 USO Troupe of Metropolitan New York will
travel to Germany to perform for the Army's Land Combat Expo in
Heidelberg. Summer shows included performances at the Intrepid Museum, the
national DAV convention in Dallas, the national VFW convention in Nashville, and
the Association of Fire Chiefs convention in Kansas City. Fleet Week
festivities in May began with Miss USO 2002 welcoming the Fleet during the Mayor's
reception at City Hall. Some highlights of the weeks performances were aboard
the USS IWO JIMA, the Intrepid Museum, Times Square and Central
Park. Miss USO also sang the National Anthem for the morning opening of
the American Stock Exchange and the Mets Game at Shea Stadium. So far this year,
the troupe has traveled to New Orleans, Savannah and Atlanta Georgia, Arkansas,
Salt Lake City, Ohio, San Diego, Laguna Beach and Long Beach California, Washington DC, Scott Air Force
Base in Illinois, Fort Monroe Army Base in Virginia, Dallas Texas, Kansas City,
Nashville and have entertained at 23 veterans hospitals in the New York
area. In 2001,The USO Troupe of Metropolitan New York entertained our troops in
Italy, Spain, Japan and Korea. Also in 2001, they have performed with the
United States Air Force Band of Flight, the United States Air Force Band of
Liberty, the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, and the
Heritage of America Band at Langley AFB.
In June, they were the featured entertainment for the Army Ball in Washington,
DC and opened for Lee Greenwood at Wings over Topeka in Topeka, Kansas. In 2000, the troupe traveled to Bosnia, Norway, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan and Egypt, hosted by USO
Celebrity Entertainment Tours. Also in 2000, they traveled
to Salmon, Idaho to entertain weary firefighters battling the million acres of
forest fires in the West. They were the featured entertainment at
the Pentagon for the opening of the new USO corridor, hosted by Secretary of
Defense Cohen, and for the opening of the new National D-Day museum in New
Orleans. They also performed in Washington DC for The Spirit of Hope Awards
honoring Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, on Ellis Island for the Medals of
Honor Awards Gala, the Mount Vernon Estate
in Virginia, on the USNS Bob Hope, at the US Open, and the USO World
Holiday Gala in New York City honoring Senator John Glenn. Other performances
include the Intrepid, Nassau and Whitney Ships and Times Square during OPSAIL
appearances include The Miss America Pageant, Good Morning America, CBS's Early Show,
Today in New York, NBC’s 4 Stories, Fox News and Oxygen Media.
The USO Troupe of Metropolitan New York is
proud to continue a tradition that began in
View some photos of recent performances.
Listen to some audio files from our show.
For information about our upcoming performances, see our schedule.
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