Press Releases

June 20, 2016: USO Northwest Hosts the Largest Charity Golf Tournament in the Pacific Northwest, Raising $263k in Support of Local Military

April 8, 2016: USO Northwest Sea-Tac Center Needs Volunteers to Maintain Center’s 24 Hour Status

August 27, 2014: Two New Members to Join the USO Portland Center Advisory Board

June 24, 2014: USO Northwest Aces Support for Local Military with ‘Red, White, & Blue Golf Classic’

April 15, 2014: USO Northwest Announces Hiring of Portland Center Manager

April 2, 2014: USO Northwest Receives Half Million Dollars’ Worth of Girl Scout Cookies

February 21, 2014: USO Northwest and Port of Portland Sign Lease for New USO Center at PDX Airport

February 7, 2014: Ceremony Held for Transfer of USS Colorado Teak Decking to SeaTac Center

July 11, 2013: USO Northwest and Port of Seattle Sign Lease for New SeaTac Center

April 24, 2013: Fore! USO Northwest Drives Support for Local Military with 'Red, White, & Blue Golf Classic’

January 15, 2013: USO Northwest Receives $60,000 Grant from Walmart

November 7, 2012: USO Begins Largest Northwest Expansion Since World War II with Remodel and Dedication of 'Shali’ Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

September 24, 2012: USO Gala Raises Record-Setting $500,000 in Support of Northwest Military

August 20, 2012: USO Puget Sound Area Announces $20,000 Donation from Wal-Mart

April 17, 2012: USO Puget Sound Area Announces $30,000 Donation from Boeing

April 12, 2012: Navy Golf Team Seeks Repeat Wins at 2012 USO Puget Sound Area Golf Classic & Boeing Classic: Seahawks Rumble at the Ridge

March 12, 2012: Legendary UW, WSU Quarterbacks Rally Support for Local USO, Military

December 7, 2011: USO Puget Sound Area, American Airlines and Snowball Express.org Send Local Children and Spouses of Fallen Military Heroes on Holiday Adventure to Six Flags

December 5, 2011: USO Puget Sound Area Makes the Holidays Brighter for 10,000 Northwest Military Families with 2nd Annual Holiday Food & Toy Drive

November 21, 2011: USO Puget Sound Area 45th Anniversary Gala and Auction $300,000 in Support of Northwest Military Personnel and Their Families

November 9, 2011: USO Puget Sound Area and Massage Envy (WA) Announce “Massage for the Military” to Help Active-Duty Military, Dependents and Veterans Reduce Stress with Free Therapeutic Massage

August 8, 2011: USO Puget Sound Area and Walgreens Launch 'Operation Backpack’

May 26, 2011: USO Puget Sound Area “Red, White, & Blue Golf Classic” Shatters Fundraising and Attendance Records for 45th Anniversary

December 29, 2010: USO Puget Sound Area Receives $50,000 Grant from Wal-Mart Foundation

November 19, 2010: Mark’s Hallmark Stoes and USOPSA Connect Local Military Families for the Holidays via “Storybooks for Soldiers Donation Drive”

November 1, 2010: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and the USO Puget Sound Area Announce “Fudge For Troops”

October 6, 2010: USO Puget Sound Area 2010 Gala and Auction Raises More Than $366,000

September 21, 2010: “Godfather of Fort Lewis” Named 2010 USO Volunteer of the Year

May 27, 2010: USO Puget Sound Area Golf Tournament Hits Record Fundraising

May 24, 2010: USO Puget Sound Area Golf Tournament Marks Fastest Sell-Out in Organization’s History

October 12, 2009: Most Successful Gala EVER!

September 30, 2009: USOPSA Gala Media Advisory

September 28, 2009: Victory Studios Selects USOPSA as Lead Charity

April 15, 2009: Boeing Donates $40k to USOPSA

March 5, 2009: USOPSA Announces $50k Donation from Wal-Mart

March 2, 2009: Military Spouses Get Hair Makeovers from Sassoon Seattle

February 23, 2009: Chico’s Kent Station Fashion Event to Support the USOPSA

January 29, 2009: USO Awards Puget Sound Area Highest Honor

December 11, 2008: USO Send-off for Military Families on the Snowball Express to Disneyland with American Airlines

December 10, 2008: USO Puget Sound Joins KIRO TV and Quiznos in Major Toys for Tots Christmas Effort

October 1, 2008: USO Homecoming - A Welcome for Every Soldier

October 1, 2008: USO Puget Sound’s Flagship Event Seeks to Break Record

September 15, 2008: USO Puget Sound Area Announces New Director - Don Leingang

November 8, 2007: USO Joins Northwest’s Largest Veterans Parade

October 24, 2007: TriWest Healthcare Donates $1.2 million to USO efforts

October 13, 2007: USO Gala and Auction A Grand Success

October 4, 2007: USO Puget Sound chosen as Charity of the Month by Bonneville Seattle

September 18, 2007: USO Puget Sound Selected for National Children’s Reading Event

September 10, 2007: Lockheed Martin and USO Named as Finalists for Corporate Citizenship Award

September 5, 2007: Operation USO Care Package Exceeds Major Goal - National Goodwill Tour by Waddell & Reed

July 14, 2007: USO Volunteers Greet Nation’s Army ROTC Cadets for Summer Training

June 13, 2007: USO Staff, Board Member Receive Top Patriot Award - Local Military Order of the World Wars Recognizes Volunteer Service

May 15, 2007: USO Puget Sound Honored with Regional AUSA Public Service Award

April 20, 2007: USO Puget Sound Hosts SeaTac Homecoing for returning National Guard members from Afghanistan

January 24, 2007: Boeing Renews Support To USO Puget Sound Area

November 10, 2006: Levitz, The American Legion & the USO Join Together to Help a Local Solider; Commemorate Veteran’s Day

September 1, 2006: Announcement of new USO executive director Hinman