Events for Wounded, Ill and Injured Service Members and Caregivers
The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore supports service members and their families who are recovering and receiving treatment at NSA Bethesda, home of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. In addition, USO-Metro supports active duty service members who serve at the various hospitals.
Outdoor Heroes Program
Proudly sponsored by Juniper Networks, USO-Metro offers additional targeted services and events for wounded, ill and injured troops as part of the Outdoor Heroes program. These programs provide service members and their caregivers the opportunity to participate in outdoor excursions throughout the year with focus areas including therapeutic recreation, family interaction and involvement, and as a tool for service members to cope with their new lifestyle. Please email Michael@usometro.org for more information about outdoor events.
Music and Art Therapy Programs
Events and Workshops with a musical or artistic focus are offered frequently at the USO Warrior and Family Centers at Fort Belvoir and Bethesda. From creative writing and ceramics to jam sessions and putting your lyrics to music with Grammy-nominated musicians, these popular programs are open to wounded, ill and injured service members and their caregivers. Please click here to view all the art and music programs and email Ashy@usometro.org for more information about music and art programs.
Hospital Services Transportation
Proudly provided by Northrop Grumman and Prudential, transportation to and from events for wounded, ill, and injured service members is made possible by generous sponsors of our hospital services automobiles. These automobiles allow our service members to travel comfortably around the region.
Movies on the Lawn
Movies on the Lawn is a program designed to give service members a break with free outdoor movie showings at or near military installations…
On the Go: Mobile USO
Funded through a generous donation by the Boeing Company, the Mobile USO is designed to significantly expand the capacity of services and a…
Operation Back to School
Operation Back to School is a fun one-day program for military children ages 5 - 12 and it is the perfect opportunity to meet new friends. …
Operation Game On!
This all-day event calls upon service members to form teams of five, develop a strategy and use their military knowledge to dominate in the…
Project Cinderella will be held on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 in Arlington, VA!
Project USO Elf
Registration is now closed. Families will be selected at random and notified on October 24th.
Request Emergency Food and Housing Assistance
USO-Metro provides free furnished apartment units to military service members and their families who are in extreme financial hardship, or …
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