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It takes a thousand voices to tell a single story. NATIVE AMERICAN PROVERB

“My parents met in the USO in St. Louis. She was an Air Force nurse and he was an Army lieutenant, so our family has always understood the importance of the USO to the troops. The night my daughter was born, I was at Twenty-Nine Palms when my wife went into labor. I caught a midnight flight from LAX, landed in Houston and went straight to the USO where a volunteer gave me a phone. My daughter had been born while I was on the flight. I spoke to my wife briefly and then heard my daughter cry for the first time on a phone at the USO. I jumped on another flight to Raleigh and again went straight to the USO. It was just about to close for the night, but the volunteers held it open for me. An Air Force colonel who happened to be headed my way offered me a ride, so ten minutes after walking through the door of the USO, I was on my way to the hospital to see my newborn daughter.”

MAJOR SHAUN FITZPATRICK, USMC

“I’m a full-time soldier and a full-time mom. I have two sons, thirteen and seven, and an eight-year-old daughter. My kids love the fact that I’m a soldier. It’s our way of life. It’s what I always wanted to do, to defend my country. Staying in touch with them when I’m deployed is so important. Just to say ‘hi, how are you doing,’ read them a bedtime story. It all helps to ease their fears and let them know I’m safe. The USO is a big part of making that connection for any soldier, but there’s more to it than just keeping families connected. I was stationed at a small FOB in Iraq. We got hit a lot. A lot of times, our PX would run out of things that made living out there a little less difficult. We had to take showers with bottled water out there, but you could always count on the USO for baby wipes, tissues, fresh socks, clean t-shirts, and a place to take a break and chill out for a while. It gave everybody an extra boost to keep going. It meant the world to us.” SERGEANT FIRST CLASS CHARLINE HAYWARD, US ARMY

“My husband is stationed in Iraq. We have a two-year-old son, and this is the first time his dad has been away from us. At Christmas, he sent home a children’s book and a DVD of him reading it through United Through Reading’s Military Program at the USO. I can’t tell you what a thrill it was for both of us. It really made our Christmas. My son watches it every night before he goes to bed. It’s so wonderful to see that he realizes his dad is still a part of his life. This program is so important, especially to families whose kids are still small. I started volunteering at the USO recently and I’ve met other mothers with small kids whose husbands are overseas. Kids, when they’re that little, can’t really understand the situation they’re in, but watching those DVDs, they can see that their dad or mom still loves them and still thinks about them. We’re both very proud of what my husband is doing and can’t wait for the day he’s back home with us again.” VANESSA WEAVER, ARMY SPOUSE, USO VOLUNTEER

“Just so you know a little bit about me, I have two Purple Hearts. The first one, I got hit and I could have gone home. But I asked my lieutenant colonel if I could stay on and he said ‘well, just don’t get hit again there, sergeant first class.’ Back then I was a sergeant first class. I said I’d try not to, but unfortunately that didn’t happen. I suffered a traumatic brain injury, what’s now known as an invisible injury. You look at me and think that guy seems okay. But that’s not true. A lot of wounded warriors like myself who suffer severe injuries, when we’re going through various stages of medical care, we don’t have anything with us because they take all your stuff from you. And at times, it can feel like you’re all alone in the world. So, I showed up in a robe, with nothing else. A USO volunteer came into my room and gave me a duffel bag full of clothes and other stuff I needed. I hugged her and I said thank you. And she turned around and took my hand and said ‘no, thank you.’” FIRST SERGEANT MIKE MARTINEZ, US ARMY

“There’s just no better audience than the troops. With what they’re going through over there, it means so much to have somebody – anybody – come over and tell some jokes or play some music, or just to talk to them and let them know we care about them. Our troops are the best and they deserve everything we can do for them, and the best way to do that is to support the USO.”

ROBIN WILLIAMS

“My first experience with the USO was my visit to the O’Hare airport center on my way to boot camp when I first joined the Navy. I’ve visited quite a few others during my five deployments from Okinawa to Bahrain. In Bahrain it was just so wonderful to have a place to get out of the heat and relax in the air conditioning. One of the most rewarding programs the USO offers service members is United Through Reading’s Military Program. You can pick a book about Barney or Thomas the Tank Engine or any kids’ book and they’ll record a DVD of you reading it. Then they mail it back home along with the book so your kids can watch and read along. It’s a great way to stay in touch with your family when you’re away from home. I’ve sent at least one home every time I’ve deployed and I love hearing how the kids react to them. They enjoy hearing the stories, but it also lets them know that I’m not in danger, that I still love them and I’m still thinking about them.” CHIEF PETTY OFFICER DAVID GONZALEZ, US NAVY

“After sixteen years of active duty, numerous deployments and three children, I can assure you that staying in touch with your family is one of a soldier’s most important duties. The first time I deployed, my oldest was just six months old and I missed a whole year of her life. I was so afraid she wasn’t going to recognize me as her mom, but she did. When I went to Iraq she was in first grade and my son was about four. I didn’t get to talk to them as much as I wanted to because of security reasons, but whenever I got the chance to call, I was on that phone. When you’re downrange and can’t talk to your family, it’s hard to find peace of mind. It’s the same for your family as well. Just not knowing on either end how everyone is doing makes peace of mind almost impossible. Being able to walk into a USO and grab a phone and call home makes a world of difference. You can leave your rank at the door when you come in and it’s just one big family.” CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER TESHIA TOSSAVA, US ARMY (RET)

“As a Family Readiness Support Assistant, my job is to work within the battalion to make sure our families are ready for deployments so our soldiers can focus on their mission. The USO works with us in so many ways. They are a huge part of our Deployment Farewells. They set up the United Through Reading’s Military Program right there and bring the USO Mobile Canteen to the site. As our families spend their final precious hours together, they provide drinks and snacks, games for the kids and even blankets for the cold weather. Our deployments are for one year. To kids, that’s forever, so keeping our families connected is a top priority. The USO helps us with that and that’s what I love about them. My husband is currently deployed overseas and I have three boys at home; fifteen, thirteen and ten. They think their dad is the best, that he is a hero, that he stands up for his values. They see him as their example. Strong families make strong soldiers.” MILJA NESRALA RIVERA, FRSA AND ARMY SPOUSE

“Every year on Christmas Eve, I make a point of delivering USO Care Packages to all the Coast Guardsmen standing the watch. It lets them know that even though they’re not at home with their families, someone appreciates what they’re doing. I remember the first time I received a care package from the USO. It had a couple bags of M&M’s and a book of short stories and it meant the world to me. It made you think that all these eighteen-hour days were worth it, because someone was saying thank you. That is a very important message that the newer generation now entering the Coast Guard needs to hear and the USO maneuvers to get it to them. You don’t have to go looking for the USO. They’re aggressively out there asking ‘what can we do to help, what else can we do for you?’ Whether it’s the care packages or any of their other many services, it tells us we’re appreciated. And today’s military wants to know that.” COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF JEFFREY DIETZMAN, US COAST GUARD

“All of us at AT&T are grateful for the many extraordinary sacrifices that our troops – and their families – make every day on our behalf. Working with the USO has allowed AT&T and our employees to make a positive contribution to their efforts through support of programs such as Operation USO Care Package and USO Operation Phone Home, as well as USO entertainment tours and regional operations overseas. In 2009, we donated more than 230,000 prepaid phone cards to military personnel overseas. And over the past twenty years, AT&T has been pleased to contribute tens of millions of dollars to the USO through the programs it supports. We’re glad to do whatever we can to keep our troops connected to their loved ones and let them know their sacrifices are appreciated. And the USO’s essential work helps make all that possible.” JAMES CALLAWAY, AT&T SENIOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, EXECUTIVE OPERATIONS

“I spent ten years in the Marines before I joined the Army to go into the medical field. I remember my first experience with the USO at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. I was what they call a geographical bachelor at the time and the USO became my support system. It made a big difference in my life and eventually I wanted to give back, so I became a USO volunteer. In today’s military, with all the deployments, there’s a high level of stress and the younger soldiers need someone to talk to who’s been there, done that. I get into heart-to-hearts with many of them. A lot of them are just kids out of high school. I call them kids, but they’re really young men and women. You see a side of them from back home that they’re still trying to phase out. It’s not an automatic process. They come into the USO trying to assuage that conflict, put their work aside and talk to someone who understands what they’re going through. I always give them the best that I can.” SPECIALIST JOHN RAMPTON, US ARMY, USO VOLUNTEER

“My husband was wounded halfway through his tour in Iraq and was life-flighted to Walter Reed. We spent three months there and honestly, I don’t think we would have made it without the USO. You never really think anything like that is going to happen, and when it does, you just don’t know what to do. The USO helped us through Operation Enduring Care. They were always right there and showed us what to do, where to go, what to say. When my husband arrived, he had nothing. They gave him a duffel bag full of clothes, books, CDs, anything that would help take his mind off what was going on. For me, I’m just so grateful for how the USO was there in the beginning and stuck with us until we went home. They gave me a hug and a shoulder to cry on when I needed it. Today, he’s back on active duty, he’s been promoted and he’s doing what he loves. We’re doing well and our family’s doing well because of what the USO did for us.”

MEGAN MALONE, ARMY SPOUSE, USO VOLUNTEER

“On my last deployment, I was on a very small FOB. Coming home for R&R was something all of us looked forward to. It’s truly amazing when you step off that airplane and the USO is there waiting. They’re saying ‘hey, the soldiers are here’ and they get everyone kind of revved up. We get the handshakes, we get the hugs, we get the warmest welcome. They lead us to the USO and after a twenty-hour flight, it’s a place to lay your head, get a bite to eat, make some phone calls. Whatever you need, there’s someone there for you. I’ve been in the Army sixteen years and I have an eleven-year-old daughter, so I often think about the young female soldiers, young mothers deploying for the first time. I see the USO as their support system, a way to give them a little peace. You can get so confused out there, so lonely. The USO is a little piece of home for them to hold on to. It gives them some peace of mind so they can go out and accomplish their mission and do a good job.” SERGEANT FIRST CLASS TIFFANIE JOHNSON, US ARMY

“The Shinedown concert at McGregor Range is a great example of what the USO does for soldiers. McGregor Base Camp is out in the desert, in the middle of nowhere. It’s where troops train for combat before deploying to the war zone. These troops were tired, they were exhausted, and needed a break. As commanding officer, I wanted to personally thank the guys in the band for coming out there. Their performance was an incredibly uplifting experience for everyone and brought a great sense of morale to that unit. I told them how much I appreciated the long hours and the effort they had put in. They looked at me and said, ‘Sir, it was our pleasure. These soldiers sacrifice more than we ever will and this was the greatest audience we’ve ever had’. I think that goes hand-in-hand with the USO in general. Whether you’re an entertainer, a volunteer or a corporate sponsor, there’s just a tremendous sense of reward you get from taking care of soldiers and their families.” COLONEL ROBERT BURNS, US ARMY (RET)

“I like to come to the USO and watch movies and play video games. My favorite games are ones on the Xbox like Halo 3 and Need For Speed. They’re the best games I know and I play them all the time. I like to hang out with the soldiers, too, because they’re really cool and really funny. Sometimes they kid around and tell me jokes and stuff. I like to play pool with the soldiers, too. Sometimes I win, sometimes they win. Sometimes I think they let me win. The USO has a lot of good food and drinks and ice cream and stuff and everything is free. I guess that’s why all the soldiers like it so much. And they have telephones and Internet computers they can use, too. When my mom was overseas she used to call me from the USO just to see how I was doing. I always liked to get her calls because sometimes I got really sad because she was away. I think she was sad, too, to be away from us. I’m really proud of my mom because she does a great job in the Army” CHASE WELBORN, SON OF A US ARMY PARENT

“Basically, my job has been the care and feeding of airmen. Now that I’m in a joint command, it has grown beyond the Air Force, so I can assure you that the USO plays a very important role in the life of all soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and CoastGuardsmen.Whether they’re deployed in the war zone or just at their duty station, having a place where they can escape the hustle and bustle of their workday and just relax for a while means so much to them. I see a lot of new troops who just arrive and until that first paycheck comes, the USO becomes an anchor for them. There is such a wealth of resources available at the USO, from food and drink to video and online gaming, books, pool tables and computers. It also gives them a place to come in, get a cup of coffee, meet other service members and volunteers and share their stories, kick back, be themselves and not have to worry that their first sergeant is keeping an eye on them.”

SENIOR MASTER SERGEANT EVORN JACKSON, US AIR FORCE

“A lot of people think the USO is strictly for the troops, but it’s for their families as well. Our facility is built for families. We have kids in here all the time and we play with them, laugh with them, goof around with them, get them snacks. Moms come in here and can relax and get a break for a little while and let their kids play. I have grown children of my own, so it’s fun to have these kids around. They say hello and goodbye to us, they say ‘how are you doing, Cappy, see you next week, Cappy.’ It makes them feel good that they can come here and be safe and be themselves. I think a lot of us volunteer as a way to give back. It’s not about any sort of recognition. We do this for free on our own time. We go to the deployments at two and three o’clock in the morning. We meet them when they come home. The whole point is to let them know that many, many people care about them and their families, that we all support them one hundred percent.” HOWARD CAPSHAW, US ARMY VETERAN, USO VOLUNTEER

“Once again, this year, we’ve been overwhelmed with stories about how the USO has impacted the lives of our troops and their families. Their emails and letters can bring a tear to your eye and make your heart swell with pride. We invite everyone to share their stories about the USO with us, so all of us can more fully understand its importance in the lives of our military.” SLOAN GIBSON, USO PRESIDENT AND CEO

USO HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2009

The program is hosted at more than 65 USO centers,

USO programs and services had an enormous impact

including locations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait,

on the lives of our troops and their families in 2009.

and is embedded in more than 150 deployed units.

In thousands of ways at hundreds of locations around

There’s nothing that connects parents and children

the world, we delivered the gratitude and support of

quite like sharing a book and United Through

the American people where it means the most.

Reading has brought this incredible service to our ®

troops in the most unlikely of places. USO2GO

More than 230 USO2GO shipments were sent to

USO OPERATION PHONE HOME

FOBs in the war zone and remote bases in 2009.

As of 2009, the USO had distributed more than

Laptop computers, video games, sports equipment

2.75 million free international calling cards through

and musical instruments were among the items most

USO Operation Phone Home. These cards are the

requested by the troops. USO2GO has proven to be

single most popular item provided by the USO. A new

an incredibly successful program that meets the needs

dimension was added to USO Operation Phone Home

of our troops on the front lines by letting them pick

in 2009, with the creation of the USO Private

and choose the items themselves.

Telephone Network. Now, at USO centers in

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Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait, troops can make crystal UNITED THROUGH READING’S MILITARY PROGRAM

clear calls back home at no cost. Since its launch, more

U.S. troops around the world took advantage of

than 200,000 calls per month have been made on the

United Through Reading’s Military Program in 2009,

system, which also adds Internet connectivity in these

by reading and recording more than 57,000 books

locations – another way to strengthen the connection

onto DVDs and shipping them home to their kids.

between troops, their families and friends.

USO CENTERS

USO ENTERTAINMENT

The year closed with a Community Strong event at

extraordinary efforts of the people and organizations

The USO operates more than 140 centers around the

2009 saw the USO continue its tradition of delivering

Fort Hood, Texas in December with Nick Jonas, the

that support them. Current circulation has now

world. In 2009, we opened new centers at Sather Air

incredible entertainment experiences to our troops

Zac Brown Band, Dana Carvey, Gary Sinise and the

topped 300,000, which includes friends of the

Field and Basrah, Iraq; Grafenwoehr, Germany;

at home and overseas. More than 270,000 service

Lt. Dan Band, Chamillionaire, Aaron Lewis from

USO, members of the military and their families

and Camp Walker and Osan Air Base in Korea. New

members and their families packed venues at 171

STAIND and Mallory Lewis featuring Lambchop.

(including deployed), the entertainment industry, the

centers are currently under construction at Fort Riley,

bases in 25 countries during the course of the year.

Kansas and Biggs Army Air Field, Texas, as well

157 celebrities participated in 73 tours (including 25

OPERATION USO CARE PACKAGE

as San Antonio, Texas; Kandahar, Afghanistan;

to combat zones). USO tour veterans like Toby Keith,

Since its inception in 2002, the USO Care Package

Richmond International Airport and Northwest

Kellie Pickler, NFL players and coaches, and the

program has provided nearly 2 million care packages

VOLUNTEERS

Florida International Airport. We renovated our

Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders were joined by USO

to troops deploying to Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait.

At the heart of the USO are the volunteers who make

existing centers at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan and

tour first-timers like David Banner, Bradley Cooper,

In 2009 alone, USO volunteers stuffed more than

it possible for us to deliver programs and services to

Balad, Iraq. We also undertook a major renovation

Christian Slater, David Cook and the National

300,000 Care Packages at events around the United

troops and families around the world. Volunteers

and expansion of USO services at the Dover Air

Cartoonist Society. A daily television show taped

States. In November 2009, we introduced the first

greet troops at the centers, help them with travel

Force Base USO. The USO worked with the base

episodes from the war zone when “The Colbert

USO Care Package for Women, which addressed the

arrangements, assist with orientation to new bases or

command at Dover to build a center exclusively for

Report” traveled to Baghdad in June. Phase II of

needs of female service members. More specialized

just act as a friendly face in a far-away place. In

Families of the Fallen. This new center addresses the

the Sesame Street/USO Experience traveled to 21

packages are planned for distribution in 2010.

2009, volunteers provided more than one million

needs of bereaved families observing the dignified

bases in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany,

transfers of remains. The USO also created a special

Italy, Spain, Alaska and Hawaii, with Sesame Street

ON★PATROL MAGAZINE

and Kuwait, the volunteers are active duty troops who

program to meet the families en route to Dover, as

characters performing for more than 28,000 troops

Early in 2009, the USO launched a new quarterly

work during off duty hours. SGT Timothy Donovan

they pass through airports with USO facilities. Our

and their families. The USO Fourth of July event

magazine, ON★PATROL. The magazine “of the

was voted the 2009 USO Volunteer of the Year. SGT

staff and volunteers are on hand to meet and escort

on the South Lawn of the White House featured

USO, but not about the USO” recognizes the service

Donovan devoted countless hours to the USO Vicenza

them to the next steps in their solemn journey.

Jimmy Fallon, the Foo Fighters and Michelle Branch.

and sacrifice of our troops and their families, and the

center between deployments to Afghanistan.

Department of Defense, members of Congress and many more.

hours of service. At our centers in Afghanistan, Iraq

MOBILE USO

FISCAL STRENGTH

When our troops can't get to the USO, the USO goes

America's commitment to support our service

to our troops. The Mobile USO program provides a

members and their families was clearly evident in

home away from home to the troops and their

2009. In a year when charitable donations to many

families no matter where they are serving. In 2009,

nonprofits decreased, support for the USO showed

Mobile USOs traveled throughout the United States

an increase of 29 percent over 2008. Total revenue

on a broad variety of missions, extending a helping

and support for the USO was $253 million. The USO

hand and a smile to troops and families at military

spends 88 percent of its resources on program-related

bases, air shows, deployments, homecomings and

activities for troops and families. In 2009, we

special events.

increased cash expenditures for program-related activities by 34 percent over 2008. That reflects an

PRO VS. GI JOE

increase of 74 percent since 2007. The USO meets

With Pro vs. GI Joe, everybody wins. Troops serving

and exceeds the stringent standards established by the

overseas are pitted against professional athletes

Better Business Bureau and Charity Navigator.

back home in video game competitions. The troops are thrilled to play with their sports heroes, but it

REPRESENTATIVE JOHN MURTHA

doesn't take the professional athletes long to figure

The USO lost a great friend in John Murtha.

out who the real heroes are in this competition.

Congressman Murtha spent his career looking out

And when the families surprise the troops by showing

for the needs of U.S. troops and their families, even

up on the webcams, it becomes a great event. In 2009,

when those issues were not on the public’s mind

Pro vs. GI Joe brought thirty events to troops and

as much as in the past few years. He was a great

families at USO centers around the world.

advocate, and we will miss him.

“Support for the USO continues to grow. Through the generosity of the American people and our corporate partners, with the selfless service of our volunteers and the dedication of our employees, in 2009 we made an impact on the lives of our troops and their families that assures them in no uncertain terms that they have our unending thanks and support.” EDWARD T. REILLY, CHAIRMAN OF THE USO BOARD OF GOVERNORS

UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, INC.

LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS

These financial statements reflect the accounts of the USO and its international and domestic centers. U.S. chartered operations are financially autonomous and, therefore, are not included in these financial statements. The complete report on the examination of our financial statements by our auditors, Grant Thorton, LLP, as of and for the years ended December 31, 2009 and December 31, 2008, will be made available on request.

Liabilities Accounts payable and accrued expenses Deferred rent

2009

2008

$8,528,460 588,843

$8,555,162 660,014

9,117,303

9,215,176

Net Assets Unrestricted Operating Board-designated Spirit of Hope

21,313,717

22,196,896

26,064,567

21,622,448

Total unrestricted

47,378,284

43,819,344

Temporarily restricted Desert Storm Education Fund Spirit of Hope Time Restriction Ongoing Program Activities Capital Projects USO Councils and Others

635,880 5,235,710 85,000 3,186,188 572,818 108,173

594,066 — 298,356 1,571,330 1,147,358 55,209

Total temporarily restricted

9,823,769

3,666,319

Permanently restricted Camp Casey Spirit of Hope

25,000 25,572,923

25,000 25,572,923

Total permanently restricted

25,597,923

25,597,923

82,799,976

73,083,586

$91,917,279

$82,298,762

Total Liabilities STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION, DECEMBER 31, 2009 AND 2008

2009

2008

Assets Cash and cash equivalents Contributions receivable, net Grants receivable Other receivables Prepaid expenses and other assets Inventory Investments Fixed assets-net

$12,223,259 5,022,507 5,493,207 472,293 1,421,188 2,517,113 57,524,642 7,243,070

$17,974,344 3,518,644 5,949,605 716,827 810,907 450,316 48,233,158 4,644,961

TOTAL ASSETS

$91,917,279

$82,298,762

Total Net Assets TOTAL LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS

UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, INC. Statement of Activities and Changes in Net Assets, Year Ended December 31, 2009 and 2008

2009

2008

2009 TEMPORARILY RESTRICTED

PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED

Programs USO center revenue Contributed materials, facilities and services Grants and sponsorships

$8,046,772 142,256,897 15,771,793

$— 6,199,717 419,160

$— — —

$8,046,772 148,456,614 16,190,953

$8,289,783 132,951,588 6,451,466

Public support Corporate, foundation and individual giving Direct response United Way, CFC and other federated

7,513,039 53,499,646 1,988,080

5,582,425 1,941,351 —

— — —

13,095,464 55,440,997 1,988,080

9,259,700 48,892,489 1,644,168

Investment income (loss)

4,513,340

5,390,923



9,904,263

(11,663,158)

Rental and other income

187,980





187,980

233,777,547

19,533,576



13,376,126

(13,376,126)

$247,153,673

$6,157,450

REVENUE AND SUPPORT

Total Revenue and Support Net Assets Released from Restrictions TOTAL REVENUE AND OTHER SUPPORT

TOTAL

TOTAL

UNRESTRICTED

OPERATING EXPENSES

UNRESTRICTED

TEMPORARILY RESTRICTED

2008 PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED

TOTAL

TOTAL

Program services USO operations Contributed materials, facilities and services Entertainment Communications and public awareness outreach

$46,480,212 146,443,359 7,221,197 15,156,647

$— — — —

$— — — —

$46,480,212 146,443,359 7,221,197 15,156,647

$34,956,744 134,628,953 6,671,699 10,666,149

Total Program Expenses

215,301,415





215,301,415

186,923,545

Supporting Services Fundraising Management and general

16,780,672 11,512,646

— —

— —

16,780,672 11,512,646

14,740,641 8,977,110

416,568

Total Supporting Services

28,293,318





28,293,318

23,717,751

253,311,123

196,242,604

Total Operating Expenses

243,594,733





243,594,733

210,641,296







3,558,940

6,157,450



9,716,390

(14,398,692)

$—

$253,311,123

$196,242,604

43,819,344

3,666,319

25,597,923

73,083,586

87,482,278

$47,378,284

$9,823,769

$25,597,923

$82,799,976

$73,083,586

Changes in Net Assets Net Assets, beginning of year NET ASSETS, END OF YEAR

USO 2009 Congressional Caucus

LEADERSHIP

Senator James M. Inhofe (R-OK)

Representative Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-GU)

Representative J. Randy Forbes (R-VA)

Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA)

Representative Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL)

Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI)

Representative Leonard L. Boswell (D-IA)

Representative Bill Foster (D-IL)

Representative Mike McIntyre (D-NC)

Representative C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)

Honorary Chair

Senator Mary L. Landrieu (D-LA)

Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX)

Representative Trent Franks (R-AZ)

Representative Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA)

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI)

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ)

Representative Robert A. Brady (D-PA)

Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ)

Representative Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL)

Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA)

Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)

Representative Corrine Brown (D-FL)

Representative Charles A. Gonzalez (D-TX)

Representative Michael H. Michaud (D-ME)

Representative Loretta L. Sanchez (D-CA)

Co-Chairs

Senator John McCain (R-AZ)

Representative Henry E. Brown, Jr. (R-SC)

Representative Kay Granger (R-TX)

Representative Candice S. Miller (R-MI)

Representative David Scott (D-GA)

Senator John McCain (R-AZ)

Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD)

Representative Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL)

Representative Ralph M. Hall (R-TX)

Representative Jeff Miller (R-FL)

Representative F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R-WI)

Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC)

Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE)

Representative Michael C. Burgess (R-TX)

Representative Tim Holden (D-PA)

Representative James P. Moran (D-VA)

Representative John Shimkus (R-IL)

Representative Silvestre Reyes (D-TX)

Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)

Representative Steve Buyer (R-IN)

Representative Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD)

Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA)

Representative Bill Shuster (R-PA)

Representative Jeff Miller (R-FL)

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

Representative Lois Capps (D-CA)

Representative Jay Inslee (D-WA)

Representative Sue Wilkins Myrick (D-NC)

Representative Michael K. Simpson (R-ID)

Representative Chet Edwards (D-TX)

Senator David Vitter (R-LA)

Representative Dennis A. Cardoza (D-CA)

Representative Steve Israel (D-NY)

Representative James L. Oberstar (D-MN)

Representative Ike Skelton (D-MO)

Representative Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA)

Senator George Voinovich (R-OH)

Representative John R. Carter (R-TX)

Representative Darrell E. Issa (R-CA)

Representative Solomon P. Ortiz (D-TX)

Representative Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY)

Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS)

Represenative Howard Coble (R-NC)

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)

Representative William L. Owens (D-NY)

Representative Adam Smith (D-WA)

Representative Tom Cole (R-OK)

Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)

Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ)

Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX)

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-TX)

Representative Sam Johnson (R-TX)

Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ)

Representative Vic Snyder (D-AR)

Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS)

Representative Rodney Alexander (R-LA)

Representative Jim Cooper (D-TN)

Representative Walter B. Jones (R-NC)

Representative Ed Pastor (D-AZ)

Representative John Sullivan (R-OK)

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC)

Representative Brian Baird (D-WA)

Representative Susan A. Davis (D-CA)

Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)

Representative Collin C. Peterson (D-MN)

Representative John S. Tanner (D-TN)

Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS)

Representative Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)

Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR)

Representative Mark Steven Kirk (R-IL)

Representative Todd Russell Platts (R-PA)

Representative Gene Taylor (D-MS)

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

Representative Roscoe P. Bartlett (R-MD)

Representative William Delahunt (D-MA)

Representative Douglas L. Lamborn (R-CO)

Representative Adam H. Putnam (R-FL)

Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA)

Senator Michael Crapo (R-ID)

Representative Joe Barton (R-TX)

Representative Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL)

Representative Jerry Lewis (R-CA)

Representative Nick J. Rahall II (D-WV)

Representative Todd Tiahrt (R-KS)

Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND)

Representative Shelley Berkley (D-NV)

Representative Norman D. Dicks (D-WA)

Representative Dave Loebsack (D-IA)

Representative Charles B. Rangel (D-NY)

Representative Dina Titus (D-NV)

Senator Michael Enzi (R-WY)

Representative Judy Biggert (R-IL)

Representative John D. Dingell (D-MI)

Representative Nita M. Lowey (D-NY)

Representative Denny Rehberg (R-MT)

Representative Fred Upton (R-MI)

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

Representative Brian P. Bilbray (R-CA)

Representative John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN)

Representative Frank D. Lucas (R-OK)

Representative Silvestre Reyes (D-TX)

Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator Al Franken (D-MN)

Representative Sanford Bishop (D-GA)

Representative Chet Edwards (D-TX)

Representative Kenny Marchant (R-TX)

Representative Laura Richardson (D-CA)

Representative Zach Wamp (R-TN)

Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC)

Representative Timothy H. Bishop (D-NY)

Representative Eni F. H. Faleomavaega (D-AS)

Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA)

Representative Ciro D. Rodriguez (D-TX)

Representative Edward Whitfield (R-KY)

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA)

Represenative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)

Representative Bob Filner (D-CA)

Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY)

Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI)

Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC)

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX)

Representative Roy Blunt (R-MO)

Representative Jeff Flake (R-AZ)

Representative Thaddeus G. McCotter (R-MI)

Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)

USO Partners and Donors

CORPORATE PARTNERS The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts to the USO with a valuation equal to or in excess of $1,000,000. AT&T, Inc. Clear Channel Communications, Inc. Energizer Personal Care FirstLight Federal Credit Union The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts to the USO with a valuation between $500,000 and $999,999. BAE Systems Blockbuster Inc. TriWest Healthcare Alliance The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts to the USO with a valuation between $250,000 and $499,999. Bank of America Bigelow Tea The Boeing Company Booz Allen Hamilton The Coca-Cola Company Discovery Communications, Inc. FedEx Corporation Lockheed Martin Corporation Microsoft Corporation New 38th Floor Productions, Inc. Northrop Grumman S & K Sales Co. Starbucks Coffee Company SupportOurTroops.org The USAA Foundation The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts to the USO with a valuation between $100,000 and $249,999. American Airlines Bass Pro Shops

Express Scripts, Inc. Frito-Lay/Tostitos The Grainger Foundation, Inc. Harry & David Holdings, Inc. ITT Corporation JCPenney Monster Worldwide Verizon Communications Inc. The Walt Disney Company

The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts to the USO with a valuation between $25,000 and $99,999. Active Network American Management Association Army Times Publishing Company Avon Products, Inc. The Bob & Tom Radio Show C. Lloyd Johnson, an Acosta Company Car Program, LLC Creative Artists Agency, Inc. Gallery Furniture General Dynamics Gillette H. E. Butt Grocery Company HMSHost Corporation Impala Asset Management, LLC In-N-Out Burger Jack Daniels® Live Nation New England Confectionery Company Operation Homefront Playdom, Inc. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Sanderson Farms, Inc. Sankaty Advisors/Bain Capital Southwest Convenience Stores, LLC USAA Federal Savings Bank Waco Coca-Cola Bottling Company

Walgreens Worth Linen Associates, Inc. Xe Services, LLC The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts to the USO with a valuation between $10,000 and $24,999. 3M Activision Blizzard, Inc. Actus Community Fund, Fort Hood Aetna Inc. Agility Defense & Government Services Cartier Celltron, Inc. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Computer Sciences Corporation Cubic Corporation Dallas Stars Disabled American Veterans DRS Technologies, Inc. Charles Dana Gibson (Ensign Press) EOD Technology, Inc. Eurpac Service, Inc. Forward Foods LLC Health Net Federal Services LLC Humana Military Healthcare Services Jack Hilliard Distributing Co., Inc. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. Logistics Health, Inc. Maersk Line, Limited Marriott International, Inc. Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. Motorsports Authentics, Inc. MPRI MTV Networks Occidental Petroleum Corporation Pearson Foundation Raytheon Company Sage SCION, A Division of Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc.

Tyson Foods, Inc. USO Friends from Georgia Vanguard Industries Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States VSE Corporation Wells Fargo Foundation Williams Whittle Associates

Northland Community Foundation The Leslie Peter Foundation Raytheon Charitable Giving Schwab Charitable Fund Tawani Foundation The Ulm Foundation Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program

Two contributors made an anonymous donation.

Three foundations made an anonymous donation.

FOUNDATIONS

EUROPE REGION CENTERS

The following foundations made a contribution to the USO with a valuation equal to or in excess of $50,000.

The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts with a valuation of more than $5,000 to centers in the Europe region.

The Dallas Foundation The Meadows Foundation

AdvantiPro GmbH AT&T Global Network Services Deutschland GmbH Beko Basketball Bundesliga C. Lloyd Johnson, an Acosta Company Capitol Motors AG The Coca Cola Company, North America eps gmbh European Stars and Stripes Exchange New Car Sales (OMSC Ltd.) Erivan Haub The P&G Distributing Company, LLC Public Address Schmidt & Scholz OHG Barbara L. Ramsey Sarvis, Inc. S & K Sales Co. TKS Telepost Kabel-Service Kaiserslautern GmbH & Co. KG United Airlines, Inc. Volvo Cars International Sales - Division Military Sales Webco GP (on behalf of) - ConAgra Foods and Frito-Lay, Inc. Wounded Warrior Project

The following foundations made a contribution to the USO with a valuation between $10,000 and $49,999. America’s Charities The Christian P. Anschutz Foundation Benjamin Brady Charitable Foundation Trust California Community Foundation The Cardwell Foundation Cascade Foundation The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region DRS Technologies Charitable Foundation David and Frances Eberhart Foundation Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Givingexpress Program Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Hugoton Foundation Hunt Family Foundation The George Link Jr. Charitable Trust Chauncey and Marion D. McCormick Family Foundation Microsoft Matching Gift Program The Minneapolis Foundation Network For Good

PACIFIC REGION CENTERS The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts with a valuation of more than $5,000 to centers in the Pacific region.

Advanced Management, Inc. Agility Defense & Government Contractors Asiana Airlines, Inc. Atkins Kroll Toyota BAE Systems Bank of Guam Bank of Hawaii Corporation Boeing Defense, Space & Security - Japan Cabras Tug/Seabridge CHARTIS KOREA Clear Channel Communciations, Inc. Coastal Pacific Food Distributors Coca-Cola Japan Continental Airlines, Inc. Dell Japan Inc. DeWitt Transportation Services of Guam, Inc. Docomo Pacific Doran Capital Partners Frito-Lay of Hawaii GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Grand Hyatt Seoul GTA TeleGuam Holdings, LLC Guam Hardwood Construction Supply, Inc. Guam Shipyard Hanwha Engineering & Construction Hawaii Community Foundation Jack & Marie Lord Fund Hawaii Electric Industries, Inc. Hawaii Rock Products Corporation Hickham Air Force Base The Home Depot Hongmosoomin Foundation The Honolulu Advertiser Hunt Development Group LP IPEVO, INC. K.I.D.S. Korea Exchange Bank M&M corp. Manhattan Guam Inc. dba Royal Orchid Guam Hotel Matson Navigation Company, Inc. Meadow Gold Dairies Hawaii

USO Partners and Donors

Metanet, Inc. Northrop Grumman Only on Guam Guide Oriental Press Pacific Daily News Corporation Pay-Less Supermarkets, Inc. Sara Lee Corporation & Overseas Service Corporation (OSCO) Seoul Charity Foundation Seven Luck Casino Skype Thomas J. Davis, Inc./Jung Il Associated TigerWorld Leisure Complex Today's Realty Triple J Motors/Triple J. Enterprises, Inc. TriWest Healthcare Alliance United Airlines, Inc. Younex International Corporation One company made an anonymous donation. SOUTHWEST ASIA REGION CENTERS The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts with a valuation of more than $5,000 to centers in the Southwest Asia region. Caribou Coffee-UAE-Operated by Al Sayer Retail Establishment One company made an anonymous donation. U.S. CENTERS The following contributors made cash or in-kind gifts with a valuation of more than $5,000 to the USO centers within the United States. AEG Productions Air National Guard - 147th Fighter Wing Alliance Air Productions Altitude Sports and Entertainment Dan Arnold ARTS San Antonio AT&T, Inc.

AT&T Mobility Atlanta Bread Company Barnes and Noble Booksellers Blockbuster Inc. Barbara & Todd Bluedorn BNSF Foundation Bush's Chicken Camp Fire USA Heart of Oklahoma Council Janice & Robert Carter Cat Country 98.7 and News Radio 1620 Chesapeake Utilities Corporation City of Copperas Cove City of San Antonio Continental Airlines, Inc. Contran Corporation Cove Meadows Foundation Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Denis DeBakey Denver International Airport DeVance AV Design, Inc. Dover Downs International Speedway Downtown Aquarium EFW, Inc. Essilor Vision Foundation Ernst & Young LLP The Expo Group Food Bank of the Rockies Fort Drum American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces Fort Hood Red Cross Kent and Joann Foster Benjamin T. Frana, Jr. Frank-N-Steins Bar & Grill Frito-Lay Frontiers of Flight Museum Fuddruckers Gallery Furniture Kim Gatlin Girl Scouts of Chesapeake Bay Council Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Glazer's Wholesale Drug Co. Inc. The Grayson Group Greater San Antonio Transportation Company Gunn Honda Hayley Ranch HEB Hewitt Associates Houston Airport System Houston Texans Foundation Interstate Batteries IP Casino, Resort & Spa Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau ITT Corporation JCPenney Kimberly-Clark Corporation The Kroger Co. Live Nation Lockheed Martin Lone Star Parrot Head Club Lorenzo D. Zavala Lodge Mac Pizza Management Mars Chocolate North America McKinney Family YMCA Melcher Charitable Foundation MudBug Boogie Nash Finch Company National Homeland Defense Foundation Netstar Communications, Inc. New South Parking Northrop Grumman Nueva Casita Pamal Broadcasting, Ltd. Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport Pitts and Spitts Eric R. Potts Real Page, Inc. The Rotary Club of Dallas Security Service Federal Credit Union Carl Sewell Sewell Automotive Companies

Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Shuff Southwest Airlines Southwest Securities, Inc. The Spencer Company Sprint Nextel Corporation St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital Roger Staubach and Family Matthew Stedman T. Boone Pickens Foundation T-Mobile Ruth Taylor Time Warner Cable Todays Homes (Colorado) The USAA Foundation Valero Energy Foundation Marbrey and L.F. Van Landingham Verizon Communications Inc. Vought Aircraft Industries Wells Fargo Mr. Alfred Weissman Thirteen contributors made anonymous donations. MAJOR GIFT SUPPORT The following were major contributors to the USO. Mr. & Mrs. George Anderson Mr. Irwyn Applebaum Jon & Beth Averhoff Richard A. Behrenhausen Ms. Edith Black Ms. Myrna Bowlin Mrs. Audrey S. Burnand Mrs. John L. Connolly Mr. & Mrs. Will A. Courtney Dick & Beverly Davis Mrs. Laura Dornbusch Mr. & Mrs. David A. Duff El Paso Water Utilities Mr. & Mrs. Michael P. Emmert Mr. Gerald F. Fitzgerald Mr. Donald E. Friese Mr. Mark I. Gelfand

Margaret & Sloan Gibson Mr. and Mrs. Henry E. Haller, Jr. Herbert W. Hobler Mr. & Mrs. Robert Houssels The Chris Hurst Family Mr. & Mrs. Janacek Jobe Materials Mr. & Mrs. Christopher King Ms. Monica M. Kirk Mr. Emanuel Kirschner Mr. George M. Klett Mr. Michael A. Krochmal Mr. Robert Landies Mr. Jonathan Lavine Mr. Daniel MacMillan Ms. Dorothy MacPherson Ms. Gloria Marek Ms. Stacey Massey Ms. Carolyn Moor Mr. Frank M. Narcisco Mr. Van A. Nguyen Norman and Janice Phillips Mr. Richard Porter Pride Industries Ms. Bonnie Probst Mr. & Mrs. Bert W. Rein Mr. William Richardson Mr. Edgar Sabounghi Ms. Loretta Scherer Mr. Fusao Sekiguchi Mr. William L. Selden Mr. & Mrs. Donald W. Spiro Mr. & Mrs. Frederick B. Stark Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Sudgen Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Swanson Mr. Robert M. Thompson TVO North America Mr. John R. Walden, Sr. Chip & Daryl Weil Mr. & Mrs. William Weiller Ms. Gail R. Wilkes Mr. Tony Wingfield

Five individuals made anonymous donations. PLANNED GIFTS The following legacy gifts were bequeathed to the USO. Reina Baum Chester Brach Bernard Sam Brown John F. Casey Leon S. Geoffrey Carl P. Gottsmann Luba Violet Cadyck Hagan LCDR Robert C. Hobbs, US Navy (Ret) Jennie M. Hubbard Irrevocable Trust Thomas & Evelyn Ingle Trust Barbara James Gregoire Karch (Karch Family Trust) Charlotte E. Kowalewski Ray & Barbara Luddy Allan W. Meredith and Elizabeth A. Meredith Revocable Trust Norman P. Nichols, Jr. Delores A. Pierce Marshall E. Sanders Luella Mae Schmidt John & Emily Scott Irrevocable Trust (Col. John M. Scott) Mendon F. Schutt Family Fund Harriet L. Seymour Daniel Roland Siehl Judith Zwick & Colonel Hal Zwick

USO Center Locations

CALIFORNIA Los Angeles Int’l Airport Ontario Int’l Airport Palm Springs Airport San Diego Airport San Diego Downtown San Francisco Airport San Jose Airport Travis AFB

ILLINOIS Midway Airport Navy Pier, Chicago Naval Station Great Lakes O’Hare Int’l Airport

COLORADO Denver Int’l Airport Fort Carson Mobile Canteen Mobile USO

KANSAS Fort Riley

DELAWARE Dover AFB Mortuary Dover AFB AMC Terminal FLORIDA Jacksonville Int’l Airport Mayport NAS Jacksonville NAS Pensacola Pensacola Regional Airport GEORGIA Atlanta Hartsfield Int’l Airport Columbus Robins AFB Savannah Int’l Airport HAWAII Hickam AFB Honolulu Int’l Airport

NEW YORK Fort Drum Fort Hamilton New York City

MARYLAND Andrews AFB Baltimore-Washington Int’l Airport Fort Meade NSWC Indian Head

OHIO Cleveland Hopkins Int’l Airport Cleveland MEPS Columbus MEPS Dayton-Vandalia Int’l Airport Naval Operation Support Ctr, Toledo Port Columbus Int’l Airport

VIRGINIA Dulles Int’l Airport Fort Belvoir Fort Eustis Fort Monroe Fort Myer Huntington Hall Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek Naval Mobile Processing Site Naval Station Norfolk (AMC Terminal) Newport News Williamsburg Int’l Airport Norfolk Int’l Airport Reagan National Airport Wallops Island Mobile Canteen (DC Metro) Mobile USO

MASSACHUSETTS Boston CGB Boston Logan Int’l Airport Westover Air Reserve Base

PENNSYLVANIA Fort Indiantown Gap NAS/JRB Willow Grove Philadelphia Int’l Airport

WASHINGTON Joint Base Lewis-McChord Sea-Tac Int’l Airport Mobile Canteen

MISSISSIPPI Biloxi Int’l Airport Gulfport NCBC Mobile Canteen

SOUTH CAROLINA Columbia Metropolitan Airport

WISCONSIN Milwaukee

INDIANA Camp Atterbury Indianapolis Airport

MISSOURI Fort Leonard Wood Lambert St. Louis Int’l Airport Mobile Canteen NEW JERSEY McGuire AFB/Fort Dix

NORTH CAROLINA Charlotte Douglas Int’l Airport Fort Bragg Jacksonville Raleigh-Durham Int’l Airport

TEXAS Dallas/Fort Worth Int’l Airport Fort Bliss Fort Hood Fort Hood Mobile Canteen Houston Hobby Airport Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport NAS Corpus Christi Naval Station Ingleside San Antonio Downtown San Antonio Int’l Airport Mobile USO

AFGHANISTAN Bagram Air Base

GUAM Tumon

GERMANY USO Europe Regional Office Mobile Canteen (Kaiserslautern)

IRAQ Balad COB Basrah Baghdad Int’l Airport/Sather Air Base

USO Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Pulaski Barracks Ramstein Air Base AMC Passenger Terminal Ramstein Air Base Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility Ramstein Air Base Joint Mobility Processing Center (Purple Ramp) Rhine Ordnance Barracks Deployment Center Vogelweh Main Exchange Shopping Center Warrior Center at LRMC

ITALY USO Naples Gricignano NSA Capodichino Air Terminal

USO Rhein Main Area Frankfurt Int’l Airport Hainerberg Housing Area (Wiesbaden) Hainerberg PX Complex (Wiesbaden) Heidelberg PX Complex Panzer Kaserne (Stuttgart) Sullivan Barracks (Mannheim) USAG Grafenwoehr Wiesbaden Army Air Field

USO Rome Vatican City USO Vicenza Caserma Ederle JAPAN Camp Fuji Camp Hansen (Okinawa) Camp Schwab (Okinawa) Kadena Air Base (Okinawa) Kadena AMC Terminal MCAS Futenma (Okinawa) Sasebo Fleet Landing Sasebo Nimitz Park Yokosuka Mobile Canteen

KOREA Camp Casey Camp Humphreys Camp Kim Camp Walker Incheon Int’l Airport Osan Air Base AMC Terminal Yongsan – Moyer Rec Center Mobile Canteen KUWAIT Camp Buehring Camp LSA Camp Virginia QATAR Camp As Sayliyah UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Jebel Ali Port Facility (Dubai) NSA Bahrain

USO Board of Governors

Jed Becker President Eurpac Service, Inc. Norwalk, CT Raymond Caldiero Chairman Sequoia Group Fairfield, CT ADM Vernon E. Clark U.S. Navy (Ret) Phoenix, AZ Will A. Courtney, CPM Courtney & Courtney Properties Fort Worth, TX Janice K. Emmert Hinsdale, IL William M. Gershen President and Chief Executive Officer Vanguard Corporation Carlsbad, CA Sloan Gibson President and Chief Executive Officer USO Arlington, VA

Gen Michael W. Hagee U.S. Marine Corps (Ret) Gambrills, MD Linda Parker Hudson President and Chief Executive Officer BAE Systems, Inc. Chief Operating Officer BAE Systems plc Arlington, VA Seung Youn Kim Chairman, Hanwha Group Seoul, Korea Curt Kolcun Vice President, U.S. Public Sector Microsoft Reston, VA Chris Kubasik President and Chief Operating Officer Lockheed Martin Corporation Bethesda, MD VADM John Lockard U.S. Navy (Ret) Former Chief Operating Officer, Integrated Defense Systems The Boeing Company Arlington, VA

RADM Thomas C. Lynch U.S. Navy (Ret) Senior Vice President Jones Lang LaSalle Washington, DC Robert A. Martinez President Great Southwestern, Inc. Castle Rock, CO David J. McIntyre, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer TriWest Healthcare Alliance Phoenix, AZ Christopher P. Michel Managing Director Nautilus Ventures San Francisco, CA Curt Motley Manager Paradigm Nashville, TN Gen Richard B. Myers U.S. Air Force (Ret) Arlington, VA

Dr. Michael H. O’Shea, Ph.D., FACSM Parade Magazine Sea Bright, NJ Gen Peter Pace U.S. Marine Corps (Ret) McLean, VA Lt Gen Harry D. Raduege, Jr. U.S. Air Force (Ret) Chairman, Center for Cyber Innovation Deloitte & Touche LP Rosslyn, VA The Honorable Joe Reeder Greenberg Traurig Washington, DC Edward T. Reilly Chairman USO Board of Governors President and Chief Executive Officer American Management Association New York, NY Leonel R. Roche Vice President Morgan Stanley Miami Beach, FL

Fusao Sekiguchi Chairman and Chief Executive Officer CONNECTOUS Co. Ltd. Meguro-ku, Tokyo Karl-Heinz Stahl Chief Executive Officer TKS Telepost Kabel-Service Kaiserslautern, Germany Dennis Swanson President, Station Operations FOX Television Stations, Inc. New York, NY James H. Terry, II Vice President, National Sales The Coca-Cola Company Atlanta, GA Sue Timken Canton, OH Louis A. “Chip” Weil Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Central Newspapers Phoenix, AZ

SGM Marshall M. Williams, Ph.D. U.S. Army (Ret) Director, Homeland Security General Dynamics Falls Church, VA Alicin Williamson Vice President, Corporate Responsibility MTV Networks New York, NY Ed Wilson President Tribune Broadcasting Chicago, IL

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