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  • Circus entertains, honors military families

    03/29/2010 4:43:04 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 273+ views
    Air Force News ^ | Tech. Sgt. Chyenne A. Adams, USAF
    3/29/2010 - FAIRFAX, Va. (AFNS) -- The military and the circus have a lot in common. They both have people from around the nation and assets from around the world. Both are highly trained units that perform sometimes unimaginable feats and handle unspeakable logistical details in carrying out their mission. And, most importantly, both share an important priority: children. On March 26, this priority was at the forefront when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey honored military families at a performance of its traveling circus "Zing Zang Zoom" at a performance at George Mason University's Patriot Center here. Normally, a...
  • Toby Keith Entertains Troops in Afghanistan

    04/28/2009 5:45:55 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 560+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Capt. Michael Greenberger , USA
    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan, April 28, 2009 – Country singer and troop supporter Toby Keith finished up a 15-show tour in Afghanistan yesterday as he drew near the end of his seventh tour with the United Service Organizations. Service members crowd the stage April 27, 2009, at Bagram Air Field, to catch a photo of Toby Keith during his concert in Afghanistan. This was Keith’s seventh tour with the United Service Organizations. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Keith spent five days criss-crossing the war-torn country visiting bases large and small in...
  • 'Mind of Mencia' entertains troops in Middle East

    11/30/2007 4:42:09 PM PST · by SandRat · 19 replies · 193+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Staff Sgt. Phillip Butterfield
    11/30/2007 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- American Servicemembers were treated to a United Service Organizations show where they were exposed to the "Mind of Mencia" Nov. 28 in Southwest Asia. Comedians Carlos Mencia, who stars in the Comedy Central show "Mind of Mencia," and Brad Williams entertained more than 600 servicemembers with two shows. Mr. Mencia is familiar with the hardships servicemembers endure. Having five cousins in the Marine Corps, performing for servicemembers is nothing new. "After shows, I meet with servicemembers and there's always some kind of cool sentiment from them to me," Mr. Mencia said. "I find it...
  • 'All-American' chorus entertains Disney crowd

    02/21/2006 2:59:28 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 755+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Feb 19, 2006 | Steven Field
    ORLANDO (Army News Service, Feb. 18, 2006) – The “world’s happiest place” has been invaded by some of the Army’s best entertainers. The Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division “All-American” Chorus entertained hundreds of Mickey Mouse fans – young and old – at an outdoor performance pavilion in Downtown Disney Feb. 18. The concert was a part of Disney’s Magic Music Days program, which brings non-professional bands, choirs and orchestras to Disney World for the chance to participate in educational workshops with Disney musicians or perform for the thousands who visit the amusement parks daily. The program brings over one...