Frequently Asked Questions:
What does USO Stand for? USO stands for United Service Organizations.
Is the USO an agency of the United States Government? The USO is a nonprofit, charitable corporation chartered by Congress that relies on donations from individuals, organizations, and corporations to support its programs. It is not an agency of the United States Government. However, every president has been the Honorary Chairman of the USO since 1941.
Who does the USO Serve? The USO serves the men and women in the U.S. military and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.