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One woman's life quest to serve the military and their families

Elaine Rogers, CEO of USO Metropolitan Washington, has worked for the organization serving America's troops since she was 24 years old. Rogers is this week's guest on the Women of Washington radio show.

Tags: DoD , Elaine Rogers , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm , Bob Hope , Robin Williams

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 09:57am EDT

Didn't send your kid to war? Maybe you can send $$

If you have military-age children who have not served in this decade's wars, then you owe a debt _ meaning money _ to those who did.

Tags: Iraq and Afghanistan , Veterans Affairs , DoD ,

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 03:11am EDT

How the USO is helping the troops - and what you can do to lend a hand

USO President Sloan Gibson explains.

Tags: pay & benefits , Sloan Gibson , defense , DoD , troops

Wednesday - 11/25/2009, 04:03pm EST

USO Wounded Warrior Center construction underway

Wounded warriors and their families will soon have a new place to go for help in the D.C. area. USO president Sloan Gibson has details in today's DoD Report

Tags: Federal Drive , defense , DoD Report , Wounded Warriors , uso wounded warrior and family center , Fort Belvoir

Friday - 07/08/2011, 09:40am EDT

Military display opens at Dover Speedway

You can go into a foxhole with a soldier this weekend and you don't even have to deploy to a war zone.

Tags: Joan Cote , Military Expo Village , Dover International Speedway , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 07:35pm EDT

Local firefighter working to spread holiday cheer to overseas troops

The holiday shopping season hasn't even arrived yet, but a local firefighter-paramedic is hoping folks in the Washington area will keep the troops in mind this year.

Tags: Prince George's County fire department , Nicole Hardman , South River High School , Crofton Meadows Elementary School ,

Saturday - 11/06/2010, 03:57pm EDT

Microsoft enlists Federal News Radio to aid troops' kids

Federal News Radio's own Tom Temin was part of a stuffing party at Nationals Stadium this past Sunday.

Tags: pay and benefits , Washington Nationals , Tom Temin , stuffing party

Monday - 07/12/2010, 03:37pm EDT