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Hartsfield-Jackson’s USO Celebrates 73rd Anniversary
03 February ,2014

For Immediate Release
February 3, 2014


Reese McCranie, Director of Communications
(404) 382-2319
reese.mccranie@atlanta-airport.com


Monica Fuentes, Dep. Director of Communications
(404) 772-3015
monica.fuentes@atlanta-airport.com

Media Advisory


Hartsfield-Jackson’s USO Celebrates 73rd Anniversary

Celebration to honor the USO’s continued service to military families

WHO: Roosevelt Council, Deputy General Manager for Hartsfield-Jackson

Mary Lou Austin, President & CEO for USO of Georgia

General Tom Wessels

General Jim Donald

WHAT: The USO at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Department of Aviation will celebrate the USO’s 73rd year of lifting the spirits and providing comfort to U.S. troops and their families at a ceremony on Tuesday.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Jean R. Amos USO Center, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport – 3rd Floor, 6000 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30320

Please RSVP to Monica Fuentes at monica.fuentes@atlanta-airport.com by 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 4.

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