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Bob Hope USO Provides Entertainment and Thousands of Free Meals for Service Members at L.A. Fleet Week 2018

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Delta Air Lines, the Madeline and Marvin Gussman Family Foundation,
Keyes Automotive, Farmers & Merchants Bank, the Bob and Dolores Hope
Foundation and Several Other Generous Sponsors Join Bob Hope USO in
Supporting Over 800 Sailors, Marines, and Coasties at the Port of Los
Angeles

Bob Hope USO continues its annual tradition of providing
entertainment and hospitality for service members as they sail into the
Port of Los Angeles during Los Angeles Fleet Week this Labor Day
weekend. Fleet Week is an annual multi-day celebration of our nation's
Seas Services held on the L.A. Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles.

Bob Hope USO's major partnership with L.A. Fleet Week is possible
because of generous corporate and community sponsors including Delta
Air Lines
, the Madeline and Marvin Gussman Family Foundation, Keyes
Automotive
, Farmers & Merchants Bank, and the Bob and
Dolores Hope Foundation
.

Daily lunch is provided at the expeditionary USO center at the Port of
LA, built just for Fleet Week, for particpating service members at no
cost, thanks to community sponsors Kinecta Credit Union, Kroger,
Chicago for Ribs, Pink's Hot Dogs, Big Nick's Pizza,
Bob's Big Boy, and Marie Callendar's. Trader Joes, Yogurtland,
and The Kind Company will also provide snacks and refreshments.
Coffee will be provided by Starbucks, The Coffee
Bean and Tea Leaf,
and Peet's Coffee. Additionally, the San
Pedro Fish Market
invites service members to enjoy a Welcome
Sailors
dinner at the Fleet Week USO Wednesday evening.

In addition to some of the best food in L.A., Bob Hope USO, in
partnership with Delta Air Lines, is helping underwrite entertainment on
the Bob Hope USO Delta Air Lines Stage, including performances by The
Beach Boys, country music star Brent Payne, the USO Show Troupe and more.

"As a founding partner of LA Fleet Week, it is truly an honor to
continue our tradition of providing food and entertainment for our
service members this Labor Day weekend," said Bob Kurkjian, president of
the Bob Hope USO. "It will be an exciting week of entertainment on the
Bob Hope USO Delta Air Lines Stage as we celebrate the troops at what
has become an amazing Southern California end of summer custom at the
L.A. Waterfront."

The public will get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take guided
tours of Navy and Coast Guard ships, honor the service men and women,
and enjoy outstanding entertainment.

All events are subject to change without notice.

About Bob Hope USO

Today's USO continuously adapts to the needs of our men and women in
uniform and their families, so they can focus on their very important
mission. Bob Hope USO strengthens America's military by keeping them
connected to family, home and country throughout their service to the
nation. We provide USO services and programming to current members of
the military and their families across 50,000 square miles of Southern
and Central California to nearly a quarter of a million service members
each year. Bob Hope USO is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit
organization operating under a charter from USO, Inc., providing morale
and recreational services to members of the U.S. Military. Although
Congressionally chartered, Bob Hope USO is not a government agency and
relies entirely on contributions from patriotic Americans and
philanthropic corporations and foundations. Learn more at www.BobHopeUSO.org.

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