ABOUT THE EVENT
On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, USO of Metropolitan New York will host its 58th USO Armed Forces Gala & Gold Medal Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. For the past 57 years, the American public and members of the U.S. Armed Forces have assembled in New York City to recognize the contributions of civilians and service members that have gone above and beyond in service to our country and our nation’s military.
6:30 PM Reception * Broadway Lounge
7:30 PM Dinner and Program * Broadway Ballroom
USO GEORGE VAN CLEAVE MILITARY LEADERSHIP AWARD
The USO George Van Cleave Military Leadership Award is USO of Metropolitan New York’s way of publicly recognizing the outstanding commitment, exceptional service, sacrifice and achievements of military members who have shown extraordinary dedication to their country. Reflecting the enduring legacy of our military and mission of the USO, the award is given to service members from each branch of the Armed Forces, who through their selfless commitment to our country, inspire others to lift the spirits of their comrades, their families, and the American people.
USO DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
The USO Distinguished Service Award recognizes exemplary leadership in service to our country and the Armed Forces. USO of Metropolitan New York grants this award to service members and civilians; military honorees are chosen for their leadership and distinction in service to our country, and civilians are selected for their exemplary service and dedication to service members and their families. This year’s civilian Distinguished Service Award honoree is C. Jeffrey Knittel, Chairman and CEO of Airbus Americas, Inc.
Funds raised from the event go directly towards the USO’s programs for our active duty service members and their families.
For more information, contact Didi Romley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-695-5590, ext. 263.