USO-Metro Announces 2012 Circle of Stars Members

Recognition Honors USO-Metro’s Top Corporate Sponsors

Online PR News – 12-October-2012 – Arlington, VA – Arlington, VA – October 11, 2012 – The USO of Metropolitan Washington (USO-Metro) will honor its top corporate sponsors tonight, at the organization’s 9th Annual Stars and Stripes Night. These sponsors will be named to USO-Metro’s 2012 Circle of the Stars, an elite award bestowed on the top-level corporate donors who provide generous funding to support USO-Metro’s mission to lift the spirits of military service members and their families.

USO-Metro’s 2012 Circle of Stars:

The Boeing Company
DynCorp International
Giant Food
Northrop Grumman

Booz Allen Hamilton
General Dynamics
Navy Federal Credit Union
Southern Management Corporation

BMC Software
Lockheed Martin
Dell “Quest Software is now a part of Dell”
Southwestern Wendy's Advertising Group

AT&T Government Solutions
BAE Systems, Inc.
Four Points by Sheraton BWI Airport
Google, Inc.
Health Net Federal Services
Prudential Financial
Rockwell Collins
Southland Industries
The Washington Examiner
White House Foods

These outstanding companies will be recognized at tonight’s 9th Annual Stars and Stripes Night, an annual fundraiser that brings together USO-Metro supporters, members of the business community, wounded heroes from the area military hospitals, and local celebrities in an exciting Hollywood atmosphere. The focus, as with every USO-Metro event, will be on support for the service members and their families, and the broad spectrum of programs USO-Metro provides for the U.S. Armed Forces.

The Circle of Stars presentation will be the centerpiece of the night, highlighting the critical value of corporate supporters for USO-Metro’s important work.

“We are so honored and humbled that these top corporate sponsors are active and generous supporters of USO-Metro,” said Elaine Rogers, President, USO-Metro. “Due to the generous and incredible support of these companies, we are able to provide a broad range of programs to service members and their families, including programs for children with deployed parents, support services for spouses and emergency housing programs.”

About USO-Metro
USO-Metro is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to “Serving those who serve, and their families” in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. It is through the generous financial support of individuals and organizations in the local community that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its mission. With the help of over 5,500 devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for active duty troops and their families at area military hospitals; through its Mobile USO program; at four USO Centers, four USO airport lounges and through Operation USO Care Package. For more information please visit