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Members of the military passing through O'Hare stop in at the USO. The USO provides a place for service members to relax, eat and sleep between flights.




USO keeping up with demand created by cancelled and delayed flights

by Tammy Thueringer
Feb 20, 2014


Airlines have delayed or cancelled more than 25-thousand flights in and out of Chicago this year and members of the military are among those often stranded. But the USO is stepping up to make sure those traveling troops have all the comforts of home.