Everybody thinks that the only thing the military has to offer is work on the front line of war. But little does a lot of people realize all the opportunities the military offers such as product sponsorship as well as your product on their shelves, I mean AAFES is a multi-billion dollar corporation. Check out the hyperlink below.
Another opportunity wants to mention is the opportunity to tour the world and different levels of celebrity status and popularity. Check out the hyperlink below and the short summery as well.
USO Tour Information at a Glance
Q: I am an entertainer who wishes to participate in USO shows. How do I apply?
A: We take pride in our ability to deliver some of America’s most popular and well-known celebrities around the world to the troops. USO tours can vary from a one-off to a complete tour with multiple destinations. The USO can also work with artists who may have available dates within their existing tours. USO celebrity status is not necessarily defined by experience of level of professionalism, but rather as a performer that has name recognition with the military members and families for who, they perform or visit. We also qualify celebrity status based on coverage in entertainment trade magazines like Billboard and Variety and as those seen on MTV, BET, CMT, etc. If you feel that you or the artist you represent meets these criteria, we look forward to discussing the possibility of a USO tour. Please send your press kit via e-mail to the Entertainment/Recruiting Assistant or materials can be mailed to:
Attn: Entertainment/Recruiting Assistant
2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22201
The USO realizes that there are many experienced professional entertainers seeking an audience with the troops that may not yet qualify for “celebrity” status. We encourage you to contact Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE). AFE is the single point of contact in the Department of Defense, for professional non-celebrity entertainment supporting our service members overseas. You can find more information about AFE on their Web site, or contact their offices at 1-800-458-0868.
Good luck and thank you for supporting our men and women in uniform.