FORT MEADE, Md. (WUSA) -- This week, the USO of Metropolitan Washington opened the largest USO center on a military installation in Md. at Fort George G. Meade. The center is located at 8612 6th Armored Cavalry Road.
Business leaders, senior military leaders, representatives of elected officials, and WWE Superstar David Otunga helped open the new center. The "home away from home" will serve military members and their families in the Maryland region and host about 18 special events every year. It will also offer programs and services such as emergency housing, food assistance and holiday programs.
Officials expect between 2,000 and 3,000 military guests each month. The USO-Metro serves more than 500,000 troops and their families living in the Washington-Baltimore region.
The Center also features cable television, Wi-Fi, video gaming, a computer lab, a theatre room, a food pantry and a large patio and outdoor seating area.