The Grand Ole Opry® and the USO joined forces last week to present a special Opry performance for the men, women, and families of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base north of Dayton, Ohio. Opry artists toured the base, personally thanked the men and women stationed on the base for their service to the United States, and concluded their visit with a two-hour Opry show. The Opry’s Bill Cody served as announcer, welcoming show host Craig Morgan plus Henry Cho, Rhonda Vincent, and Mark Wills.

About the Grand Ole Opry: The Grand Ole Opry® is presented by Humana®. Opry performances are held every Friday and Saturday of the year, with Tuesday night shows through December, Wednesday night shows reutrning this spring, and seasonal Opry Country Classics shows on Thursdays. To plan an Opry visit, call (800) SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.. The Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn. Celebrating nine decades of entertainment, the Opry can be heard at opry.com. and wsmonline.com, Opry and WSM mobile apps, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and its flagship home, 650 AM-WSM. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP). For more information, visit opry.com.

About the USO:The USO strengthens America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. At hundreds of locations worldwide, we are united in our commitment to connect our service members and their families through countless acts of caring, comfort, and support. The USO is a private, nonprofit organization, not a government agency. Our programs, services and entertainment tours are made possible by the American people, support of our corporate partners, and the dedication of our volunteers and staff.

For more information about the Grand Ole Opry, contact:

Jessie Schmidt (615)-491-7988, jessie@schmidtpr.com

Dixie Owen (615)-440-6171, dixie@schmidtpr.com

For more information about 650 AM WSM, contact:

Nicole Judd (615) 458-9429 nicole@wsmonline.com

For more information about the USO, contact:

Kate Aquillano (703) 209-4398 kaquillano@uso.org