Nominate a Hero

Submit a hero to be honored at our 2021 USO Tribute Cincinnati event.

USO Ohio (USOCSO) is seeking to honor outstanding members from all branches of the military, Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard and Veterans at the 18th Annual USO Tribute Cincinnati.

USO Ohio solicits your support in submitting your outstanding candidates for consideration of this high honor.

The nomination should include:

  • The nomination form
  • A letter of recommendation on your organization’s letterhead (not mandatory)
  • A color photograph of the Honoree and his/her biography of military service and accomplishments

USO Tribute Cincinnati’s executive committee will select the 2021 Honorees from those submitted. Each honoree and their guests will be recognized in a program on Sunday, September 5, at Montgomery Inn Boathouse during Riverfest. The event will be hosted by NFL Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz. The program is followed by dinner in the Boathouse, the incredible fireworks of Riverfest and our “After Blast” dance party.

USO Ohio appreciates your support of this annual event attended by USO supporters, including currently serving military, retired military and distinguished guests.

Nominations must be received by July 16, 2021. Please submit nominations via email to Sue Ann Carroll at the following email: If you have questions, please contact Sue Ann Carroll @ 614-317-7906.

USO Tribute Cincinnati celebrates its 18th year supporting the mission of the USO providing comfort and care for our military. The past 17 years have generated over $6 million, donated by the citizens of our community.

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This year, we are adding a military child to the list of honorees.

Please share with us an extraordinary military child in Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana who displays perseverance, grit and determination. Nominations can come from parents, siblings, teachers, coaches, clergy, neighbors, grandparents - anyone familiar with the nominee’s achievements.

For more information, go to the Military Child Nomination Form.

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