NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nashville International Airport is breaking down walls to make room for a new United Service Organizations center for military troops and their families.
USO centers provide troops with entertainment, support, supplies and other services at hundreds of airports and military bases around the world. This will be the first USO in Tennessee and will replace the airport's current military lounge.
On Thursday, Mayor Karl Dean along with officials from the airport and USO will help open up the space where the new USO center will be built. The center is slated to open in May 2013 during the 2013 USO World Leadership Conference in Nashville.
The center will offer computer services, a children's play area and snacks for families and troops at the airport.
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