More than 100 wounded warriors and
their guests to visit Las Vegas
over Veterans Day weekend
VEGAS, Nov. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts
International (NYSE: MGM) ("MGM Resorts" or the "Company") will
host the United Service Organizations (USO) Experience: Salute to
the Troops, honoring more than 100 wounded warriors and their
guests beginning Thursday, Nov. 10.
Now in its 12th year, the five-day celebration will take place at
its new home at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.
In partnership with USO, American Airlines will fly active-duty
service members from around the country to Las Vegas free-of-charge for an extended
holiday weekend. MGM Resorts provides accommodations, meals,
entertainment and other amenities, also free-of-charge.
As with previous years, hundreds of MGM Resorts employees and
other supporters will gather to greet the group during a special
""wall of gratitude" welcome procession upon their arrival at
"We are incredibly grateful for the dedication to service that
members of the armed forces and their families have made for our
country and all of us," said MGM Resorts CEO & President
Bill Hornbuckle. "It is with awe and
appreciation of their courage and sacrifice that we celebrate these
heroes by providing them a world-class guest experience."
Salute to the Troops will feature a variety of activities,
events and excursions throughout Las
Vegas and Southern Nevada,
including a welcome dinner, tours of the Hoover Dam and Red Rock
Canyon, a visit to Mandalay Bay's Shark Reef Aquarium, Luxor's Blue
Man Group, and a live musical performance by the Lt. Dan Band.
MGM Resorts remains committed to supporting military members and
their families year-round. This includes actively recruiting and
employing military men and women. The company is a proud member of
the Veteran Jobs Mission, a coalition of companies aiming to place
one million U.S. military members and veterans into meaningful and
About MGM Resorts
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global
entertainment company with national and international locations
featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art
meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical
entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant,
nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive,
iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts
portfolio encompasses 33 unique hotel and gaming destinations
globally, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in
the industry. The Company's 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S.
sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands,
including BetMGM and partypoker, and the Company's subsidiary
LeoVegas AB offers sports betting and online gaming through
market-leading brands in several jurisdictions throughout
Europe. The Company is currently
pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity
in Japan. Through its "Focused on
What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet"
philosophy, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable
future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of
its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates.
The global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for
being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine's World's Most Admired
Companies®. For more information, please visit us at
www.mgmresorts.com. Please also connect with us @MGMResortsIntl on
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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, the support of our
corporate partners, and the dedication of our volunteers and staff.
To join us in this important mission and learn more about the USO,
please visit USO.org or follow us
on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About American Airlines
American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) is the holding company for
American Airlines. Together with regional partners operating as
American Eagle, American offers an average of nearly 6,700 flights
per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.
American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose
members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with
14,250 daily flights to 150 countries. This year American Airlines
Group Inc. topped Fortune Magazine's list of best business
turnarounds and its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect
with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at
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