Serving America’s Military – The USO of Missouri
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Russ Avery, director of USO of Missouri joins us to share the story of this organization and the service it provides to the men and women of America’s military.

Type of Video: Interview*
Unique Video ID: Military-70**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video as part of a career exploration unit. What do students learn about military service that they did not know/understand before viewing the video? What is their view of individuals who choose a military career? Would they be interested in a military career? Why or why not?
  • Use the video in conjunction with a community service activity focused on helping veterans or those currently serving in the military. What insights do students gain that they could use as they create and execute their project?


*Interviews feature extended conversation exploring fascinating topics with fascinating people in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.