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Heat Wave

June 28 – July 5

Various Locations

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The Carter

7 JUN - 25 JUN

Southwest Asia

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Heat Wave brings sizzling lineup to U.S. military serving abroad

This Fourth of July, Armed Forces Entertainment is presenting the “Heat Wave” Summer tour series for more than 50,000 U.S. service members and their families stationed overseas.

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U.S. service members and youth gymnasts overseas to “flip” for Olympic Gymnasts’ visit

Olympic gymnasts Laurie Hernandez and Jordyn Wieber, and renowned gymnastics coach Desiree Sanchez are heading to the Mediterranean on an AFE tour

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Revamped AFE Website Is Faster, More Mobile-Friendly

If you’re a fan of Armed Forces Entertainment shows, you’ll be happy to know the organization’s fully revamped website is now a lot more mobile-friendly. Its website is now easier to check out on mobile devices, and it’s more visually engaging.

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Revamped site offers virtual show experience for U.S. military audiences overseas

AFE recently revealed its fully-refreshed website. The site redesign includes greater mobile responsiveness and a more visually-engaging experience for visitors.

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Football stars head overseas to give troops a “Big Game NFL Fan Experience”

AFE is bringing twelve football-focused tours to our service members stationed abroad, visiting a variety of U.S. military installations across the globe. Each tour will bring a unique experience consisting of a combination of NFL alumni, current players, cheerleaders and mascots.

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Our Story

There’s nothing like a good old American-made Rock ‘n roll riff, a country heartbreak song, some bangin’ hip hop, a smooth jazz groove or a side-splitting laugh to stir up a memory.

It’s how Armed Forces Entertainment brings a touch of home, in the form of free entertainment, to those far away from home. Singers, groups, comedians, variety acts, and celebrities from sports, television and movies. From 3 Doors Down to Darius Rucker, Nelly to Colbie Caillat, GI’s of Comedy to D.L. Hughley, Marshall Faulk to the WWE and MMA. Entertainment has long been one of the biggest morale boosters for U.S. military personnel serving overseas. During World War II, the Camp Shows program recruited and transported thousands of performers to entertain the troops. The well-known celebrities who were part of these shows were a welcome sight to millions of service men and women.

As the official Department of Defense agency providing entertainment to deployed military personnel, Armed Forces Entertainment hosts more than 600 shows each year, reaching more than 400,000 personnel at 200 military installations around the world. From downrange make-shift stages to show-stopping extravaganzas, the performances provide rewarding and hard earned downtime. It’s our way of saying “we’ve got your back” for the sacrifices U.S. military personnel make.

We invite you to take in a show, attend a meet n’ greet, listen to some music or watch a video. For us, all the world really is a stage.