Category: News

Laying the Smack Down at the Rock

The Drop Zone was the site of a rough and tumble encounter with professional wrestlers during the Ringside Salute II. Members of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing had the pleasure of meeting five professional wrestlers last week for a question and answer session followed by an autograph meet and greet. The Ringside Salute II event… Read more »

Singer Ayla Brown bringing love to the troops in Europe

Brown is a recording artist from Wrenthem, Mass., and former NCAA basketball player. She was a contestant on “American Idol” during season 5 in 2006 and placed among the top 16 finalists. She is slated to perform in an Armed Forces Entertainment tour from Aug. 24 to Sept. 7, at U.S. military installations throughout the… Read more »

Veteran-made 'Range 15' storms onto iTunes best-seller list

Hours after its digital debut Tuesday, the veteran-made zombie-comedy “Range 15” streaked up the iTunes best-seller list, crashing the top 10 around noon. The crowd-funded film ranked first among independent offerings and sixth overall shortly before 1 p.m., settling in front of blockbusters like “Deadpool” and “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Along with iTunes, the movie… Read more »

Former WWE and TNA Stars Touring Middle East for Armed Forces Entertainment

A number of former WWE and TNA stars are currently on tour for Armed Forces Entertainment, entertaining servicemen and women who are stationed in the Middle East. Shane Helms, Ken Anderson, Scotty 2 Hotty, Melina, and Sgt. Chris Melendez as well as comedian Johnny LoQuasto are on the tour, which started in Kuwait and is… Read more »

Don Barnhart's Battle Comics Gets Rave Reviews Entertaining The Troops Overseas

Entertaining the troops has always been a priority for Vegas based comedian Don Barnhart who just finished another successful Battle Comics Standup & Improv Tour Don Barnhart has been entertaining the troops around the world since 1992 and he will have just finished his third tour already this year before coming back to do more… Read more »

Don Barnhart's Battle Comics Wrap Up Another Worldwide Tour For The Troops

As both a succesful comedian and hypnotist, Don Barnhart has been entertaining the troops around the world since 1992 and he will have just finished his third tour already this year before coming back to do more shows in Las Vegas. The Battle Comics Stand Up & Improv Tour spent the first part of August… Read more »

Asian American Comedian Linda Vu Heads Overseas To Entertain The Troops

Linda Vu will once again head overseas to entertain the troops serving around the world with the Battle Comics Stand Up & Improv Tour for Armed Forces Entertainment Vietnamese-American comedian Linda Vu will head overseas in August with the Battle Comics Stand Up & Improv Tour to entertain the men and women serving in the… Read more »

Don Barnhart Continues To Brings Laughter To The Troops Around The World

Don Barnhart and his Battle Comics Stand Up & Improv Tour will head to the Mediterranean in August to entertain the troops stationed overseas for Armed Forces Entertainment. Already this year, Barnhart’s Battle Comics have performed in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Kosovo, England, Germany and Belgium. Despite current threat levels, the Battle Comics continue to bring… Read more »

NASA astronaut visits US troops in SW Asia

U.S. Navy Capt. Barry E. “Butch” Wilmore, a NASA astronaut who spent six months aboard the International Space Station, has been visiting with U.S. troops in Southwest Asia to talk about his experiences. Wilmore’s 10-day tour was sponsored by Armed Forces Entertainment and the nonprofit American300 Foundation. It is part of a resiliency mentor program… Read more »

‘Range 15’ stars Mat Best, Nick Palmisciano, Jarred Taylor visit Iraq

U.S. veterans and now stars of recent military horror-comedy, “Range 15,” visited multiple locations in Iraq to meet with service members and offer a free screening of their movie July 9th-11th. Service Members deployed to Forward Operating Base Union III in support of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve filed… Read more »