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The United Service Organization (USO) was formed on February 4, 1941, with a mission of serving the GIs who were away from home. The first USO in North Carolina opened in Fayetteville on October 13, 1941. The number would grow to around 300 centers before World War II ended. The Jacksonville USO is the state's largest, and it is the oldest continuously operating one in the world.