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March 22nd, 2007 12:09pm EDT
Jeopardy!Alex Trebek, host of Jeopardy!, will meet service members and their families on a USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour to Japan and Okinawa March 27-April 1. A long-time USO supporter, Trebek will host events at several military installations, posing for photos and signing autographs.

The "Jeopardy!" team also will conduct contestant searches and play "just for fun" versions of "Jeopardy!" for military personnel and their families. In addition, the "Jeopardy!" crew will record clues on location that will air on future "Jeopardy!" shows.

As host of the popular show since its debut in 1984, Trebek has been a recipient of four Daytime Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Game Show Host."

A supporter of the USO since 1987, Trebek has gone on more than 10 USO tours and has twice hosted the USO World Headquarters Gala. For his efforts, Trebek was recognized with the Bob Hope Entertainment Award in 1998.


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