With Chuck Norris
Our January meeting featured a slide presentation by Jeff DuClos on his recent trip to Iraq with Chuck Norris. DuClos was formerly a corporate publicist for Norris.
An actor and martial-arts master, Norris is idolized by our service men and women and his image appears everywhere on military property. The
Jeff DuClos presenting a slide show of Chuck Norris's work with the Make a Wish Foundation
photo from Delta Force is used on USO recruitment posters. Soldiers enjoy memorizing and reciting satirical facts from the Chuck Norris Fact Generator, an Internet phenomenon that contains over 600,000 humorous quotes and legends.
DuClos's presentation included many examples of military humor, an essential ingredient for survival in the combat zones.
Last October, the two spent a week traveling around Iraq, where they toured eleven facilities and met with more than 18,000 service members. DuClos noted the prevalence of large weaponry; everyone had at least an