Following sessions at two U.S. bases in Italy, Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is moving on to Germany as part of his 13th USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour. Those lucky enough to make it through this less rigorous training will get to possibly participate in the 2013 edition of the program’s popular “Salute to the Military” week.
In addition to more meet-and-greets at Ramstein Air Base and the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, Trebek will also take time to visit medical staff and recovering soldiers at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. This marks the 25th anniversary of the TV personality’s USO volunteer efforts.
He is joined on this latest trip by Ironman triathlete Kelly Miyahara, one of three members of the Jeopardy! Clue Crew. Created in 2001, the team of roving correspondents has recorded videotaped answers in 280 cities across 44 different countries.
An online Jeopardy! test has also been posted online for would-be U.S. military contestants.
[Photo of Trebek at U.S. Naval Support Activity Naples: Oname Thompson]