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{Memorial Day} Country Stars Who Have Performed For Our Troops

Today we celebrate Memorial Day and remember all of those who willingly gave of their freedom so we could have ours. Country music and patriotism have always gone hand in hand and there are many country stars who have shown their thankfulness and support to our troops throughout the years…

Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler received the Chris Kyle Award for her ongoing support of U.S. troops. She has gone on eight USO tours overseas and even designed a t-shirt line that benefits the Wounded Warrior Project. There’s no doubt that Kellie is supportive of our military. 

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan made an appearance, alongside a star-studded line up, on “ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops” at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 7, 2014, in Las Vegas. The singer has honored the troops at many of his concerts, reminding fans to thank them for their service on stage.

Tim McGraw

Tim’s song “If You’re Reading This” is about a letter being sent to a fallen soldier’s family. He performed the song in 2007 where 100 military families joined Tim on stage to honor those who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Craig Morgan

In May 2015 the Grand Ole Opry honored troops with an arrival parade and performances by Craig Morgan, Trace Adkins, John Conlee, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, Vince Gill, Lee Greenwood, and Kellie Pickler. Morgan has also supported the troops by partnering with MoonPies to send $35k worth of treats to our soldiers over seas.

Florida Georgia Line (FGL)

“We love our freedom and we support our troops 100 percent and this night’s all about them!” FGL stated during their  performance at the WWE Tribute to the Troops in 2014 at Fort Benning. The event hit close to home for Brian Kelley, whose grandfather served in World War II.

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood has performed at numerous concerts benefiting the troops including “The Concert For Valor” and “An All-Star Salute To The Troops”. Her song “See You Again”, helped a family heal after they lost their father during deployment.

Parmalee

Parmalee visited the troops overseas with Shawn Pennington|BBR Management hearing the soldiers tell their individual stories only added to the emotion.

Toby Keith

Toby Keith plays with Scotty Emerick during a United Service Organizations (USO) performance at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq for US troops, Tuesday May 17, 2005.

We are so thankful for all those who have served our country and protected our freedom and for the country stars who have actively shown their support to our troops.

Happy Memorial Day! Enjoy your day with family and friends and don’t forget to thank a veteran and those in active duty today!

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