The USO and country musicians have a long and storied history, and Neal McCoy is no exception. Touring the Gulf Coast region to boost the morale of troops involved in the rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is just one of the ways he’s showed his support on his 14 tours with the USO.
As he says on his website, these tours come from the heart: “It means the world,” McCoy says “My mother was born in the Philippines, and growing up she made me understand and respect what it meant to live in the USA." He made this video to show some of that respect:
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