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If you’re in the Fort Benning area, be sure to catch country music star Trace Adkins on Friday., November 5, for a FREE USO concert!
The concert starts at 7:00 p.m., and will help welcome home more than 4,500 soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division who just completed a year-long deployment in Iraq. It’s open open to all military ID holders and will take place at Wetherby Field.
A long time supporter of the U.S. military, Adkins has traveled on two USO tours since 2002 and performed for more than 7,800 troops stationed in Bahrain, Iraq and Afghanistan. He also makes regular visits to Walter Reed Army Medical Center and National Naval Medical Center.
Check out his latest TV appearance on “Chelsea Lately,” below, and mark your calendars for 7:00 p.m. on November 5th…we’ll see you there!
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