Toby Keith returns to Gulf
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
– Toby Keith heads back to the Persian Gulf to perform for troops there on a USO/Armed Forces
Entertainment tour. On his seventh consecutive USO tour, Keith will touch down on more than 11
small, remote forward operating bases, doing17 shows in 11 days. No specific dates were announced, something typical for security reasons.
Soon to be recognized by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
for his ongoing support of U.S. troops and their families, Keith will receive the MOAA Distinguished Service Award on April 21 in Washington, D.C.
"There aren't enough words to describe just how grateful I am to our
nation's troops," said Keith. "I've participated in several USO tours over
the years, and I've seen first hand their sacrifice. And I will not stop
doing all I can to show my support and lift their spirits."
Since working with the USO in 2002, he has traveled to more
than 10 countries, participated in more than 128 events and entertained more
than 118,000 service members, often at small bases.
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