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    Tue, 27 May 2014 12:07:31

    Brad Paisley Pays Surprise Visit to Troops in Afghanistan - He accompanied Obama!

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    Country star Brad Paisley REALLY loves our troops. Paisley was a surprise guest at Bagram Airfield, the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, this weekend.

    In honor of Memorial Day and to express his thanks to the troops, he played an hour-long acoustic set for approximately 3,000 U.S. troops. From the stage, Paisley referred to the event as "the honor of my life."

    What a true American treasure!

    On Saturday evening, May 24, Paisley boarded Air Force One, with President Barack Obama and a few of his advisers and made the overnight flight to Bagram. The trip was not announced and a complete surprise until they landed. President Obama delivered a speech to the troops expressing thanks for their extraordinary service, met with military commanders and visited wounded troops in the base hospital.

    How rad is that – playing a show for troops while accompanying the Leader of the Free World.







    What can you do to support our troops?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    05.27.14



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