Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Jason Aldean and Lee Greenwood Surprise Charlie Daniels Onstage at Concert for Veterans

Charlie Daniels and Friends
Jeremy Westby, Webster & Associates

Country stars Jason Aldean and Lee Greenwood surprised Charlie Daniels onstage at Nashville’s Lipscomb University on Tuesday (March 5), turning up to show their support for our returning veterans.

Daniels was performing his Scholarship for Heroes concert in conjunction with Lipscomb’s Yellow Ribbon Enhancement Progam. That program helps veterans with continuing education by matching the costs of tuition and fees for in-state schools. Chris Young and the bluegrass group the Grascals made return appearances at the event, which also featured Keni Thomas, Bleach and Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Sparky Matejka.

The event also featured a presentation with Mary Byers, the president of Gold Star Mothers, Inc., an organization composed of mothers who have lost sons or daughters who were serving their country.

“The motto for the USO is ‘until they all come home.’ Last night’s event at Lipscomb addressed the fact that many did not come home,” Greenwood says in a press release.  “I’m proud to have been a part of this event and congratulate my friend Charlie Daniels for being a leader in our Nashville community.”

Daniels is a longtime supporter of the U.S. military, and he hopes his efforts will help bring attention to the plight of returning veterans who have a hard time acclimating to civilian life. “We have so many heroes whose needs fly below our radar,” he said. “This shouldn’t be happening and this event is helping to make sure it doesn’t.”

Next: Read Charlie Daniels' Open Letter to President Obama

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KEAN A-List quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KEAN A-List contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.