6 Veterans Who Became Country Music Stars


By: Linda Lee

Take a look at all these country music stars who served our country, you might be surprised!

Some of country music’s biggest stars served our country before they launched their careers in country music!

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash-United States Air Force (1950-1954) (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

George Strait-United States Army 1971-1975 (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images for George Strait)

George Strait-United States Army 1971-1975 (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images for George Strait)

Josh Gracin-United States Marine Corps (2000-2004) (Photo by Mark Cunningham/Getty Images)

Josh Gracin-United States Marine Corps (2000-2004) (Photo by Mark Cunningham/Getty Images)

Willie Nelson joined the US Air Force in 1950. He served for nine months until he was medically discharged because of back problems.(Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Willie Nelson joined the US Air Force in 1950. He served for nine months until he was medically discharged because of back problems.(Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Kris Kristofferson-United States Army (1961-1966) (Photo by Frederick Breedon IV/Getty Images for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum)

Kris Kristofferson-United States Army (1961-1966)
(Photo by Frederick Breedon IV/Getty Images for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum)

Craig Morgan United States Army 1982-1992 Active, 19 years Reserve (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Craig Morgan United States Army 1982-1992 Active, 19 years Reserve
(Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

THANK YOU to all of those who have served our country both past and present.

WYCD salutes YOU!

 

 

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