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6 songs that will always remind America of the Vietnam War
It’s safe to say these songs will always make all Americans remember the Vietnam War, long after the last Vietnam vet dies.
Music does not get the recognition it deserves for helping veterans cope with PTSD
Even outside of music therapy, music helps increase our overall well-being. Vet Tix can help get you there.
Guardian Encore gives vets a chance to open up through music
Brian Freeman served in the Army from 2002-2015, and early on, he lost a few friends in combat. PTSD emerged…
7 songs from the US Army Band to get you into the Christmas spirit
Music is a big part of the holiday season. Unfortunately, hearing “All I Want for Christmas Is You” for the…
Elvis Presley loved music — but he loved the 2nd Amendment more
Musician and actor Elvis Presley escalated to fame in the mid-1950s as one of the most renowned big names in…
4 times armies blasted music to intimidate and infuriate their enemies
What an awesome scene. Army military helicopters flying in on the North Vietnamese, guns blazing, as Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries” plays from loudspeakers. This wasn’t reality –
The Space Force just dropped its new official song and reviews are mixed
For much of its short life span, the Space Force has been using a clip of the 1901 John Philip…
3 songs guaranteed to be included in Vietnam-era war games
During the Vietnam War, music reflected the people’s support, disappointment and mounting criticism.
This is how ‘Hail to the Chief’ became the President’s anthem
Following 45 seconds of four Ruffles and Flourishes, the President’s personal Marine Corps band performs “Hail to the Chief”.
Bagpipes used to be classified as weapons of war
It may surprise people to learn that, until 1996, the British government considered the bagpipes to be a bona fide weapon of war.
This WWII Marine wrote the hit song ‘Route 66’
These days, everyone knows to get their kicks on Route 66. First recorded by Nat King Cole, “Route 66” has since been covered by others too.
That time a mortar attack interrupted Toby Keith’s Kandahar USO concert
In 2008, Toby Keith was in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on one of his many USO tours when a mortar attack interrupted the show.
How the fall of the Berlin Wall affected techno music
Berlin is known as the techno music capital of the world. Much to the chagrin of Detroit, where the style…
Top 9 songs for the 4th of July that aren’t by Toby Keith or Lee Greenwood
It’s the 4th of July. If you’re gonna have an epic party, you need an epic playlist. These tunes will light some fireworks in your soul.
8 girly songs only a real squad leader sings
The infantry squad leader is a billet that demands leadership and integrity. There is an unofficial rite of passage that…
Top 10 soundtracks troops listened to during OIF/OEF
While troops must stay alert during OIF/OEF missions, listening to songs helps keep them motivated. The convoy DJ is given…