Carolina's Ninth Annual Salute to Freedom Gala in Raleigh, N.C. on Oct.
Heart for the Warrior Award from the USO of North Carolina on Saturday, Oct. 19
at the Ninth Annual Salute to Freedom Gala in Raleigh, N.C. The award is given to those who, through their
selfless service and contributions, continuously lift the spirits of the troops
and their families.
2007. Since then, she has performed for more than 30,000 troops stationed in
eight different countries.
am so blessed to have such a beautiful friendship with the people that make up
the USO. I come from a military family.
I've always had a great deal of respect for our service men and women. I work a
lot with the USO, I love working with them. We've been able to do so many tours
overseas. To be in a position where you can take a little piece of home to your
service men and women, why would you not do that? They need to know we have
their back because they have ours.”
America’s military heroes. As part of the evening’s festivities, the USO of
North Carolina held a live auction which included a signed guitar from Pickler.
The winning bidder was Frank Stewart, who paid $4,900 for the guitar. In total, the Live Auction raised
album, The Woman I Am, on Nov.
11. The album, which features her
current single, “Little Bit Gypsy,” is available now for pre-sale orders at www.KelliePickler.com.
Pickler will also perform on “CMA Country Christmas,” which will tape in
Nashville at the Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 8 and is scheduled to air on the ABC
Television Network on Dec. 2.
her signed guitar during the Live Auction at the USO of North Carolina's Ninth
Annual Salute to Freedom Gala in Raleigh, N.C. on Oct. 19. Stewart's winning
bid for the guitar was $4,900.