Kellie Pickler receives the Heart for the Warrior Award at the USO of North
Carolina's Ninth Annual Salute to Freedom Gala in Raleigh, N.C. on Oct.
Kellie Pickler was presented with the
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.
Pickler, an Albemarle, N.C. native, participated in her first USO tour in
2007. Since then, she has performed for more than 30,000 troops stationed in
eight different countries.