David Corlew co founder of the Journey home Project, visits with his friends, John “Tig” Tiegen and Mark “OZ” Geist. Both are great American patriots and warriors who sacrificed so much for our country….Their book “13 Hours in Benghazi” is a must read.
Along with there team partner Kris ’Tanto” Paronto, went beyond the call of duty, performing extraordinary acts of courage and heroism to avert tragedy on a much larger scale in an effort to rescue American diplomats in the fierce and tragic battle in Benghazi.
One of the most prestigious awards given to civilians by the National Guard Association of the United States was recently presented to Mr. Charlie Daniels and Mr. Clark Flatt.
The Patrick Henry Award is designed to provide recognition to local officials and civic leaders, who in a position of great responsibility distinguished themselves with outstanding and exceptional service to the Armed Forces of the United States, the National Guard or NGAUS. An individual must have distinguished him/herself over an extended period of time in their support of the Armed Forces of the United States, the National Guard or NGAUS.
Country Music legend Charlie Daniels has distinguished himself over numerous years by his untiring dedication to our nation's military. Traveling all over the world to entertain American troops has been a mainstay of Mr. Daniels touring schedule over the past several years. Charlie and the Charlie Daniels Band have performed in Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Korea, Kosovo, and Germany, to name but a few. A true patriot and Tennessee Volunteer, Daniels recognizes the contribution of our military at the more than 150 concerts he performs each year.
The Journey Home Project Inaugural Event at The Palm Sells Out
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 19, 2014) – Charlie Daniels announces the legendary “Volunteer Jam,” which began in 1974 at War Memorial Auditorium when Daniels and his friends recorded a live version of “Fire On The Mountain,” will take place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, on August 12, 2015, to raise awareness and funds for The Journey Home Project. Tickets for Charlie’s Volunteer Jam will be available online at charliedaniels.com, thejourneyhomeproject.org, or through Ticketmaster starting Spring 2015.
“We are extremely excited that Charlie will be bringing the Volunteer Jam back to Nashville. Everyone can only guess who his surprise guests are going to be,” says The Journey Home Project board member Ed Hardy. “Charlie is a big man with a big heart. His love and passion for our troops and veterans is unparalleled. We definitely could not do this without him.”