Trace Adkins Talks About Memorial Day

In a recent interview with CBS News, country music singer Trace Adkins shared his thoughts on Memorial Day.

I believe that Memorial Day should be the most reverent day of the year for us as Americans…I think it’s taken very seriously by the people that recognize it…And then there are some people that it’s just another day off from work. You know, that’s too bad.

Adkins has been a dedicated supporter of the men and woman who serve this country his whole life.  Recently, Adkins kicked of Fleet Week in New York with an intimate concert for servicemen and women.  Adkins says performing for servicemen and women “restore[s] your faith in humanity.

If you have the chance and you have an opportunity to spend time…with bona fide heroes, why would– why would you not want to do that…And when I get the opportunity to do it, all I can do is– I hope some of ‘em maybe it’ll rub off on me.

Fans of Trace Adkins can catch him on his Proud to Be Here Tour, going on right now.  For tour information and date, visit  Below is the video featured on CBS News.  Click the link to view to original CBS article.

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