On Tuesday September 18, at the "Charlie Daniels Patriot Award Dinner," held at The Palm Restaurant in downtown Nashville, country singer Chris Young received a special honor and one that's very near and dear to his heart. During the sold-out event benefiting The Journey Home Project, Country music Hall of Famer, Charlie Daniels presented Chris with the first-ever "Charlie Daniels Patriot Award."
The criteria for the "Charlie Daniels Patriot Award" is based on the mission of The Journey Home Project: To support veterans in their return, rehabilitation and reintegration back into civilian life. The award honors a person persons or group that exemplifies the efforts and dedication to fulfill its purpose of care support and encouragement to the men.
"I am immensely grateful to our military and their families for the sacrifices they make for our country and incredibly humbled to receive the Patriot Award honor from Charlie and The Journey Home Project," stated Chris.
As an avid contributor and supporter of the United States military, Chris has made multiple trips overseas throughout the years, performing for troops stationed in the Middle East, South Korea and Japan. This award is well deserved.
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