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Darryl Worley Returns From Emotional Overseas Tour of Special Ops Force

Darryl Worley recently returned home from an overseas visit where he entertained U.S. troops, made possible by Stars for Stripes. But this particular trip was extra special for the singer. During his visit, Worley had the rare opportunity to spend time with troops affiliated with the Special Ops Force, something that is not typically an option during military tours.

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Country Artists Who Have Served Their Country

Country music has a long tradition of supporting the troops, with stars like Toby Keith, Kellie Pickler and Darryl Worley taking frequent trips overseas to play for the men and women stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Of course, before the Gulf Wars, country musicians were quick to join the USO to play for troops stationed just about anywhere. While only a minority of Nashville’s best served in the military, more than a few on this list may surprise you.

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Taylor Swift Sends Flowers, Calls Fallen Marine’s Family

Taylor Swift has been getting so many requests from sick, hurt or just plain down-trodden fans these days that it’s hard to keep up. And while she can’t go to every high school prom or give every devoted fan an autograph, the ‘Safe and Sound’ hitmaker does what she can to give back to her superfans. That’s why she responded to a Marine’s request to contact the family of fallen soldier Sergeant Wade Wilson.

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Celebrity Birthdays for May 7 – Breckin Meyer, Motorhead’s Phil Campbell and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Breckin Meyer
Age: 38
Occupation: Actor, writer and producer
Known For: Most recently playing lawyer Jared Franklin on the TNT drama ‘Franklin & Bash’; voicing and producing the animated show ‘Robot Chicken’; and starring in ‘Road Trip,’ ‘Rat Race’ and a string of 90s movies and TV series.

Phil Campbell
Age: 51
Occupation: Rock guitarist
Known For: Playing lead guitar in the rock band Motorhead, recruiting ex-Saxon drummer Peter Gill into the group, and most recently laying down the guitar lines for ‘The World Is Yours’ album.

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This Day in History for December 5 – Prohibition Ends and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1848 – In a message before Congress, President James K. Polk sparks the Gold Rush when he confirms that large amounts of the precious metal had been discovered in California (More info)

1933

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Toby Keith Honored With 2012 AARP Inspire Award

Each year for 10 years now, ‘AARP the Magazine’ has presented Inspire Awards to pay tribute to those forward thinkers and innovators who move others to action through their deep passion. This year, Toby Keith is among the 10 individuals receiving the prestigious award, and he’s joined by such legends as conservationist Jane Goodall and Steve Jobs.

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Former Ragin’ Cajun Baseball Player John Coker Injured While On Duty in Afghanistan

Our thoughts and well wishes are with former UL baseball player John Coker, Jr and his family. Coker was shot in the leg while on duty in Afghanistan. Three members of his unit, however, were killed during that gun battle last Friday.

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