U.S. ARMY veteran & Country music star CRAIG MORGAN surprised the audience at the Grand Ole Opry , this past Saturday night by re-enlisting in the ARMY RESERVE. He was sworn in on stage at the Opry during his performance with fans , where he has been a member since 2008, by General Andrew Poppas Commander of the US ARMY FORCES COMMAND. Watch the moment here.
Craig served 17 years in the ARMY and ARMY RESERVE with the 101st and 82nd AIRBORNE DIVISIONS, and as E-6 Staff Sergeant and Fire Support Specialist, with Airborne, Air Assault, and Rappel Master among his certifications. He has been newly sworn in as Staff Sergeant and Warrant Officer candidate and will continue touring and releasing new music in his civilian career while simultaneously serving in the ARMY RESERVE, assigned to REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL.
MORGAN said, “I’m excited to once again serve my country and be all I can be in hopes of encouraging others to be a part of something greater than ourselves. I love being an artist, but I consider it a true privilege and honor to work with what I believe are the greatest of Americans, my fellow soldiers.”
He is a recipient of the Army’s Outstanding Civilian Service Medal and the USO Merit Award, as well as a member of the U.S. FIELD ARTILLERY HALL OF FAME.
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