Soldiers enjoy Patriot Day concert

By Mr James W Arrowood (TRADOC)September 15, 2011

Country artist Kellie Pickler gives a thumbs up to a crowd of Soldiers, at least one of whom held up a homemade sign fashioned from a pizza box, during a Patriot Day concert Saturday at Hilton Field. Hundreds of Soldiers, civilians, family members and guests came out to the concert.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Country artist Kellie Pickler gives a thumbs up to a crowd of Soldiers, at least one of whom held up a homemade sign fashioned from a pizza box, during a Patriot Day concert Saturday at Hilton Field. Hundreds of Soldiers, civilians, family members and guests came out to the concert. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Country artist Kellie Pickler peforms during Saturday's Patriot Day concert at Fort Jackson.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Country artist Kellie Pickler peforms during Saturday's Patriot Day concert at Fort Jackson. (Photo Credit: Mr James W Arrowood (TRADOC)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Kellie Pickler, country artist and former American Idol contestant, looks into the crowd during her performance at Saturday's Patriot Day concert at Hilton Field. Hundreds of concert-goers came out to support the joint effort between Operation Homefront and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Kellie Pickler, country artist and former American Idol contestant, looks into the crowd during her performance at Saturday's Patriot Day concert at Hilton Field. Hundreds of concert-goers came out to support the joint effort between Operation Homefront and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. (Photo Credit: Mr James W Arrowood (TRADOC)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Up-and-coming country artist Barry Michaels performs during last week's Patriot Day concert. Michaels opened for Pickler. This was Fort Jackson's second year hosting a Patriot Day concert to commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Up-and-coming country artist Barry Michaels performs during last week's Patriot Day concert. Michaels opened for Pickler. This was Fort Jackson's second year hosting a Patriot Day concert to commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Photo Credit: Mr James W Arrowood (TRADOC)) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Basic Combat Training Soldier claps along during the performances.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Basic Combat Training Soldier claps along during the performances. (Photo Credit: Mr James W Arrowood (TRADOC)) VIEW ORIGINAL