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Paying Tribute On Armed Forces Day

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Today is Armed Forces Day. It is a day to pay tribute to the men and women who serve in the United States armed forces. NASCAR star Kurt Busch will observe this special day by paying tribute with a special paint scheme for tonight’s Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Armed Forces Day was created in 1949 and is celebrated on the third Saturday in May every year. President Harry S. Truman wanted to set aside a special day for Americans to pay tribute to those who serve in the U. S. military.

The paint scheme for Kurt Busch’s No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet will have a blue ribbon on both the hood and rear quarter panels with the words “Thank Your For Your Service” below the ribbon.¬†Over the past year, Busch has partnered with the Armed Forces Foundation at various events and living up to their motto: “Serving those who Serve”.

Busch will start second in the All-Star race Saturday night. In the unique qualifying process which involved three laps plus a four-tire pit stop, Carl Edwards and his team qualified on the pole. Here is the complete starting line-up.

 

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