Brad in Afghanistan
Taste of Country Music Festival headliner and overall good guy Brad Paisley went way out of his way to honor the troops over Memorial Day weekend.  He flew to Afghanistan for a surprise visit to Bagram Air Base where he played an hour-long acoustic set for about 3,000 U.S. troops!
Books For Troops : A Great Way To Help Soldiers
i saw very touching story in the Times Union this morning .  A very concerned and dedicated (retired) Capital Region teacher is putting out a call for children's books to be sent to our troops in Afghanistan.  I wanted to see if I could spread the word here.
Hero Comes Home
A local family is counting their many blessings this Christmas as a local soldier comes home after a long journey.  While many people are wishing for giant gifts under the tree, you could say that Santa, with some help from up above, has already given the McDermott family the greatest gift of a…