Duane Allen with soldiers from Ft. Campbell, distributing food to the needy. All of The Oak Ridge Boys participated in the "feeding," which was sponsored by international hunger relief organization, Feed the Children. Photo by Jon Mir
Through the years, The Oak Ridge Boys have kept that same appreciation for servicemen and women, and they have put it to good use...
Performing at numerous U.S. military bases for the Spirit of America tour
Helping to feed families at Ft. Campbell in Clarksville, Tennessee, and other places through their work with Feed the Children
- Performing at events like the Walk of Freedom at the Pentagon in 2008.
In 2006, the group received the Fame Award for their work as Musical Ambassadors of the three-year National Anthem Project. The project, created by the National Association for Music Educators (MENC), was designed to renew Americans' knowledge of our national anthem.
In 2003, The Oak Ridge Boys released a patriotic CD, entitled Colors, which continues to be a strong seller many years later.
The music video for one of the songs on the album, G.I. Joe & Lillie, recently became a YouTube phenomenon, with almost two million hits through November 20, 2009.