Kid Rock Doesn’t Want Praise For Touring With USO – Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV

Kid Rock signs autographs after the USO Holiday Tour stop in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Dec. 21, 2007. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley - Released)

“It’s one of those things I used to do and try not to talk too much about, because it’s not something you go to promote something at, or do anything for any self-gain at all,” USO tour veteran Kid Rock recently told MTV News. “But what I’ve learned is that maybe if I do talk about it, the more I can encourage some other people in my position to go, because they’re really happy over there just to get a slice of America at any level, but to have someone in the entertainment industry who’s had a little slice of success is really a big boost for those guys.

“I would encourage anybody that hasn’t gone to really think about it,” he continued. “It’s really a rewarding, life-changing experience.”

Kid Rock talks more about that “rewarding, life-changing” experience of performing for troops with the USO in Iraq and Afghanistan in his recent MTV interview…Check it out!