Neal McCoy Supports the Troops: A Video of Appreciation

Neal McCoyThe USO and country musicians have a long and storied history, and Neal McCoy is no exception.  Touring the Gulf Coast region to boost the morale of troops involved in the rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is just one of the ways he’s showed his support on his 14 tours with the USO.

As he says on his website, these tours come from the heart: “It means the world,” McCoy says “My mother was born in the Philippines, and growing up she made me understand and respect what it meant to live in the USA.” He made this video to show some of that respect:

Neal McCoy & Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Visit RAF Mildenhall

Fourteen.  That’s the number of times country music icon Neal McCoy has toured for the USO.  But if you think that’s alot, check out his travelling companions, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, who are currently touring with the USO for the seventieth (no – that’s not a typo!) time.  Funny, they don’t look that old!  Check out the latest pictures from RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk, England…

Sporting an RAF Mildenhall t-shirt, country singer Neal McCoy sings his hit songs at a concert here Jan. 25. Along with members of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleading squad, Mr. McCoy stopped at RAF Mildenhall to kick off the United Services Organization’s 2010 European tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin M. May)

Country singer Neal McCoy sings his hits alongside members of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleading squad at a concert at the Northside Fitness Center here Jan. 25. The concert was part of the United Services Organization’s 2010 European tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin M. May)

Country singer Neal McCoy entertains the crowd at a concert at the Northside Fitness Center here Jan. 25. The concert was part of the United Services Organization’s 2010 European tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin M. May)

Four Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders watch as the Lakenheath High School varsity cheerleading squad perform a routine at the Bob Hope Community Center Jan. 25. (U.S. Air Force Photo/ Staff Sgt. Jerry Fleshman)

Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Blount, 100th Air Refueling Wing noncommissioned officer in charge of ground safety programs, poses with Nicole Hamilton and Sarah Gourley, members of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleading Squad, while Master Sgt. William Rathbun, 100th Air Refueling Wing ground safety manager, takes their photo inside the wing headquarters conference room Jan. 25. Country singer Neal McCoy, along with four cheerleaders with the Dallas Cowboys met with Mildenhall servicemembers during the USO European Tour January 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Jerry Fleshman)

Country singer Neal McCoy, signs an autograph for Staff Sgt. Randy Stinnett, 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, inside the wing headquarters conference room Jan. 25. Mr. McCoy, along with four members of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders met with Mildenhall servicemembers during the United Services Organization European Tour January 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Jerry Fleshman)