OPERATION TROOP AID HONORS KID ROCK WITH 2014 “PATRIOT AWARD”
Nashville, Tenn. (November 19, 2014) – Operation Troop Aid
(OTA), a nonprofit organization which supports U.S. Troops, honored
award-winning, multi-platinum selling humanitarian Kid Rock, last week
in Nashville, Tennessee, with the 2014 Operation Troop Aid “Patriot
Presented annually by OTA to celebrities that champion the men and
women serving in the American Armed Forces, the rock star was awarded
the Eagle Trophy for his countless endeavors to support troops overseas
and at local hospitals and for supporting numerous military charities.
Well known for his role as an American Patriot, Kid Rock, has performed
at various military bases and continues to meet military personnel at
every concert appearance.
“Kid Rock is one of the most giving entertainers I have ever met,”
says OTA founder and executive director Mark Woods. “He really gets it…
Last year, Kid Rock challenged his fans to help raise money to send
care packages to the troops. In one short month, we were able to ship
over 500 care packages just in time for the holidays. His art, legacy of
family and Spirit of Patriotism is exactly why this award exists.”
Kid Rock joins past Patriot Award recipients Hank Williams Jr., Toby
Keith, Darryl Worley, Aaron Tippin, Gary Sinise, Charlie Daniels, Mark
Wills, and KISS.