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He took a trip to a combat zone in Afghanistan and as Billy Ray Cyrus was performing -- began going off in the background.
But that didn't stop the country music star from -- -- not.
Inspired by our brave men and women serving overseas he kept on going and now that wonderful moment has inspired his latest record called climb and American.
And Billy Ray Cyrus BRC.
Joins us live -- -- -- couldn't be with you is that accurate yeah you're you're doing -- -- bombs are going up and and somebody in the audience stood up and said what.
Keep going mr.
Cyrus were used to it -- -- -- -- it was.
During the song some gave all and some gave volume and cause song I wrote about a Vietnam veteran back in 1980 -- now.
How they requested song from the troops to come over so -- actually flew over with admiral Mullen.
It and and what we would do in both directly and Afghanistan as -- land and sometimes we're going to slow it extremely hot zones and then.
He'd go off into meetings and -- go to different little places and entertain the troops in this one particular place outside of Kabul.
Back in the mountains.
Right in the middle of some gave all.
The bombs went off and just happened be a -- in the song for be pause in certain echo going through the mountains and and I just hung onto the spot -- the boom boom boom within -- area.
No not at the time it was more of like just looking at those brave faces and -- go back at me in that one soldier stood up and said.
Keep going mr.
SARS we're used to it.
So that was a reality check crewman on just kick correct they can now all gave song some -- involvement that some stood through for the red let -- -- the thoughtful and it was.
Tomorrow what I'll never forget and I knew at that time that I was gonna come back and now.
Re record some -- balls ironically it was.
Twenty years I wrote the song in 1980 NAND and that was in December of 2009 men and Sunday -- I was gonna re record the song and now.
Luckily got -- joined by some great.
Great American heroes on this great singers Jamie Johnson Craig Morgan girl -- join me on that some gave all on this.
New track -- American and I just decide that -- and make the whole album for the troops because area.
They certainly deserve it the sacrifice that -- seen in doing this new show on TLC going into their homes -- surprise homecoming and -- go into their homes and talk to the kids the moms and dads.
The wives the husbands that that stay at home -- there.
There folks are serving overseas I believe we have a clip of that of the new show let's OK from surprise homecoming -- new show on TLC tickle look.
Welcome my hero.
And -- Crabtree.
It chills watching that -- -- little kids faces are just shock and disbelief became very -- hard to do that show but it it is tough but that right there.
Kept -- captain Crabtree American hero he did four tours in Iraq and -- imagine that you know and he comes home surprises these kids in and actually got to see his little baby for the first time.
Those are the -- stories that just it just breaks your heart and you you think about it.
This is one family how many other thousands of families are going through these similar kinds of things you're the perfect person to do that show because you're so dedicated to our -- -- you know when they asked about it it just felt like.
-- something I really wanted to do.
Passion project for sure and this is again my chance to say thanks to our brave men and women.
For the service and sacrifice and begin the kids in the sacrifice that they make so.
You know all of us in America I think this is a great time for us to have applaud and salute our our men and women in uniform.
Speaking to kids your daughter Miley Cyrus.
I'm get -- three women at my house have been talking a big fans there's.
Is there a possibility she's engaged to that guy now.
Now they've heard that rumor -- -- -- rumor about what I don't believe the rumors you know they would tell you as the father.
Yeah yeah mission Bob -- fidelity doesn't Greg Abbott -- just -- I.
Hope he would do the old fashioned thing and call you up and ask for her hand if in fact that was gonna happen.
But I -- to talk to about something else that OK dear to your heart which is at CO PD URURD.
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