In Honor of Veterans Day, 11 of Our Favorite Country Songs That Pay Tribute to Members of the U.S. Military

Veterans Day is a chance to honor all military veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. There are so many ways to pay tribute to a veteran—a tip of the hat, a hearty handshake or even a simple “thank you.” You could also dedicate one of these 11 country tunes, in honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, to your favorite vet.

While there are lots of great patriotic songs like Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A.” and Brooks & Dunn’s “Only in America,” we tried to select songs that focused on soldiers or their families for this playlist. Enjoy, and thanks to all of the veterans who have served our country.

1. “Travelin’ Soldier”

Bruce Robison

2. “Still in Saigon”

Charlie Daniels Band

3. “Soldier’s Last Letter”

Ernest Tubb

4. “They Also Serve”

John Conlee

5. “Dear Uncle Sam”

Loretta Lynn

6. “Arlington”

Trace Adkins

7. “Letters From Home”

John Michael Montgomery

8. “Riding With Private Malone”

David Ball

9. “At Mail Call Today”

Gene Autry

10. “American Soldier”

Toby Keith

11. “If You’re Reading This”

Tim McGraw

Our 11 Favorite Country Military Tribute Songs Playlist on YouTube, Spotify and Apple Music

YouTubeListen Now

SpotifyListen Now

Apple MusicListen Now


JUNE 14, 2019

Rob Lowe played Deputy White House Communications Director Sam Seaborn on The West Wing for four years between 1999 and 2003 before returning for the final episodes in 2006. When asked about a possible reboot, he envisions a President Seaborn.  Lowe said, “Of course I’m in.  I’m in my suit ready to play Sam Seaborn…

JUNE 13, 2019

JUSTIN BIEBER admitted he wasn’t serious about fighting TOM CRUISE. “I don’t know him. The story is I saw an interview with him, and he was just on my mind.  It was just a random tweet.  I do that stuff sometimes.”   SELENA GOMEZ is the 3rd most-followed person on Instagram, but she doesn’t even…