NDIA to Present Trace Adkins with Eisenhower Award
Arlington, VA – Country star Trace Adkins will be presented with NDIA’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Award on the evening of Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the NDIA Annual Award Dinner. The black tie event will take place at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, VA and will honor Adkins as an exceptional leader and advocate for America’s servicemen and servicewomen.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Award recognizes the significant contributions Dwight David Eisenhower made as President of the United States and as General of the Army to the long-term strategic posture of America’s defense industrial base. The award is given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions toward increasing public awareness of our national defense needs. Adkins has been a staunch supporter of our men and women in uniform, as demonstrated by ten USO tours, frequent visits with wounded warriors, and private meetings with families of fallen soldiers.
About Trace Adkins
Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts and sold over 10 million albums, cumulatively. The Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is a TV personality, actor, author, spokesman for the American Red Cross, for whom he raised over $1.5 million dollars as POST /sitecore/shell/Controls/Rich Text Editor/EditorPage.aspx?da=core