WHAT: USO Tour to Middle East Featuring MercyMe
WHEN: Summer 2011
WHERE: Middle East
Note. Due to security reasons, the countries and tour dates cannot be released at this time.
WHY: Jim Bryson, Nathan Cochran, Barry Graul, Bart Millard, Michael Scheuchzer and Robby Shaffer of MercyMe will soon depart on their first USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour. The band is scheduled to visit two countries and perform three shows as part of their eight-day USO experience. In addition to delivering their uplifting performances to troops, the band will sign autographs, pose for photos and extend America’s gratitude to our service men and women serving abroad.
Avid supporters of the U.S. armed forces the band routinely donates concert tickets to troops and their families and have invited fans to leave words of encouragement for service men and women on their website. Additionally, their 2009 release “Finally Home” was dedicated to our nation’s heroes.