Soldier-turned-country singer Ryan Daniel will perform Saturday on Fort Benning from 11 a.m.-1 p.m..
Daniel will play selections from his debut album, "Love Life and Memories," to include a track titled "Unknown Soldier," a song was written about 15 years ago by Bob Dellaposta and Todd French.
"The song hit me because I served 10 years in the Air Force", Daniel said, "and once a soldier, always a soldier. You feel those emotions of war for the rest of your life."
"If the President says we are going to war, whether you agree or not, you go," he continues. "That's what we signed up for, that's our duty, that's just what we do. And in some cases you might be the Unknown Soldier."
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Daniel has been deployed to the Middle East several times, according to a press release. While in the service, he was selected to join the elite musical touring group "Tops in Blue." As a member of this prestigious Air Force production, Daniel toured all over the world, entertaining an estimated 250,000 troops and civilians alike.
This opportunity led to him meeting his producer, Barry Best. In August of 2005, Daniel left the military to pursue his dream of music.