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Best memorial country songs for military heroes

Lee Brice performs his #1 song "I Drive Your Truck" with Army Sgt. Christiana Ball during ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops in Las Vegas on April 7, 2014
Lee Brice performs his #1 song "I Drive Your Truck" with Army Sgt. Christiana Ball during ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops in Las Vegas on April 7, 2014
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Whether you have the difficult task of picking funeral songs, or you’re looking for patriotic songs for Memorial Day or Veteran’s Day, country music artists have performed some of the most meaningful songs to honor fallen soldiers. With songs ranging from those inspired by actual battles to those that express longing for someone who has passed on, there are many country artists who have eloquently put into words the magnitude of grief experienced when a soldier is killed in the line of duty.

Carrie Underwood performs during the 2014 All-Star Salute to the Troops
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Whether you’re goal is to honor military veterans or comfort a grieving family, you’ll find some beautiful lyrics among the country military songs in the following list.

If You’re Reading This - Tim McGraw

The Other Little Soldier - Josh Gracin

8th of November - Big & Rich

God, Family & Country - Craig Morgan

Home - Dierks Bentley

Just A Dream - Carrie Underwood

See You Again - Carrie Underwood

Have You Forgotten - Darryl Worley

Somebody's Someone - Lonestar

There You’ll Be - Faith Hill

Who You'd Be Today - Kenny Chesney

Lost - Little Big Town

I Drive Your Truck - Lee Brice

Soldiers and Jesus - James Otto

Arlington - Trace Adkins

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