Aaron Tippin returns from Iraq tour
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Aaron Tippin returns from Iraq tour

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 – Aaron Tippin returned home Sunday following his fourth tour of Iraq to spend time with U.S. troops there.

Tippin was joined by Fox News contributor Bill Cowan during his 10-day tour, meeting troops, signing autographs and performing several concerts. "It is amazing how well things are going," said Tippin on Iraq's current state. "Once again, our guys and gals have demonstrated that they are the best and most professional warriors on the face of the planet."

This is Tippin's sixth time entertaining the troops since becoming the first singer of any genre to entertain our military in Saudi Arabia during the first Gulf War in 1990, along with Bob Hope.


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