Fort Hood leaders planning Toby Keith concert, cancel command climate survey
FORT HOOD, Texas — Amid a heavy media spotlight on Texas Army base Fort Hood, senior leaders from the installation have decided to host country superstar Toby Keith for a concert The country singer is synonymous with love and support of the United States military.
"What better way to shift the spotlight from the negative to the positive?" said Col. Colin Tobin, installation garrison commander. "We've been feeling the heat from every angle and I know a lot of people are upset with the way things have been handled here lately. Nothing will turn that frown upside down like Toby Keith waving the red, white and blue while we shotgun some Bud Light."
"Oh, and we've also canceled the command-climate survey because social distancing makes it impossible to distribute, or something."
Leadership also announced that Darius Rucker will be the concert's opening act to ensure that all soldiers are represented. "I don't really listen to country other than that song 'Big Green Tractor,' but I love me som…
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