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"Great American Country" host Nan Kelley speaks with U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Loheide about his injuries and commitment to helping other Soldiers as they heal at the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion, during an adaptive tennis session at Fort Campbell, Ky., May 20, 2013 (U.S. Army photo by Stacy Rzepka/Released)

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - "Great American Country" host Nan Kelley speaks with Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Loheide May 20, during an adaptive tennis session at Fort Campbell, about his injuries and commitment to helping other soldiers as they heal at the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion.

Loheide, who earned a Silver Star Medal for his heroic actions on the battlefield, currently serves as the noncommissioned officer in charge of the WTB Adaptive Reconditioning Program.

Loheide introduced a segment on "Great American Country's Top 20 Countdown," which will air on the channel Memorial Day weekend.

Viewers can watch the segment honoring Fort Campbell soldiers during a special Memorial Day Top 20 Country Countdown. In addition to Loheide's interview, Nan Kelley and country music artist and co-host Craig Morgan rappel off the Air Assault Tower at the Sabalauski Air Assault School and speak to wounded, injured and ill soldiers who are healing through music therapy.

Tune in to "Great American Country," May 24 at 7, 9 and 11 p.m., May 25 at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., May 26 at 11 a.m., and Memorial Day May 27 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. CST.


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Date Taken:05.20.2013

Date Posted:05.21.2013 17:21

Location:FORT CAMPBELL, KY, USGlobe

Hometown:NEW YORK, NY, US

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