For the sixth year in a row, Rockie will be the headline entertainer at the main stage at the Rolling Thunder® demonstration in Washington, D.C. on the National Mall. This year is the 30th Anniversary of this annual event, located on in front of the Reflecting Pool, immediately following the Rolling Thunder ‘Ride For Freedom.” Performance time: Approximately 1:00 p.m.
Rockie was made an official commemorative partner by the Department Of Defense's Vietnam War 50th Commemorative Commission.
Lt. General Mick Kicklighter, Director of the Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration Program, was on hand at a recent ceremony in New York City to present Rockie with the official certificate for this noteworthy partnership.
The Vietnam War 50th Commemorative Commission was estabilished to properly commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and Rockie will be working with the General Kicklighter and his staff in the coming months to give our Vietnam Veterans the long overdue 'thank you and welcome home' that they deserve. www.vietnamwar50th.com
Rockie Lynne was in NYC on Veterans Day where he helped the Department Of Defense '50th Commemorative Commission' honor our Vietnam veterans during the televised parade. He also performed at a post-parade reception sponsored by city and the United War Veteran Counsel.
Rockie pays tribute to our Vietnam Veterans with the staff and guests of the 50th Commemorative Commission.
With New York City Chamber of Commerce at post-parade reception.
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Pictured here prior to the ceremony with Gold Star parents, Cindy & Roger Kaske, and Executive Director of Midwest Emmys, John Murray.
'Vets Helping Vets' presented Rockie Lynne with a custom vest for his efforts to honor Oregon's fallen soldiers and their families. It was presented to him following the Tribute To The Troops Oregon memorial ride and concert.
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Rockie and the band were humbled by the efforts of the 'HONOR AND REMEMBER' organization as they presented commemorative flags to 32 families at the annual banquet for the families of Virginia. The organization's mission is to create, establish and promote a nationally recognized flag that would fly continuously as a visible reminder to all Americans of the lives lost in defense of our national freedoms. All Military lives lost not only in action but also in service, from our nation’s inception to present day. Rockie's concert performance and the evening's ceremony were the in an effort to honor and remember the sacrifices made by those who paid the ultimate price for our nation.
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Rockie and band performed in Chicago for the Illinois Chapter of Tribute To The Troops. Rockie is co-founder of this charity, which is celebrating its 8th year with the official launching of the Illinois Chapter. Rockie is with some of the Illinois Gold Star Mothers in this photo.
Rockie was invited to perform at the 9th Annual “Battle Of The Badges” in Chicago where he performed “Boy In A Uniform” to honor the fallen. Last year, the city of Chicago lost four police officers and five fire fighters in the line of duty.
Pictured from L to R: Chicago Fire Fighter’s Union (Local 2) President, Tom Ryan; Vice President of Local 2, Tim O’Brien; Rockie Lynne and Tom Kroll.
During intermission, Rockie and the band performed a tribute to the United States Armed Forces, which honored Chicago’s own Marine Corp Sergeant Michael Mendoza, who received the Silver Star as well as two Purple Hearts for his valor and service.
Rockie and his band had the pleasure of performing at the fifth annual "Rockin' For The Troops" Concert in Chicago. The concert is headlined by Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band.
Rockie met MTV reality show star, Mike "The Situation" from the hit show, "Jersey Shore." Rockie was not embarrassed to admit that he had never seen the show before and had no idea who "The Situation" was until that moment.
Rockie Lynne recently returned to Albuquerque for the second year in a row to help raise funds and awareness for New Mexico’s largest homeless shelter on their annual benefit banquet.
This year’s performance featured a special song entitled “Hand Up” written and performed by Lynne specifically for Joy Junction. The song was inspired by his visit to the shelter last year. A digital download is currently available on iTunes. All proceeds will benefit Joy Junction.
Pictured here is Rockie with Joy Junction CFO Joe Krall and CEO and Founder Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D.
Immediately following a performance for the 2010 Vietnam Veterans Of America Leadership Conference, Rockie was presented with a Medal Of Achievement to recognize his efforts in support of the United States Armed Forces and, in particular, our Vietnam Veterans.
Pictured is John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America.
Rockie and the band recently performed a show for troops and staffers at Kirtland Airforce Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Pictured here (L to R) Band members, Tony McCamy and Kevin Douglas; Rockie Lynne; Mr. David Seely, Kirland Partnership Committee; Brig. Gen. Everett Thomas, Commander, Nuclear Weapons Center; Brig. Gen. John Thompson, Air Force Program Executive Officer; Band member, Michael Dearing; Col. (Retired) Charles Thomas, Kirtland Partnership Committee; Col. Donald Conley, Commander, 377th Mission Support Group.
Rockie Lynne was back on the set of Twin Cities Live to talk about his new album and give a live performance! Rockie also talks about performing in small Minnesota venues, at the Grand Ole Opry, and for the troops! Click HERE to see the video.
Rockie recently performed on NYC's Fox 5 Affiliate. Pictured with hosts Greg Kelly and Rosanna Scotto.
LZ LAMBEAU by Wide Angle Productions won the Midwest Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for Special Event Program - Edited
Rockie and Songs for Soldiers is featured in the New Music section of People Country Edition (July 2010).
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Rockie is co-founder of charity organization TRIBUTE TO THE TROOPS. www.tributetothetroops.org
Check out this behind the scenes footage of his recording session.