Scotty McCreery Shares “The Dash” Video For Veteran’s Day
Scotty McCreery is sharing a very special video for Veteran's Day. The video, set to his song, 'The Dash,' features the true story of a marine killed in Afghanistan while his wife was back home expecting their 1st child. Click to watch the very moving video and the story behind it.
In a post on his Facebook page, Scotty says he learned of the story from his bass player, Nathan Thomas who is cousins with the family who suffered the tragic loss.
It is a great reminder of the sacrifice our military-and their families-make for us
The story is about, Marine Lance Corporal Andrew Carpenter who was killed in Afghanistan near Valentines Day in 2011 during his second tour. His wife, Crissie, was expecting their first child at the time. The video features The Carpenters as they grew up and got married, the outpouring of support for the family in their hometown of Columbia, TN and their son now 3 years old.