Wounded Warrior Goes To Tim McGraw Concert
Country superstar Tim McGraw was in Boise, Idaho on June 16 for his Emotional Traffic Tour. Tim is a big supporter of our American military men and women and has forged a partnership with Outback Steakhouse, who donates to Operation Homefront. This year, Operation Homefront in partnership with Outback Steakhouse gave a deservering solder tickets to the concert. In addition to two front row concert seats, Sgt.James Donaldson was selected to receive access to the pre-concert party where he was able to meet Tim McGraw. James said there wasn't enough time to do more than shake hands, but he still enjoyed the night. "I ended up shaking hands with Tim McGraw, which was exciting." James said adding, "The concert was amazing, we had excellent seats." Accompanying him to the concert was his fiance, Caliene, who was also thrilled to see Luke Bryan. It was also Caliene's birthday. What a great birthday present!
Sgt. Donaldson was part of a joint mounted patrol with Iraqi police and his Army National Guard Unit HHC 2/116 CAV, Twin Falls, Idaho, when their up-armored M1114 was hit with an IED. He sustained multiple injuries that resulted in right leg, below knee amputation; left leg, above knee amputation and a right index finger amputation. He is currently working on his Associate of Applied Science degree in Information Security and Digital Forensics at the College of Western Idaho. He plans to transfer to Boise State University to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and hopes to work in Government.