CanadianArmyNews: Soldier writes "rock anthem" for troops
My regular readers know who MCpl Elton Adams is. "Lock and Load" is his latest video...
From the official Canadian Army site:
Soldier writes "rock anthem" for troops
Monday, March 07, 2011Ottawa, Ontario — Master Corporal Elton Adams, of 1st Canadian Air Division Headquarters, is the composer, lyricist and performer of “Lock and Load (With Canada's Heroes),” a song that has the potential to become a rock anthem for today's Canadian Army.
His biggest hit in the CF community, “What a Soldier Left Behind,” earned him both a colonel and a general's commendation. This led him to perform at many Support the Troops functions, including an opportunity to perform with Blue Rodeo in Afghanistan.
Inspired by the troops
MCpl Adams was inspired to write “Lock and Load (With Canada's Heroes)” because he wanted to honour the efforts of Canadian troops throughout the last decade. “These incredible young soldiers did not hesitate to venture into some of the toughest and most dangerous parts of the world, leaving their young families behind to handle the everyday burdens of the home front,” he says. ...(More here)
Thank YOU, MCpl Adams!