The National Defense recovers from their New Year's celebrations by grabbing
a slice of pizza with an old friend of the program, Mark Evans, from Pizza 4
Patriots. Mark and his son cooked up an idea to provide pizza for troops on
active duty overseas. With the Super Bowl coming up, Mark fills us in on his
plans for 2016, including the big game, Veterans Day, and more. For more
information check out the Pizza 4 Patriots website.
Come Back Home was written in the wake of me losing my longtime drummer and former Army soldier John C. Williams. But the song started off as a reflection of how a military couple deals with separation. After the release of Come Back Home, Johns little brother was killed by an IED in Iraq. His name was Blake Williams. His platoon used this track as the audio to a memorial slide show presentation they did in March of 2008. It was for all the courageous men and women they had lost in the month of March.
I am humbled by their service to our great country and I hope this song brings them some peace. My father served in Vietnam and I truly appreciate their dedication and bravery."