Wright Honored by Auxiliary

Chely Wright has been named woman of the year by the American Legion’s Auxiliary. Wright was honored for her work with the Reading, Writing and Rhythm Foundation and for her continued support for the U.S. military. Wright this year became the first U.S. female entertainer to perform in Baghdad. Past recipients include first lady Laura Bush, former Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole and NASA astronaut Kathryn Thornton. 8/28/03