Gen. Tommy Franks Tapped for CRS Keynote

Retired Gen. Tommy Franks will be the keynote speaker at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville next year. He agreed to speak in appreciation of country entertainers and country radio’s support of the troops. A four-star Army general, Franks is best known for leading Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq. President George W. Bush awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom last year. Neal McCoy, whose new album includes a recitation from Franks, will introduce the general to the industry audience.