Toby Keith Concludes USO Tour

Toby Keith has concluded his ninth USO tour and returned to the U.S. He and his band traveled approximately 20,000 miles during the 12-day tour for U.S. service members stationed abroad. Keith signed nearly 6,000 photos provided by the USO in addition to his autographs on personal photos, guitars and other items. The tour stopped at 11 different installations in Kuwait, Bahrain and Iraq, as well as two ships at sea, the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier and the guided missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf. He saw 18,000 service members. He was also among the troops when Osama bin Laden was killed. “It’s a great day to be an American,” he said on Monday (May 2). “I’ve been telling you for a decade that the U.S. military would hunt down and kill world enemy No. 1. While traveling abroad I am blown away by the positive coverage by the world media. There is a consensus in the world media I have never seen before. Thanks to our commander in chief for having cojones to finish this job, but the mission is far from over.”