Rising Country songwriter and performing artist, Dallas Remington, took part in the VetLinx Community Partnership for Veterans at Fort Negley Park in Nashville to celebrate Flag Day by singing the National Anthem as well as Happy Birthday to the United States Army, celebrating 247 years.
The ceremonial event was commemorated by a welcome speech by Col. Jim Bachman US. Army (Ret), and the presentation of colors was delivered by the Vanderbilt ROTC Battalion. The invocation was by Chaplain Richard Andrews Farrwe, USMC. Guest speakers included Fort Negley Museum Coordinator, Krista Castillo and VetLinx Founder and CEO, Laurel Bowman and Veterans Outreach Coordinator, Mary V Deel.
In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by the resolution of the Second Continental Congress.
“It was such an honor to be asked to sing our National Anthem at this amazing event for the second year! What a beautiful ceremony paying tribute to Old Glory and all of our service men and women!” exclaimed Dallas Remington.
“On this Flag Day 2022, VetLinx is so honored to have Dallas back with us again this year to share in the celebration of our Flag. What an amazing talent, with a wonderful heart, big personality and love for our country,” expressed VetLinx Chief Operations Officer Faye Baldwin. “Dallas is a fast-rising star and we appreciate her spending the day with us and look forward to seeing her again in October for our Veterans event.”
VetLinx established the first Community Partnership Program for Veterans in Middle Tennessee in 2011 and became a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in 2013. VetLinx is an all-Volunteer organization and represents various organizations in Middle Tennessee.
About Dallas Remington:
Dallas Remington has sass and class. A country recording artist and songwriter who knows who she is and what she wants. The Kentucky-born, fifth-generation farming family member took the plunge and moved to Nashville at the age of 15 to pursue her dreams of a country music career. In 2020, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, Dallas released “Uncommon Man” a song dedicated to her father and all essential employees. It has since crossed 700k organic streams on Spotify alone and charted #43 on the Billboard Country Indicator Chart as well as #24 on the MusicRow Country Breakout Chart and #4 on the CDX True Indie Chart! A Dallas Remington performance includes a variety of songs, from her originals like “Uncommon Man,” “Found Her Freedom,” (MusicRow Breakout Chart Top 60), “Never Turned Around”(#37 MusicRow Breakout Chart), “Boy In A Band” (#41 MusicRow Breakout Chart), and “Huntin’ Season” (#32 MusicRow Breakout Chart & #9 CDX True Indie.) Pre-pandemic, Dallas played an average of 100+ shows and events a year, including solo and full band sets. Dallas and her band closed out the 2020 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo just a few days before the Covid shutdown. In 2021, Dallas released her first Billboard Indicator top 40, “Princess,” which also landed in the top 40 on the MusicRow Country Breakout Chart. In addition to her radio airplay, she enjoyed the success of over a million views of the supporting video and her first CMT feature. In addition to her radio single, Dallas also released “American Soil,” “Wild In The Woods” and her countrified cover of the Metallica signature song, “Enter Sandman,” to all digital platforms in 2021. Watch for Dallas on the road in 2022 and get ready for more new music coming your way!