Hello Taylor Nation,
Sgt. Wade Daniel Wilson, 22, was killed in combat in Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. He was also a member of the Taylor Nation, a fan of Taylor Swift.
He was laid to rest in his hometown of Leona. The Sparkly Dressed made a phone call to the family of Sgt. Wilson. She also sent flowers with a personal note, and reportedly will be wearing his dog tags on her next music video. You can read the original story at KBTX.com and MilitaryTimes.com.
Don’t forget to VOTE for Taylor Swift for the 2012 CMT Music Awards! She is nominated for Video of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year both along with the Civil Wars for Safe And Sound and Female Video of the Year for Ours. If it keeps saying you already voted, log off and clear you cache.
Tickets are on sale NOW for Tequila Sunrise, Paul Sidoti‘s tribute band to the Eagles, once again taking the stage at the House of Blues Cleveland on Friday, June 15. Get your tickets on LiveNation.com. You can also RSVP to the event on Facebook.
Coming up in the Calendar!
- May 20: The 2012 Billboard Awards takes place in Las Vegas and is broadcasted live at 8/7c on ABC. Taylor Swift is nominated for Top Country Artist and Top Touring Artist.
- May 21: Tickets go on sale for the 2012 CMT Music Awards at 10am Central Standard Time
- May 27: Elizabeth Huett‘s Birthday.
- May 28: The CMA Fest online entry form period to win tickets to meet and greet lines at Fan Fair Hall closes at CMAfest.com.
- June 1: The notification of the passes to the Fan Fair Hall meet and greet lines are sent out. The passes are picked up at the CMA Fest.
- June 4: Last chance to vote for the 2012 CMT Music Awards.