Sony MASTERWORKS announces the signing of 4TROOPS.   Their debut self-titled CD will be available on May 11th with a portion of the proceeds from the sales to benefit veteran-related organizations.   Sony chose to release the album during Armed Forces Week (May 8-May 15) which honors Americans serving in all five services — Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard.

4TROOPS are United States combat veterans – three young men and one woman who served on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan.   While overseas, music played a crucial and very personal role in all of their lives.   They would sing at everything from large military events to more intimate settings, where they would jam in their bunk after a long day in the field and try to recall a slice of home.   They also used their voices at somber occasions like memorial services, where they would sing to remember those that had been lost. 4TROOPS now come together for a singular purpose: to sing on behalf of all troops, to honor their sacrifices and to create awareness for their needs.

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