When Fox News Radio host Todd Starnes invited a U.S. Army acoustic band to perform at his annual radio Christmas show, the initial reaction from the military branch was enthusiastic but noncommittal. The Fox Radio Christmas show is “a two-hour extravaganza filmed in Memphis – featuring special guest performers, celebrities, a full orchestra and the Bellevue Baptist Church Singing Christmas Tree, wrote Starnes, the host of “Fox News & Commentary,” which is heard on hundreds of radio stations.

Knowing his audience honors the military, he wanted this year to feature the Six-String Soldiers of the U.S. Army Field Band, a four-member group that performs American, folk, bluegrass and Irish music. The U.S. Army Field Band is dubbed “the musical ambassadors of the Army.” FULL REPORT