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Annabella Seidl, 6, waves her cowgirl hat before country music star Trace Adkins came on stage. Adkins performed on Ramstein Air Base Sunday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The free concert, sponsored by the United Services Organization, was held in a hangar on base.
Annabella Seidl, 6, waves her cowgirl hat before country music star Trace Adkins came on stage. Adkins performed on Ramstein Air Base Sunday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The free concert, sponsored by the United Services Organization, was held in a hangar on base. (Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes)
Annabella Seidl, 6, waves her cowgirl hat before country music star Trace Adkins came on stage. Adkins performed on Ramstein Air Base Sunday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The free concert, sponsored by the United Services Organization, was held in a hangar on base.
Annabella Seidl, 6, waves her cowgirl hat before country music star Trace Adkins came on stage. Adkins performed on Ramstein Air Base Sunday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The free concert, sponsored by the United Services Organization, was held in a hangar on base. (Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes)
Country music artist Trace Adkins performed for hundreds of troops and their families in a hangar on Ramstein Air Base on Sept. 11, 2011, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Country music artist Trace Adkins performed for hundreds of troops and their families in a hangar on Ramstein Air Base on Sept. 11, 2011, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. (Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes)
After heavy rain showers, the sun finally appeared Sept. 11, 2011, to shine through the windows of hangar 3 on Ramstein Air Base and light up Trace Adkins, just as Adkins lit up the hangar with his free concert to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
After heavy rain showers, the sun finally appeared Sept. 11, 2011, to shine through the windows of hangar 3 on Ramstein Air Base and light up Trace Adkins, just as Adkins lit up the hangar with his free concert to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. (Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes)
Troops and their families drove from different U.S. military installations around Germany to watch Trace Adkins' free concert at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The free concert was sponsored by the United Services Organization.
Troops and their families drove from different U.S. military installations around Germany to watch Trace Adkins' free concert at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The free concert was sponsored by the United Services Organization. (Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes)

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Country music star Trace Adkins performed on Ramstein Air Base Sunday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The free concert, sponsored by the United Services Organization, was held in a hangar on base.

"I think it's great he's willing to do this for the troops, perfect timing, couldn't ask for better timing," said U.S. Army SPC Kelly VanTeslaar, a medic at the Coleman Health Clinic in Mannheim Germany. "It's pretty exciting to catch this. I always miss these by a day or two."

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