Jamie O’Neal to bring troops holiday greetings
23 Oct 2007
Jamie O'Neal returns to Operation Season's Greetings to perform with musicians from the Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve and the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band. 

Ms. O'Neal will entertain American troops in Southwest Asia and families in Europe Nov. 18 to Dec. 1. 

Joining her will be Latin sensation Melina León, Comedian Dick Hardwick, and the New England Patriots Cheerleaders.
The Operation Season's Greetings tour will visit Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany and perform at Ramstein Air Base, Germany; Incirlik AB, Turkey; RAF Mildenhall, England and deployed locations in Southwest Asia. 

"I'm am thrilled to have Melina León, Dick Hardwick, six of the New England Patriots Cheerleaders and members of the Air Force Band along to accompany me on this tour to entertain U.S. military men and women around the world," said Ms. O'Neal. 

The crowd will be treated to her performing songs from her albums "Brave" and "Shiver," including #1 hits, "When I Think About Angels" and "There is No Arizona."
"Operation Season's Greetings will put on a show that's on par with any high-dollar concert tour," said Dave Ballengee, deputy director of the Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve. "This Air Force tour group will bring state-of-the-art sound, stage and lighting equipment and will put on a show that our troops will never forget." 

Performing as the opening act for the tour is the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Reserve bands playing well-known pop and contemporary favorites. 

To help warm up the crowd, the world champion New England Patriots Cheerleaders are sending six members of their cheerleading squad to accompany the tour.