Nashville, Tenn. (June 10, 2021) — In case you missed it, Operation Song was spotlighted on TBN‘s Huckabee over the weekendin honor of the newly released A Salute to Gold Star Families albumThe Nashville-based non-profit organization, founded by GRAMMY® and Dove Award nominated songwriter Bob Regan, launched the recording project as a tribute to fallen heroes. It includes eight tracks written by Gold Star family members who were teamed with professional songwriters.

Gold star mother Tammy Bass appeared with Regan during the broadcast. She co-wrote the single, “Live and Die a Marine,” with hit songwriter Victoria Banks in honor of her son, Cpl. David A. Bass, who died while serving in Iraq. 

Watch the segment HERE.

All proceeds from the album will be used for continued programming and services. Operation Song programs are always provided at no expense to veterans, active-duty military and their families.

A Salute to Gold Star Families is available where music is sold digitally. To purchase the CD or get more information on the organization, visit

Operation Song – “A Salute to Gold Star Families” Track Listing:
1. “My Hero, My Soldier, My Son” (4:17) Written by family member Nanette West, Operation Song Publishing (ASCAP); Jenn Franklin, Diva Down Publishing (ASCAP)
2.  “Live and Die a Marine” (3:07) Written by family member Tammy Bass, Operation Song Publishing (ASCAP); Victoria Banks, Banks a Million Music (BMI)  
3. “Harleys in Heaven” (4:15) Written by family member Heather Von Loh, Operation Song Publishing (ASCAP); Hunter Wolkonowski (ASCAP)
4.  “That Would Be Ben” (3:29) Written by family member Dennis Leftrick, Operation Song Publishing (ASCAP); Aaron G. Barker Sr. dba SkyMonkey Music (BMI)
5. “Go Thank a Marine” (3:21) Written by family member Jenny Newsom, Operation Song Publishing (ASCAP); Becca Rae Greene (BMI)
 6. “Gold Star Mom” (3:33) Written by family member Karen Kennedy, Operation Song Publishing (ASCAP); Marc Beeson, Son of Ron Songs/Downtown DLJ Songs (ASCAP)
 7. “Angelversary” (2:56) Written by family members Taylor, Lyndsey, Wendall, Shaun and Dylan Pelham, Operation Song Publishing (ASCAP); Stephen J. Williams, Pier Pressure Music (SESAC)
 8. “Love, JT” (4:56) Written by family member Mary Byers, Operation Song Publishing (ASCAP); Cindy Morgan, Little Green Bike Music administered through Reach Music Songs (BMI)

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