NASHVILLE, TN Monday Dec.5.2005 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Great American Country Network and a team of country music artists are getting together to bring U.S. military members closer to their families and loved ones this holiday.

The connection is through the gift of music video dedications during "Great American Dedications," a week of video dedications from and for the men and women of the Armed Forces.

Those who have signed on to host the video dedication blocks, which are a mix of country and holiday favorites, include Buddy Jewell, Heidi Newfield of Trick Pony, Josh Turner, Rockie Lynne and Luke Stricklin, and GAC host Suzanne Alexander.

Dozens of soldiers stationed in Baghdad and military families from all over the country have taped music video dedications and special messages to their loved ones back in the U.S. or overseas for the holidays, which will air all next week on GAC. From December 5th through December 9th, dedications will air at 5 p.m. ET, hosted each night by a well-known recording artist.

The date each guest host will appear is detailed below:

Video Dedication Artist Guest Hosts
Mon. Dec. 5 -- Buddy Jewell -- 2 hours
Tues. Dec. 6 -- Heidi Newfield (Trick Pony) -- 1 hour
Wed. Dec. 7 -- Josh Turner -- 2 hours
Thurs. Dec. 8 -- Suzanne Alexander & Rockie Lynne -- 2 hours
Fri. Dec. 9 -- Luke Stricklin -- 1 hour

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