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Multimedia Release -- Military Families Get A Memorial Day Surprise From Outback Steakhouse(R) And Tim McGraw

CHICAGO, May 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As Memorial Day weekend kicks-off, Country music superstar Tim McGraw teamed up with Outback Steakhouse® and Operation Homefront to surprise ten families from across the country that have a long family history of military service at a lunch at a local Outback in Chicago. Surprise guest, McGraw, thanked the families for their dedication to the military while guests from all generations shared their personal stories about a family member that inspired them to serve. The event was part of Outback's ongoing support of the military and their families.

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"It is always an honor to spend time with our armed forces, and it was a privilege to be part of today's lunch at Outback Steakhouse," said Tim McGraw. "Like all of our honorees today, I come from a military family with multiple generations who have served, and I understand the commitment, dedication and sacrifice it takes to serve our country."

Operation Homefront, the national non-profit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded veterans, worked with Outback to identify active and retired service members and invited them to Chicago for a special experience to pay tribute to their families' service. The honorees knew they'd be treated to lunch, but McGraw's appearance was a surprise. The military service members who attended the event along with their families included:
  • Isa McIntyre- Bethesda, MD
  • James Van Thach- Bellerose Manor, NY
  • John Wiernasz- Spooner, WI
  • Thomas English- Williamston, MI
  • Michael Welch- Yankton, SD
  • Linda Brashears- Romeoville, IL
  • Mitchell Nihart- Elkhart, IN
  • Sonja Martin- Highland Park, IL
  • Scott Williams- Channahon, IL
  • Kyle Radke- Elgin, IL

"As we take time this Memorial Day to remember those who've given their lives in service to our nation, we also wanted to honor families who have a long-standing history of military service," said Outback Steakhouse Chief Marketing Officer, Mike Kappitt. "Outback Steakhouse is dedicated to supporting our troops and Operation Homefront's mission, and we were excited to work with our friend, Tim McGraw, to help organize this special event for these inspiring military families."

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