Arlington by Trace Adkins is a tear-jerking song. It is sung from the viewpoint of a soldier who gets killed in a battle and is buried at the Arlington National Cemetery. This beautiful song was inspired by United States Marine Corps Corporal Patrick Nixon, who died in a battle in 2003. If you love a good song and have a soft spot for our incredible troops, then you will definitely break down while listening to this!

Corporal Patrick Nixon’s dad was a Vietnam War veteran. Nixon dreamt of being a history teacher after his service came to an end. But unfortunately, on March 30, 2003, he and eight of his squad members got caught in a terrifying fire when they were ambushed by terrorist insurgents while trying to secure a bridge. He and his team will forever be remembered till the end of time via this beautiful song.

Watch the heartbreaking song in the video below and let us know how you felt watching it in the comments section!


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