I recently started re-thinking about getting back into photography once again. I am restructuring my blog as well. tonight I ran across this photo I took at the Oregon Jamboree in 2010. I had this Photo hanging on my office wall for years. It was a photo that made a lot of people stop and say is that George Strait when he was younger? I would tell them The photo is Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Buckley and he was living his dream serving his country as a recruiter for the Army and singing for his country fans.
I had the opportunity to visit with Buckly backstage at the Oregon Jamboree in 2010. Buckley told me It is an honor and a privilege to be a singer and a recruiter for the ARMY.
In 2010 Buckley was stationed at Fort Knox, Ky., and had spent the last two years of his 16-year Army career traveling around the country performing with the purpose of bringing awareness to the Army
During his Oregon Jamboree show seven men and women from Oregon were sworn in during his performance.
Buckley told me, he and his crew try incorporate something extra into their performance, such as a
swearing in like they had during his performance at the Jamboree in 2010.
While serving in his current assignment, he has been booked at venues with country superstars, Toby Keith, Big & Rich,Kenny Chesney and Brooks & Dunn.