WATCH: Army Veteran Gives his Purple Heart to Country Singer Brantley Gilbert

That is a major honor. Incredible.

Brantley Gilbert‘s commitment to the men and women of the United States Military is so real that a US Army Veteran, Justin Patterson, wanted to give something back to Gilbert— one of his Purple Heart medals.

Patterson pulled five tours of duty as an Army sniper in Iraq, winning four Bronze Stars and three Purple Hearts. He served 5 years in Iraq and 2 years in Afghanistan until 2008, when a vehicle he was in was blown up by a bomb planted in a road.

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