The USS Vicksburg served as a backdrop for a concert that was broadcast around the globe on the Pentagon Channel and streamed online.
Tyler Farr warmed up the crowd shortly after sunset.
“If it wasn’t for those people out there that take their time and sacrifice their lives and being away from their families and kids we would not have country music we wouldn’t be able to live in a country where I can write songs,” Farr said.
At 8:15, country superstar took the stage to thunderous applause.
Even those in the crowd that brought chair spent most of the show on their feet.