Semper Fi

Album: Proud To Be Here (Deluxe Edition) (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • This tribute to the Marine Corps appears on the Deluxe edition of Proud To Be Here, the tenth studio album by American Country music artist Trace Adkins. He told The Boot: "A lot of times we go into these combat zones and do the USO trips and there aren't any Marines at the shows. We don't get to go where the Marines are because the Marines are stationed in really hot [dangerous] areas. They won't let us go there and they don't get to come to the shows either because they are out in the middle of nowhere. So we decided we would do a song for the Marine Corps and give it to them. That's really why we did it."
  • "Semper Fidelis," which is Latin for "Always Faithful," is the motto of the US Marine Corps.

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