Tim McGraw to give 25 mortgage-free homes to members of the military.

Tim McGraw performing for the United States Air Force in…

Tim McGraw performing for the United States Air Force in 2003. U.S. Air Force photo by Budd Butcher.

The country music superstar is giving away 25 mortgage-free houses — one for each stop on his upcoming “Brothers of the Sun” tour with Kenny Chesney — to wounded or needy service members.

McGraw will kick off the campaign with a Memorial Day concert for military members at New York City’s Beacon Theatre during Fleet Week.

“My sister’s a veteran, my uncle’s a veteran, my grandfather was a veteran, one of my best friends is a veteran,” McGraw said in an interview. “I’ve known people my whole life who are in service to America. And I think in my position to be able to do something like that is probably the ultimate thing. So to be able to go on tour and provide sort of a stable foundation for a veteran and their family is something I really look forward to.”

Source: Chris Talbott for the Associated Press.

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  • Gus in Jefferson Parish, LA!

    Thanks Tim! We appreciate it!

  • Matt in Oklahoma

    Awesome!