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Independent singer releases song dedicated to troops

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SEATTLE, Wash. -- Independent singer songwriter David Reynolds released a music video for his new song "In Full Uniform" on Memorial Day today, dedicated to all active duty and veteran military troops.  The music video premiered today via YouTube and regional TV station KPU in Reynolds' hometown of Ketchikan, Alaska.  


Watch the video for "In Full Uniform" now at or on YouTube here.

"In Full Uniform" is a new song from Reynolds' upcoming EP titled "Evergreen," which is set to be released on June 4.  Reynolds was originally asked to write the song for a tribute to veterans compilation album, but he was initially hesitant because he had not experienced military service himself.  One night last winter, Reynolds read the action report detailing his uncle's U.S. Army service in Vietnam, where he gave his life for his country at a young age.

"While imagining what it must have been like to be so young, facing those kinds of experiences, I realized that people are still going through this today," Reynolds said.  "The song seemed to write itself all at once.  It's not a political song.  It is simply a tribute to each individual soldier."

Reynolds grew up in Washington state before moving to Alaska to work as a commercial fisherman by day and musician by night.