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Jay DeMarcus, from left, Gary LeVox and Joe Don Rooney, of Rascal Flatts, arrive at the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

When you become a big-time country music superstar with hits on the tops of the charts and everyone knows your name, it can be easy to fall into the traps of fame. Before you know it, you become more interested in how much money is in your bank account than how much heart is in your songs.

But not Rascal Flatts.

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In fact, the country trio made up of Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney has had a longstanding tradition throughout their career to always be sure to remain committed to the causes that mean the most to them.

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So it comes as no surprise that the three talented man announced plans in mid-April to perform at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games. The Games is known as the only international competition of wounded warriors, with the event drawing more than 500 athletes in 14 countries this year.

Rascal Flatts will join other performers Flo Rida, Phillip Phillips, Jordan Smith and Rachel Platten at the ceremony taking place on May 12 at Disney World.

Tricia Despres is a senior correspondent for Rare Country, based out of Chicago. Join the conversation on Twitter at @RareCountry. We would love to see y’all there.
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