Soldiers create country duo, release Memorial Day tribute song

First Lt. Andrew Yacovone and First Lt. Justin Wright are two Army Rangers with a dream.

They want to play country music.

Currently deployed in Afghanistan, the pair first met during their first day of infantry basic training in 2014. They quickly discovered they had much more in common than just their love for their country.

They loved country music.

"I called out to the crowd and asked if anyone played the guitar," Andrew told ABC News. "Justin was standing there right next to me and said 'heck yeah, I play the guitar."

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From there, the two now known as Interstate 10 would record their first single, release their first EP and, debut their Memorial Day tribute music video for their song "I'm Gonna Miss You," recorded in Afghanistan on Memorial Day.

The duo will donate $500 to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation if the video reaches 100,000 views on YouTube before midnight on Memorial Day. It had more than 170,000 as of Monday morning.