This time last year, Paisley was asked to hop on Air Force One with the president and head over to Afghanistan to play and thank the troops before Memorial Day. After successfully completing that top secret mission, he received a military challenge coin, a token that could potentially earn him a free drink at any bar for life — somewhat ironic, since the star is actually a teetotaler.

 

“One of my favorite things I have is a military coin,” Paisley proudly says.

“I’ve got everything from the coin from the commander of Air Force One to the president, which wins any bar,” Paisley shares. “But the interesting thing is, I have a coin from the aide that carries the brief case that carries the nuclear codes and all that. He was a great guy, one of the favorites from my trip.”

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