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Brantley Gilbert Auctioning Off Ram Truck to Benefit Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans

Ram TrucksYou may never be able to chill out with Brantley Gilbert cruising down the road in his truck, but now you can at least own Brantley's truck.  He's been driving a 2012 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn for the past year, and that truck is now up for bid at as part of the Road to the Ram Jam All-Star Country Music Series.

Brantley made sure to take good care of the truck, though he tells ABC News Radio, "We've had it in a mud hole or two, and it's done some donuts.  But it's still in perfect condition."

In order to keep the truck in great shape, Brantley wouldn't allow smoking or dogs in the vehicle.

He says, "You know, I've got a pitbull.  I may or may not have kept that rule, but I hope I broke it in well for 'em."

Proceeds from the sale of Brantley's truck will go to the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, or IAVA.  That organization helps soldiers find work and education when they get out of the service, and Brantley supports military-related causes like this because of his cousin, who is currently serving as a Marine.

"I definitely, definitely support 'em," Brantley says.  "I miss my boy too.  I'm ready for him to come home, so this is my way of kind of keeping in contact."

Brantley is one of five country stars auctioning off their Ram trucks for a good cause.  Kellie Pickler raised more than $36,000 last week for the USO Warrior and Family Care program.  Billy Currington, Easton Corbin and Zac Brown Band are also taking part in the Road to the Ram Jam campaign.

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