Country music and patriotism go together like apple pie and ice cream (a pretty all-American treat!). American anthems have been fan-favorite country songs for decades; the genre's artists have created a slew of tunes that proudly proclaim the beauty and benefits of the United States of America, and show support for those fighting to keep it that way.

Which of country music's patriotic songs is your favorite? The Boot has selected 12 to choose from in the poll below; you can vote for your pick as often as once per hour. If you don't see your song of choice in the running, let us know in the comments section!

Country Artists Wearing the American Flag

Unforgettable Country Music Military Moments