“In Performance at the White House” Salutes the Troops
With Veterans Day just around the corner, ThinkTV and CET will be broadcasting a new special – A Salute to the Troops: In Performance at the White House. This program, a PBS music special from the South Lawn of the White House, will feature Mary J. Blige, Common, John Fogerty, Willie Nelson, Romeo Santos, and also active duty military members U.S. Army SGT. Christiana R. Ball, U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Matt Smith and Capt. John Ed Auer.
The production is also working with the USO for a performance by Daughtry via satellite of their USO concert at Yokota Air Base in Japan as well as a live-viewing audience of troops from the USO Warrior and Family Center at Fort Belvoir in Virginia. In addition to the CET and ThinkTV broadcast, PBS will be broadcast the show on Veterans Day via the Armed Forces Network for American service men and women and civilians at U.S. Department of Defense locations around the world.
Here’s the broadcast schedule:
CET: Friday, Nov. 7, at 9pm
ThinkTV16: Sunday, Nov. 9, at 3pm
ThinkTV14: Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 8pm