SALUTE TO THE TROOPS: IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE

Posted on Monday, May 11th, 2015 in PBS News.
May
11

President and Mrs. Obama host a PBS music special from the White House, with an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States. Performances by Mary J. Blige, Common, John Fogerty, Willie Nelson, Romeo Santos, and active duty military members U.S. Army Sgt. Christiana R. Ball, U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Matt Smith and Capt. John Ed Auer. There also will be 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. SALUTE TO THE TROOPS: IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE airs on Friday, May 22, 9 PM, on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.