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National Memorial Day Concert
National Memorial Day Concert

National Memorial Day Concert

Celebrate Memorial Day and the U.S. armed forces with a live concert at the Capitol.

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2017 National Memorial Day Concert Featured Highlights

Watch a preview of the 2017 National Memorial Day Concert featuring General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), Renée Fleming, Vanessa Williams, Auli'i Cravalho, Scotty McCreery, Five For Fighting, John Ortiz, Christopher Jackson, Ana Ortiz, Ronan Tynan, Russell Watson, Maestro Jack Everly and the NSO, co-hosted by Joe Mantegna and Laurence Fishburne and featuring a WWII tribute presented by Gary Sinise.

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2017 National Memorial Day Concert Preview

The National Memorial Day Concert is an American tradition that honors the military service of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Finding Meaning After Tragedy

Gold Star wife, Ursula Palmer, and Gold Star child, Gabriela Bowen, remember their lost loved one, SFC Collin Bowen. In finding a community of support after his death, Ursula managed to turn her grief into healing through helping others who've experienced loss.

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Ten Years with a Gold Star

Gold Star wife, Ursula Palmer, and Gold Star child, Gabriela Bowen, reflect on the loss of SFC Collin Bowen a decade after he was killed in service.

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Valor and Brotherhood

Ernest “Pete” Peterson and Brad Kennedy’s friendship began on the 23-day boat trip to Vietnam while serving together in the 11th U.S. Cavalry. Many years later, Pete and Brad found themselves again side-by-side, this time at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC, where they reunite each Memorial Day and Veterans Day to be with those who understand and to honor their buddies.

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Honoring D-Day Veterans

2019 marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the single most pivotal day in World War II. The 2019 National Memorial Day Concert shared SGT Ray Lambert’s story of bravery and paid tribute to heroes who sacrificed and died in service to our nation and the world.

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Generations of Service - Korea

Our country has a rich history of military service. From those who fought in WWII to those in uniform today, we spotlight the experiences of veterans in their own words. Hear the stories of Korean War veterans as they visit the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC.

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2019 National Memorial Day Concert Featured Highlights

Watch a preview of the 2019 National Memorial Day Concert featuring General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), Sam Elliott, Patti LaBelle, Gavin DeGraw, Alison Krauss, Dennis Haysbert, Amber Riley, Christopher Jackson, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Justin Moore, Maestro Jack Everly and the NSO, and co-hosted by Joe Mantegna and Mary McCormack.

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2019 National Memorial Day Concert Preview

The National Memorial Day Concert is an American tradition that honors the military service of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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2018 National Memorial Day Concert Featured Highlights

Watch a preview of the 2018 National Memorial Day Concert featuring General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), Allison Janney, Leona Lewis, Graham Greene, Mary McCormack, John Corbett, Brian Tee, Charles Esten, Cynthia Erivo, Megan Hilty, Alfie Boe, The Lt. Dan Band, Maestro Jack Everly and the NSO, and co-hosted by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise.

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Generations of Service - Vietnam: The Call to Serve

For many, returning to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall has become a pilgrimage. Hear from Vietnam veterans about what this special journey means to them and their own call to service in the latest Generations of Service video.

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Generations of Service - Vietnam: Coming Home

Our country has a rich history of military service. From those who fought in WWII to those in uniform today, we spotlight the experiences of veterans in their own words in a new series, Generations of Service.

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2018 National Memorial Day Concert Preview

The National Memorial Day Concert is an American tradition that honors the military service of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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