America’s Veterans: A Musical Tribute, is a star-studded program honoring America’s bravest, will air on Public Television in November, 2011. (Click for air time dates in your area).
The program features Country music sensation Jo Dee Messina, Irish tenor Ronan Tynan, legendary jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 3 winner Sabra Johnson, accompanied by the Air Force Studio Orchestra. This one-hour patriotic special is a thrilling and memorable tribute to veterans of all services. It also tells the stories of veteran heroes:
USAF Band Veteran Tribute – MOH recipient Retired U.S. Army Colonel Roger Donlon
USAF Band Veteran Tribute – MOH recipient Retired U.S. Marine Corps Colonel Harvey C. Barnum
USAF Band Veteran Tribute – MOH recipient Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel George “Bud” Day
Photo credit: Medal of Honor recipient, Col. Roger C. Donlon (Army), Navy Cross recipient, Rear Adm. Jeremiah Denton (Navy), Medal of Honor recipient, Col. Harvey C. Barnum (Marine Corps), Coast Guard Medal for Heroism recipient, Petty Officer Kristen Lunkley (Coast Guard) and Medal of Honor recipient, Col. George Everette “Bud” Day (Air Force). (AF Photo by SrA Christopher Ruano)