America’s Veterans: A Musical Tribute, a star-studded program honoring America’s bravest, will air on Public Television this weekend. 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:
Medal of Honor recipient, U.S. Army retired Col. Roger Donlon
Medal of Honor recipient, U.S. Marine Col. Harvey C. Barnum
Navy Cross recipient, U.S. Navy retired Rear Adm. Jeremiah A. Denton Jr.
Coast Guard Medal For Heroism recipient, Mrs. Kristin Lunkley
Medal of Honor recipient, U.S. Air Force retired Col. George Everette “Bud” Day
Country music sensation Jo Dee Messina performs her hit single “I’m Doin’ Alright,” as well as an inspiring rendition of “America the Beautiful.”
Check your local PBS listing for time and channel.