The National Memorial Day Concert, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, airs at 8 p.m. ET the Sunday before Memorial Day (check local listings). The award-winning event, co-hosted by acclaimed actors Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna, continues its two-decades-long tradition of honoring the service and sacrifice of all our men and women in uniform, and their families.
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General Martin Dempsey on the National Memorial Day Concert.
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American Gold Star Mothers reflect on the meaning of Memorial Day.
Celebrities share their experiences performing at the National Memorial Day Concert.
U.S. troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan receive a special tribute.
Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise deliver a tribute to all wounded service members.
American Idol winner Kris Allen honor troops with his rendition of “God Bless the USA."
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the National Memorial Day Concert.
Every five years, sons and daughters of the fallen come together to wash the Wall.
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Show attendees at the U.S. Capitol share the meaning behind their Memorial Day traditions.