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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The Beach Boys perform "Surfin' USA" on the 2016 National Memorial Day Concert.
Trace Adkins performs "Arlington" on the 2016 National Memorial Day Concert.
Americans remember friends and loved ones who never returned home from Vietnam.
MAJ Marissa Alexander (USA) honors her husband who was killed in Afghanistan.
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