Laurence Fishburne and Joe Mantegna host the annual salute to America's military heroes. Performers include Renée Fleming, Vanessa Williams, Scotty McCreery, Five for Fighting, Ronan Tynan, Russell Watson and the National Symphony Orchestra. Gen. Colin Powell (USA Ret.), John Ortiz, Christopher Jackson and Ana Ortiz also appear. The event features a salute to the Doolittle Raiders presented by Gary Sinise and includes a look at music therapy for injured vets. From the U.S. Capitol's West Lawn.
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