Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise host the annual tribute to America's military heroes. Slated performers include tenor Alfie Boe, Candice Glover ("American Idol"), mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, Chris Mann ("The Voice") and the National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of conductor Jack Everly. The event also shares the story of twin brothers who served multiple National Guard deployments; salutes the Greatest Generation; and honors Korean War veterans. From the U.S. Capitol's West Lawn.
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