National Salute to Veterans

Premiered November 2012

On Nov. 11, "National Salute to Veterans" honors the 22 million American who have served throughout our country’s history. Hosted by acclaimed actors Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna, the all-star lineup includes Gen. Colin L. Powell (Ret.), Forest Whitaker, Pia Toscano, Javier Colon, Kris Allen, Jason Ritter, Yolanda Adams and the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by maestro Jack Everly.

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National Salute to Veterans

A Vietnam Veteran's Story

A young woman and a Vietnam vet who served with her father share their story.

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A Vietnam Veteran's Story

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National Salute to Veterans

Javier Colon Honors Veterans

Javier Colon, winner of “The Voice,” sings “Stand by Me” in support of America’s veterans.

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Javier Colon Honors Veterans

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National Salute to Veterans

Kris Allen Honors Veterans

Watch “American Idol” winner Kris Allen honor veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Kris Allen Honors Veterans

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National Salute to Veterans

Pia Toscano Sings To Veterans

Watch American Idol finalist Pia Toscano sing for her grandfather and all veterans.

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Pia Toscano Sings To Veterans

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National Salute to Veterans

Salute to Veterans Preview

Honoring the 22 million American veterans who’ve served throughout our country’s history.

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Salute to Veterans Preview

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