NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The Grand Ole Opry honored the men and women who risk their lives for our freedom for with a special red carpet event.
The Opry held the "Salute to the Military" even Tuesday night, with performances from Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, John Conlee and many more.
"This show continues the Opry's long and very important tradition of recognizing our nation's armed forces with a hail and ‘thank you'," said Opry vice president and general manager Pete Fisher. "Country music is America's music, and we look forward to some of our most talented country artists coming home to the Opry to play America's music for the nation's heroes-- both those in the Opry House Tuesday night and those who will tune in to broadcasts later in the week."
The show will air as the premiere 90-minute episode of "Noteworthy at the Opry" on GAC: Great American Country Sat., May 26 9:00 p.m. It will also be seen by US military around the world as port of the American Forces Television Network.