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On the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, veterans of that historic and costly conflict reflect on their service, their fallen brothers and the mission that meant so much to our country and the world. The Allies' victories in Europe and the Pacific triggered world-wide celebrations, but for the men and women who helped to win the war, its story is one of personal sacrifice, honor and survival.
While visiting the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, wounded warriors share their perspectives on meeting the challenges of their new normal. National Memorial Day Concert co-host Gary Sinise narrates this short piece honoring the disabled veteran experience.
On the 2015 National Memorial Day Concert, Gloria Estefan shared her personal connection to veterans causes and dedicated her performance to those who put their lives on the line so we can enjoy freedom in America.
Newly crowned American Idol Nick Fradiani performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" in front of the United States Capitol on the 2015 National Memorial Day Concert. The anthem began an evening of tributes to the fallen, wounded warriors, veterans and military families.
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