WWE will hold its 10th annual of Tribute to the Troops in Norfolk, Virginia, with the show airing on Wednesday, December 19, on USA Network with a two hour special another television special on NBC on Saturday, December 22, with a one hour show.
Kid Rock and Flo Rida will be in the house to sing live for the thousands of military personnel and their respective families who will pack the Scope Arena later next month. The show will also feature appearances by Disney’s The Muppets, Access Hollywood and NBC Sports’ Michelle Beadle and more.
“We are excited to host WWE Tribute to the Troops in the Norfolk and Hampton Roads area,” said Governor Bob McDonnell. “Virginia has long been committed to supporting our troops and this is another opportunity to thank them for their service. We are home to 125,000 active duty members, 830,000 veterans and so many military families. Naval Station Norfolk is the crown jewel of the United States Navy and it’s important to pay tribute to and salute the brave men and women of the military and their families who serve our country. It’s great to see that the WWE has chosen Virginia as the place to continue this holiday tradition.”
WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon along with The Miz, R-Truth, Eve, and Layla will travel overseas to meet the men and women of the military for the yearly goodwill visit.
“This is a proud moment for WWE to once again recognize America’s servicemen and women as part of the 10th anniversary of WWE Tribute to the Troops,” McMahon said. “We are honored to bring our unique brand of family-friendly entertainment to those who have sacrificed so much for our country.”