WWE to tape Tribute to the Troops and Smackdown tonight for U.S military personnel


WWE will be taping Tribute to the Troops tonight along with Smackdown at the Columbus Civic Center for the military and personnel and their families stationed at United States Army post Fort Benning.

Florida Georgia Line will be performing for the live crowd while Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Natalie Morales, Al Roker, Seth Meyers, The Kardashians, Andy Cohen, Giuliana Rancic, Katherine Heigl, Lester Holt, Padma Lakshmi, Mark Feuerstein, Debra Messing, Tom Brokaw, Rachel Maddow and Carson Daly, as well as the coaches of The Voice, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, all taped special messages for the troops.

“For 12 consecutive years, WWE has been entertaining American military personnel both overseas and domestically as a way to thank them for their commitment to our country,” said WWE Chairman & CEO, Vince McMahon. “Our servicemen and women work tirelessly for our freedom and we are proud to continue our Tribute to the Troops tradition.”

Meanwhile, Vince McMahon, WWE Superstars Big Show and R-Truth and WWE Divas Summer Rae and Alicia Fox will travel abroad to spread some holiday cheer to the men and women serving abroad.