Memorial Day Concert Honors Veterans, Fallen

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Herald Trumpets perform at the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010. Each year, more than 300,000 people gather for the concert at the Nation's Capitol to honor the sacrifices of America's veterans.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at a reception celebrating the National Memorial Day Concert in the National Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi at the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Actors Gary Sinise, left, and Joe Mantegna co-host the the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Tony award winning Broadway actress Kelli O'Hara performs at the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Grammy Award-winning Gospel music singer Yolanda Adams performs at the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Actresses A.J. Cook and Blythe Danner perform at the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and members of the joint services address the audience at the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Grammy award winning Country music superstar Brad Paisley performs during the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins performs at the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • A.J. Cook, Gen. Colin Powell, Katherine Jenkins, Lionel Richie, Kelli O'Hara, Joe Mantegna and Blythe Danner thank the audience for their participation in the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2010.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley