20 November 2020

Wednesday, November 11 at 7:00 p.m. EST

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Amidst a global pandemic, this event highlights the service of Americans across all branches of the military and will include stirring video tributes to the men and women in uniform who serve or have served around the world.

“The United States Air Force Band is excited to partner this year with MGM National Harbor to recognize our veterans and their families. In light of 2020’s unique challenges, we also want to pay tribute to our first responders throughout our communities. We hope that you can join us for a celebration of our nation’s heroes”, says Colonel Don Schofield, Commander & Conductor, The United States Air Force Band.

“We are excited about this opportunity to partner with The United States Air Force Band”, says John Flynn, a Colonel in the Air Force Reserve and MGMRI’s Vice President of Administration. “We recognize the importance of celebrating our American service men and women and this performance is just one way we hope to show them our appreciation.”

This online concert is a part of the A Salute to Service: Honoring America’s Heroes campaign, which is a year-round effort to honor, empower, and connect our nation’s service members, veterans, and their families.

About The United States Air Force Band

The United States Air Force Band is the premier musical organization of the U.S. Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., The U.S. Air Force Band honors those who have served, inspires American citizens to heightened patriotism and service, and positively connects with the global community on behalf of the U.S. Air Force and the United States of America.

About MGM National Harbor

The newest addition to the MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) portfolio, MGM National Harbor has an unrivaled setting offering stunning panoramic views of the eastern shore of the Potomac River in Maryland. The $1.4 billion LEED® Gold Certified resort, which opened December 8, 2016, sits a short distance from Washington, D.C. to the north and historic sites, including George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate across the river in Virginia. The 24-story, 308-room resort features premier amenities and experiences for locals as well as visitors from around the world including a dynamic casino with over 125,000 square feet of space that includes slots, table games and poker; a world-class spa and salon; an entertainment theater with flexible seating for up to 3,000; high-end branded retail; 50,000 square feet of meeting space; and restaurants from renowned local, national and international chefs. For more information, visit mgmnationalharbor.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.




Malik Husser / Imani Yorker

MGM National Harbor

(301) 971-6111 / 301.971.5792 mhusser@mgmnationalharbor.com


SMSgt Christian Pagnard

Section Chief, Broadcast Media

The United States Air Force Band

Washington, DC 20032

(571) 334-6274 Christianmpagnard@gmail.com


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