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AETN Veteran’s Day Marathon

Posted on 09 Nov 2012

AETN 2012 Veterans Day Marathon 

We’re grateful for every day for our armed forces veterans’ dedication to preserving the rights and freedoms we, and all Americans, enjoy. On Veteran’s Day 2012, we’re proud to pay special tribute to their sacrifices by honoring our heroes with a special programming block, including the “National Salute to Veterans,” Sunday, Nov. 11, beginning at 2 p.m.

Join us as we pay tribute to American veterans’ service and sacrifice with these special programs:

“The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Salutes Our Armed Forces,” 2 p.m.

“Coming Home,” 3 p.m.

“Navy Heroes of Normandy,” 4 p.m.

“World War II: Saving Reality,” 5 p.m.

“National Veterans Creative Arts Festival,” 6 p.m. (Filmed in Fayetteville, Ark.)

“National Salute to Veterans,” 7 p.m.

“In Their Words – Their Journey: A Veterans Tribute Tour,” 10 p.m.

"Honor Flight," 11:30 p.m.


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