Online concert to highlight military talent
The all-military record label To the Fallen on Dec. 21 will present online a holiday music special featuring a lineup of combat veteran musicians.
Officials said the event, scheduled for 8 p.m. to midnight EST, is designed to salute the troops and highlight some of the military musical talent featured by their company.
Live performances include songs from Marine Corps veteran Austin Poole, Navy veteran Joel Port, and current Army National Guardsman Prevo Rodgers Jr.
Organizers said the online broadcast also will feature a taped performance from active-duty soldier John Dobbins, currently deployed to Iraq.
The Purple Heart recipient is serving his second tour there.
The online event is free, but viewers must register with the Sych Live SM site in advance to watch the concert.
Under Defense Department policy streaming audio and video Web site are blocked on most official workstations, but troops with access to personal laptops or public Internet connections may be able to view the broadcast.