Since 2003, WWE has been honoring our country’s servicemen and their families by providing them with entertainment every Christmas.
WWE will continue their yearly tradition by hosting the 16th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops celebration at Fort Hood. The two-hour special will air on Thursday, December 20 at 9/8c on the USA Network.
“It is an honor to celebrate our servicemen and women for their unwavering commitment and sacrifice to our country,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman & CEO. “We are proud to return to Fort Hood and continue WWE’s Tribute to the Troops tradition for the 16th consecutive year.”
Along with some of the biggest names on the WWE roster, former host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart will be making an appearance. Stewart is also a a fan of WWE and has appeared numerous times on their programming as well as featuring some of the WWE talent on The Daily Show.
And rising country artist, Morgan Wallen is scheduled to perform. Morgan recently went platinum-certified with his No. 1 summer smash “Up Down,” featuring Florida Georgia Line. His debut album If I Know Me (Big Loud Records), premiered in April of 2018, and landed on the Taste of Country’s Top 10 Country Albums of 2018.
“Entertainment companies such as WWE and other nationally recognized performers and performances which have visited Fort Hood in the past are a tremendous morale booster for our Soldiers and their families,” said Col. Henry Perry, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood commander. “It shows how a little bit of their time can give our Soldiers some relaxation, good fun and enjoy much needed down time experiencing something they don’t see every day.”