For the first time ever, the U.S. Army Military District of Washington hosts "An Evening with Heroes and Voices," celebrating the American Soldiers' sacrifices and the contributions of local heroes who have continuously met the needs of the nation through selfless service.
"An Evening with Heroes and Voices," is a FREE, 90-minute outdoor musical extravaganza dedicated to those Americans, who wear uniforms of all types and have spent their lives helping and inspiring others through their actions. The concerts are scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 20-22, and the Women In Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.
U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" associate conductor, Maj. Leonel A. Pena stated, "'An Evening with Heroes and Voices,' holds a special place in my heart because it's a chance to celebrate the Army and honor my fellow Americans for their patriotism to our country and fellow neighbor."
This awe-inspiring production, feature Soldiers from the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," and the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), will honor every-day Americans through a dramatic light show including LED video screen, rousing music, patriotic vignettes, and historical narration with Soldiers dressed in period uniforms.
"It truly takes a team effort to keep America safe, and for that we owe our community partners a great debt of gratitude. Bring your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to celebrate YOUR hero at one of our performances," he said.
For more information or group reservations, contact the U.S. Army Military District of Washington at 202-685-2888. To reserve your individual tickets, visit https://heroesandvoices.com.
Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. In the event of inclement weather, performances are subject to cancellation. Contact the Military District of Washington's event line at 202-685-2888 or visit the MDW official social media pages for daily updates.
Attendees are required to go through a security screening to gain access to the Women in Military Service For America Memorial starting at 6:30 p.m. Large bags and backpacks are prohibited.
The Arlington Cemetery Metro Station (Blue Line) hours have been extended to 11 p.m. April 20-22.
Limited parking is available at the Arlington National Cemetery parking garage. Rates are $2 per hour for cars and $8 per hour for buses; the system is automated with payment by credit card only.