[caption id=“attachment_3306” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Cedric the Entertainer performs on the South Lawn of the White House for a crowd of over 1,200 military families, July 4, 2010. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)”][/caption]
We hope you’ve all cooled off from the hottest ticket of the summer: the Second Annual “Salute to the Military” USO Concert on the South Lawn of the White House! What a great time we had, as The Killers, Brandi Carlile, and Cedric “The Entertainer” took to the stage to show their support of our Troops.
The Killers’ Brandon Flowers had this to say about the concert: “It is a monumental honor for us to be a part of this 4th of July celebration at the White House. We could never repay the service men and women of this country for their contributions and sacrifice. To perform for them and their families on America’s birthday will be our pleasure. We’d also like to thank the USO for inviting us to be part of this awesome event.”
In case you missed out on the entertainment, we wanted to share some exclusive pictures from the event. And be sure to check out the video recap below of these great performances!
These official White House photographs are being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photographs may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
More from the USO
May 24, 2018
5 Outdoor Activities That Pay Tribute to the Fallen on Memorial Day
As the first long weekend of the summer, Memorial Day is often filled with barbecues and outdoor activities, but it's also a somber holiday intended to reflect on our nation's fallen heroes. Here are 5 things you can do to honor the fallen while still enjoying the outdoors.