AFN Commemorating Memorial Day with Special Shows

by George A. Smith, AFN Broadcast Center
Defense Media Activity

AFN TV commemorates Memorial Day with tales of real life military heroes, the National Memorial Day Concert and the Indianapolis 500, while AFN radio airs a 500-song classic rock countdown.

Watch the 100th running of the Indy 500 as the best drivers in the world race toward the checkered flag, in Europe at 6 p.m. (Central European Time) May 29 and in the Pacific at 1 a.m. (Japan/Korea Time) May 30 on AFN|sports.

AFN presents a season two marathon of Against The Odds, showcasing awe-inspiring tales of Soldiers who unite to overcome harrowing obstacles beginning May 30 at 10 a.m. (CET/JKT) on AFN|spectrum.

The National Memorial Day Concert honors military service and the sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Tony Award winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award winner Gary Sinise host the concert on AFN|spectrum 5 p.m. (CET/JKT) May 30.

AFN 360, Internet radio airs a Memorial Day weekend 500 classic rock song countdown starting May 28 at 4 p.m. (CET/JKT) on AFN Legacy.  The countdown runs through Memorial Day at 6 p.m.

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