Great American Country and Kraft Foods Inc.’s Oscar Mayer will present “Great American Dedications: A Memorial Day Salute” over the holiday weekend.
The three-day marathon will feature dedications from U.S. soldiers overseas to their friends and families back home, as well as dedications back to the soldiers from loved ones in the United States.
The weekend also includes an interview with U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and an encore of the Grand Ole Opry with Dolly Parton, Jo Dee Messina and The Grascals.
Hosts will include country-music stars Charlie Daniels, Lonestar, Josh Gracin, Darryl Worley, Aaron Tippin, Craig Morgan and Chely Wright.
“As GAC embarks upon our second event showcasing dedications from the troops, we're happy to have Oscar Mayer as a national sponsor of this patriotic salute to our nation's brave soldiers and their families," vice president of ad-sales marketing Lori Wallace said in a prepared statement.