Soldier Show Thriller Salute
Cpl. Amber Jones (right) of Fort Bragg, N.C., portrays Michael Jackson sneaking up on Pfc. Casey Long of the Tennessee Army National Guard during the 2008 U.S. Army Soldier Show’s salute to the 25th anniversary of Jackson’s “Thriller” album and video.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Army News Service, Oct. 22, 2008) Aca,!" A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for the U.S. Army Soldier ShowAca,!a,,cs annual performance at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 26.

The 7:30 p.m. show, hosted by Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, originally was scheduled for Oct. 25, but was moved back a day for Army senior leaders to avoid schedule conflicts.

The U.S. Army Soldier Show is a 90-minute song and dance extravaganza of Aca,!A"entertainment for the Soldier, by the Soldier,Aca,!A? the working motto of Army Entertainment Division, based at Fort Belvoir, Va.

The tickets are available at the Army Entertainment Division Office, Bldg. 1434, 6091 Jackson Loop on Fort Belvoir, and at the Warner Theatre Box Office, located at 513 13th Street, N.W.

There are limits of four tickets per person from AED and two per person from Warner. Phone orders will not be accepted. Seating is general admission. There may be some walkup tickets available.

The Warner Theatre, which seats 1,800 for the Soldier Show, is located between E and F Streets Aca,!" three blocks east of the White House, two blocks north of the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center and six blocks west of the Verizon Center.

The Soldier-performers have completed more than 100 performances during a seven-month tour of military installations across the United States, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy and Germany.
After playing Warner Theatre, they will perform Nov. 1 at Fort Bragg, N.C.; Nov. 4 at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington; Nov. 6 at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.; and Nov. 8 at Fort Belvoir.

The season finale at Wallace Theater will begin at 4 p.m. Nov. 8.

The U.S. Army Soldier Show is one of more than 100 programs and activities provided to Soldiers and their Families by the Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command.

(Tim Hipps writes for FMWRC Public Affairs.)

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