Thousands of military children attend "We Are the Future" concert (Part II)

By C. Todd LopezJanuary 20, 2009

The Jonas Brothers performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
1 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Jonas Brothers performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, spoke during the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
2 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, spoke during the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama, spoke during the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
3 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama, spoke during the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Queen Latifah appeared Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Latifah hosted a segment of the concert where military children spoke with parents deployed to Iraq. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
4 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Queen Latifah appeared Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Latifah hosted a segment of the concert where military children spoke with parents deployed to Iraq. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
5 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
6 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Bow Wow (left) performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
7 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Bow Wow (left) performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
8 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
9 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
10 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Usher Raymond IV and military children appeared on stage during the "We Are the Future" concert, Jan. 19, in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
11 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Usher Raymond IV and military children appeared on stage during the "We Are the Future" concert, Jan. 19, in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
12 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Jonas Brothers performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
13 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Jonas Brothers performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Jonas Brothers performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event.  The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
14 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Jonas Brothers performed Jan. 19 at the "We Are the Future" concert in Washington, D.C. Thousands of children from military families around the National Capitol Region gathered Jan. 19 at the Verizon Center, in the heart of the nation's capital, to attend the "We Are the Future" concert, hosted by Michelle Obama, wife of President-elect Barack Obama. The concert featured performances by Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Bow Wow, Demi Lovato and Corbin Blue. Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus appeared on stage and performed with daughter Miley. Keke Palmer and Usher Raymond IV also made appearances, as did comedian and actor George Lopez. Both Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, made speeches during the event. The event was one of many surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez) VIEW ORIGINAL