Cruise Line said pop country singer Carrie Underwood will give a private concert for military service personnel on the Carnival Vista when it arrives
in New York in November.
Underwood will also be a performer in the Carnival Live
concert series for regular passengers in early 2017, with dates and details to be announced in the future.
concert for servicemen is part of a year-long partnership between the singer and Carnival
intended to honor military families.
Family, Fun" program will help raise funds for Operation Homefront, a
national nonprofit that provides emergency and financial assistance to
families of service members.
“Carnival Cruise Line really knows what it means to
support our men and women in uniform and their families,” said retired
Brigadier Gen. John I. Pray Jr., CEO of Operation
The program includes a series of 10 concerts starting
in Jacksonville, Fla., on Jan. 30 at which select military families, chosen
in partnership with Operation Homefront, will be treated to a personal
meet-and-greet with Underwood before her concerts. The final concert will be
Nov. 4 aboard the Carnival Vista in New York.