Ron White’s Vegas Salute to the Troops 2013 Airs March 15 on CMT

Comedians Josh Blue, John Caparulo, Kathleen Madigan, Ralphie May and Brian Regan will be featured on CMT Presents Ron White’s Vegas Salute to the Troops 2013 , a 90-minute special premiering March 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CMT. White, an avid supporter of the armed forces who has performed for at military bases in the U.S. and around the world, hosted the event which was filmed live at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. In addition to the comedy performances, the third annual special also includes interviews with Sgt. Jonny Joseph “Joey” Jones, a U.S. Marine who lost both of his legs while serving in Afghanistan, and Paige and Jeff McDonald, parents of Chris McDonald, a soldier who died in 2012 after battling post-traumatic stress disorder. Both Jones and the McDonalds work closely with the Armed Forces Foundation.