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Celeb Howie Mandel part of ‘WWE Tribute to the Troops’ on USA Network

Actor and comedian Howie Mandel joins the 13th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops event at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., for military personnel and their families stationed at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Naval Station Mayport and Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base.

Tribute to the Troops will air during WWE Week on USA Network from 8-10 p.m. ET Wednesday, Dec. 23.

Mandel is best known for his work as the host of the popular game show Deal or No Deal and as a judge on America’s Got Talent. He was also the creator and star of the popular children's cartoon Bobby's World.

Click to watch a promo WWE Tribute to the Troops featuring Howie Mandel.

In the tradition of Bob Hope, WWE brings together the best of sports entertainment and pop culture with celebrity appearances and performances from music’s most popular acts for our servicemen and women, to honor their commitment and dedication to our country.

Tribute to the Troops has become a holiday tradition and is considered TV’s most patriotic and heartwarming show of the year. Mandel will join Grammy Award-winning rock band Train as the special guest performers.

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