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Network to Host First-Ever Small Business Fair Spotlighting Veteran-Owned and Operated Businesses

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FOX News Channel (FNC) will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day with special extensive programming on Monday, November 11th. Part of the network’s ongoing #ProudAmerican series, FNC will pay tribute to our nation’s heroes throughout the day. In addition, the network will host its first-ever Veterans Day Small Business Fair, featuring veteran-owned and operated businesses live from FOX Square in New York City.

Kicking off with FOX & Friends (6-9AM/ET), FNC’s Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade will co-host the network’s signature morning show in front of a live studio audience comprised of military veterans and service members. The program will feature a live naturalization ceremony where 12 veterans, including a 92-year old World War II veteran, will be sworn in as United States citizens, beginning at 8:30AM/ET. Ken Cuccinelli, Acting Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, will lead the swearing in ceremony, followed by musician Lee Greenwood performing the national anthem and his song “God Bless The USA.” FOX Nation host Abby Hornacek will also join the co-hosts from FOX Square where she will spotlight the many veteran-owned businesses like MTM Special Op Watches, Norie Shoes, Savannah Sauce Company, and Rollors, among others, that will be participating in the small business fair.

Correspondents Rick Leventhal and David Spunt will also contribute to the network’s #ProudAmerican coverage throughout the day, offering live shots and packages from both the Veterans Day Parade in New York City and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Leading up to the anniversary, FOX & Friends Weekend co-host and veteran Pete Hegseth with host Modern Warriors: A Veterans Day Special at 10PM/ET on Sunday, November 10th. The program will include interviews with highly decorated Special Ops veterans, such as Navy Seals Rob O’Neill and Eddie Gallagher, along with Army Ranger Mat Best, and Green Beret Scott Mann, where they will discuss high-stakes missions and the culture within the special operator communities. Additionally, Gallagher, whose war crimes case has reportedly caught the attention of President Trump, will discuss mission risks on the battlefield and the impact his case has on those currently serving in uniform.

Additionally, FOX Nation, the direct-to-consumer streaming service, will present two behind-the-scenes features with combatants on the frontline. Real Marines, hosted by Rick Leventhal, will feature interviews with top military brass such as Retired Captain John Branson and Brigadier General Roger Turner, who discuss the bloodiest months in Ramadi, Iraq and the shift from the war on terror to the challenges in confronting nuclear powers like Russia, North Korea, and China. Additionally, FNC correspondent Steve Harrigan will take viewers behind the Taliban-controlled lines in Kabul following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with Embedded in Harm’s Way. Both programs will be available starting Thursday, November 7.

FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for 17 consecutive years. According to a 2019 Suffolk University poll, FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country while a 2019 Brand Keys Emotion Engagement Brand Analysis survey found that FOX News was the most trusted cable news brand. A 2017 Gallup/Knight Foundation survey also found that among Americans who could name an objective news source, FOX News is the top-cited outlet. Owned by FOX Corporation, FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.


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