They put their asses on the line for you, and MTV is honoring U.S. veterans with an all-star musical salute.
Tonight at 8pm ET, tune into "A Night for Vets: An MTV Concert for the BRAVE," with live performances by 50 Cent (in full fatigue gear!), Kanye West, Kid Rock, Linkin Park, Taylor Swift, Ludacris, Hinder, and more performers rocking the Nokia Theater in New York City to honor U.S. veterans and support BRAVE: the Bill of Rights for American Veterans -- a petition organized by MTV and several veterans' organizations that call on elected officials to enact positive legislative changes to help our veterans gain access to proper mental health care, avoid homeless, give disabled vets the care they need, fund veterans' hospitals, and provide just compensation for soldiers.
"A Night for Vets" also features performances by Juanes, O.A.R, Saving Abel, Angels & Airwaves, and appearances by Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Ciara, Ne-Yo and Keri Hilson, Justin Timberlake, Will Ferrell and Will.I.Am and CNN resident hot brainiac Anderson Cooper.
Check out performances, photos and backstage coverage, see how one vet is helping soldiers cope with post-traumatic stress disorder, how other vets adjust to college, find out more about BRAVE -- sign the petition here, and watch MTV honor American soldiers on tonight's show at 8pm ET.