CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan and Big & Rich Visit Bahrain Military Base for Holiday Salute

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LOS ANGELES, December 13, 2016
– Award winning radio and CMT personality Cody Alan recently traveled to the Middle East to visit a military base in Bahrain as part of a special holiday salute to the military that will air on CMT After MidNite on December 16 and 23.  

Partnering with Armed Forces Entertainment, Alan and Country duo Big & Rich visited the Naval Support Activity Bahrain, home to the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) and U.S. 5th Fleet. The trip included performances from Big & Rich, meet and greets with military personnel, tours of Arabian Gulf naval ships, physical training sessions with soldiers on base, artillery demos and more.

On December 16, CMT After MidNite will highlight the trip with all-new interviews with Big & Rich, and on December 23, the program will spotlight service members, including shout outs to their friends and family back home. CMT After MidNite airs from midnight - 6 a.m. ET, reaches nearly two million weekly listeners on more than 200 radio stations and is available on iHeartRadio. For more information, visit

In addition to CMT After MidNite, the trip will be featured on CMT Hot 20 Countdown as part of two special holiday episodes airing at the end of the year. Hot 20 Video of the Year Countdown premieres Saturday, December 17 at 9 a.m. ET/PT, followed by Hot 20 Holiday Salute on Saturday, December 24 at 9 a.m. ET/PT. 

Pictured: CMT’s Cody Alan visits with military personnel at the Naval Support Activity Bahrain, home to the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and U.S. 5th Fleet.

About Cody Alan
As the host and executive producer of CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan, CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan and CMT All Access with Cody Alan, Alan is undoubtedly one of the most recognized names in radio.  Broadcast on radio stations across America and originating from the CMT studio in Nashville, his shows feature the biggest names in Country music and entertainment.  With live interaction, Alan connects fans with their favorite stars, from the red carpet to backstage.  Combining his passion for entertainment with television, he also serves as host of CMT’s signature music show, Hot 20 Countdown, seen Saturday and Sunday mornings at 9/8c.  Follow Cody on Twitter @CMTCody or visit or 
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