WrestlingInc has confirmed the location of this year’s ‘Tribute to The Troops’ special and we have a list of who is expected to appear on the special.

San Diego, California will play host to the 15 year anniversary of the show. For the first time in years, the matches for the two hour special are being taped outside on or near a ship. More specifically, the location appears to be USS Dewey (DDG-105).

Superstars from ‘Raw,’ ‘Smackdown Live’ and NXT have all been spotted in the area, with a few legends such as Sgt. Slaughter and Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat have also appeared in photographs.

If you want an idea as to what the ring will look like, Samoa Joe took to Twitter to do just that, also confirming his presence and likely appearance at the event:

The Bar caught up with ‘Smackdown Live’ superstar Rusev for a reunion of the lads:

The Ascension, Heath Slater, Rhyno and Steve Cutler participated in some Navy training:

NXT Women’s Champion Ember Moon, Mojo Rawley and one half of The Street Profits in Montez Ford were all present and spending time with the troops:

Steamboat alongside several aforementioned talent had the opportunity to spend time with a trainee:

WWE Smackdown Women’s Champion Charlotte took a photo to commemorate her time there:

Triple H was certainly present for this occasion, where he took plenty of photos:

Renee Young took to her Instagram to share some photos from her experience with husband Dean Ambrose:

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Rawley spent time with Sgt. Slaughter:

Rawley then continued by uploading a short video of him reporting for duty, featuring a few veterans and Sgt. Slaughter again:

Rawley and Rowan took part in some fire fighting training:

Cutler and Slater took part in some bomb squad training:

The next image shows a bigger look at the audience and the ring setup:

As we previously mentioned, Machine Gun Kelly was expected to make a performance at the special. Here is a shot from that:

To send us off, check out this incredible clip of The Shield arriving at a previous ‘Tribute to The Troops’ show in a tank. The video, shown below, is extremely short and well worth the minute to watch!

The Shield arrive in a tank: Tribute to the Troops 2013

What are your thoughts on the setting for the special this year? What are your card predictions?

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