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St. Louis (KSDK) -- We're just a few hours away from the premiere of what's sure to be one of the most watched shows of the summer, called 'Stars Earn Stripes'.

It's a show where real life heroes of the United States military and police team up with celebrities to put them through what it takes to serve and protect.

U.S. Army Green Beret and Ballwin native Grady Powell was chosen to work on the show and train the celebrities.

Powell joined First @ 4 to talk about the experience.

Watch the video in the player above to see what Powell had to say.

Be sure to tune into the Stars Earn Stripes premiere on NBC at 7 p.m. Monday,August 13.

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