Vice president's wife set to guest on 'Army Wives'

In a June 22, 2010 photo provided by the DOD., Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, thanks the teachers during a meeting at the Ft. Belvoir Elementary School, Va., June 22, 2010. Biden, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III, and others visited the school to attend a round table meeting with military members and spouses to discuss the challenges impacting military children and military families. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen (released)

June 23, 2010 7:14:54 PM PDT
Lifetime network's "Army Wives" is set to welcome the wife of Vice President Joe Biden in a future episode.

The network announced Wednesday that Jill Biden will make a guest appearance on the military drama to raise awareness of the contributions by U.S. men and women in uniform as well as their families.

She will appear as herself in the episode, titled "Mud, Sweat and Tears." She visits the show's Fort Marshall to kick off the annual Fun Run, and while there meets with military spouses. A number of real Army wives will be featured in the episode, which is scheduled to air Aug. 15.

"Army Wives" stars Kim Delaney and Catherine Bell.