“In an age when the public often lavishes epitaphs of greatness on celebrities merely because they are famous, the military community bestows the simple title of friend on Gary Sinise truly because that is what he is to us.” — Deb Rickert, Operation Support our Troops
Gary Sinise, best known for his Oscar nominated turn as Lt. Dan in Forrest Gump and as the star of CSI: New York has been given the second highest medal a civilian can earn with the Presidential Citizens Medal.
Sinise, who has been active for military causes since his iconic portrayal of the disabled Veteran, has quietly campaigned for their causes as well as entertained them with his band (Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band).
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Hat Tip: Washington Times
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