Skip to comments.Silver Star Families of America honors actor Gary Sinise for support of wounded and ill veterans
Posted on 07/25/2012 2:06:16 PM PDT by Steve Newton
CLEVER, MOJuly 6, 2012The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA) proudly announces the 2012 recipient of the prestigious SSFOA Commendation Awardactor and musician Gary Sinise.
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Taken action(s) which directly influence the care and well-being of the wounded/ill veterans;
Influenced policy that has improved or provided services to our nations wounded and ill;
Strived to increase the benefits provided our wounded and ill;
Engaged in activities of such a profound nature, they have actually prevented casualties and injuries.
Previous commendation recipients include President George W. Bush, Gen. David Petraeus and Ann-Margret.
Following the most recent selection process, the SSFOA board unanimously selected Gary Sinise to receive this years honor for his unwavering support of the military community and persistent efforts to raise money for the countrys wounded warriors through the Lt. Dan Band.
Our military is full of individuals willing to sacrifice themselves on behalf of our great nation, stated Steve Newton, national president for the SSFOA. And it is nice to pause and recognize those civilainssuch as Mr. Sinisewho selflessly donate their own time and efforts in support of these brave servicemembers.
That is why I am pleased to announce Mr. Gary Sinise as the 2012 recipient of the SSFOA Commendation Award, Newton added.
Plans are being made to present the commendation during the Lt. Dan Band concert to be held in Centertown, Mo., on July 27, 2012.
For more information on the Silver Star Families of America, please visit www.silverstarfamlies.org.
Searched for ways we could support Gary Sinise by seeing his next project. He only has CSI:NY ongoing for now.
The Documetary Channel aired the documetary: Lt. Dan Band: For the Common Good starting on July 15. For those of us who missed it, repeats are;
Fri 7/27, 8:00PM-10:00PM
Fri 7/27, 11:00PM-1:00AM
Thu 8/2, 2:00PM-4:00PM
On Direct TV it’s channel 267DOCUM.
He is absolutely the best. I watch all of his reruns and will watch the documentary. Thanks for providing the schedule.
Late Btt for the show.
Here is a message from my friend, Beverly Perlson:
This warmed my heart and thought it would warm yours too! Gary Sinise is a great American Patriot and history will recognize him as one of the greatest, I have no doubt. His genuine love and respect for our Troops means the world to them and to all Americans. Gary Sinise is the Bob Hope of this generation and I am so very thankful for all he has done to lighten the hearts of our brave men and women as they serve in a war zone so far away from home. Gary reminds our Heroes they are loved and revered and that Americans are so very grateful for their service and sacrifice!
I've had the distinct pleasure to meet Gary several times and with each meeting, I have no doubt I am in the company of one of the greatest American Patriots of our time. He is one of the most down to earth gentlemen I have ever met and he never ceases to amaze me how dedicated he is to our Troops. Once, in the courtyard of the Pentagon where he performed for wounded Soldiers from Walter Reed, I watched as he sat in the hot sun to autograph whatever the Soldiers brought to him for signature. He did not budge until 3 hours later when all the Soldiers there had met with him and he had shaken every one of their hands. I will never forget that day and what that meant to those Wounded Warriors.
So now, it is Honorary Chief Gary Sinise, but to this mom whose Son served in this war, he will always be one of the Greatest Patriots of my lifetime!
Congratulations Chief Sinise!
With A Mother's Heart,
The Band of Mothers
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