Skip to comments.VANITY-An actor you can support!(GARY SINISE)
Posted on 05/21/2007 2:34:06 PM PDT by Flavius
USA GARY SINISE IRAQ-epa01015224 In this picture supplied by the USO, US actor Gary Sinise (R) listens to US Army CW 4 Leif Neely (L) of Woodbridge, Virginia, tell about how he was wounded while flying his Kiowa Warrior helicopter on a mission over Mosul, Iraq during a visit by Sinise to the hospital at Forward Operating Base Mazur, Iraq, 20 May 2007. Sinise, famous for his role as Lt. Dan in the movie Forrest Gump and currently starring in the TV series CSI:NY, is on a USO-sponsored meet-and-greet tour to boost morale among US forces in the area. EPA/MIKE THEILER / UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS HANDOUT
USA GARY SINISE IRAQ-epa01015222 US Actor Gary Sinise, famous for his role as Lt. Dan in the movie Forrest Gump and currently starring in the TV series CSI:NY, sits in a US Army Apache helicopter during a tour of the flight line, at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, 21 May 2007. Sinise is on a USO-sponsored meet-and-greet tour to boost morale among US forces in the area. EPA/MIKE THEILER / UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS HANDOUT
Good for him and many thanks for all he does!
I’ve never heard him talk in any specifics about his politics...but I will give him props for his open support of our men & women of the military. He is doing good things there.
What a wonderful man, I think I’m in love!
Gary Sinise is a very cool person.
And that is exactly the point. It’s not about politics. It’s about doing what is right for these men and women.
Thanks for posting this.
Gary Sinise is and has been a strong supporter of our military.
I believe he has said that he is apolitical.
well all the thanks goes to the guy he bothered to do something
just thought maybe some people did not know on here the more people know...
plus everyone is down on actors so at least he is a good actor to boot
so its all good
Glad to hear this as I have always thought of him as a good actor.
>>>I believe he has said that he is apolitical.
Or at the very least he keeps his politics to himself, which I wish more Hollyweird types would do.
I get nervous when people see what he is doing, and think he’s automatically conservative/Republican when the truth of his politics is really an unknown.
Obviously the Dems think we're fighting the good guys.
He is also the cofounder of Operation Iraqi Children, the humanitarian organization started to provide basic supplies to schools in Iraq.
IIRC he has been to Iraq a few times and has a band he has taken there. Good Guy!
I heard him interviewed by Dennis Miller a while back. I got the impression that not only does he support the troops but at least to some degree the President as well. Maybe close to Miller’s views. Seemed that way, anyhow.
The “Lt Dan Band”.
Awesome, and don’t forget Gene Simmons latest show for the troops, wife was crying over that one
He attended the first Freedom Concert. He doesn’t mention his politics, but when it comes to the military he does not mince words. He is pro military all the way.
Don’t tell our friends, lol. They’d never like Stu again.
Thanks for the ping. I’ve always liked him, more so now with his band performing for troops.
As another poster mentioned upthread, Gene Simmons did a troop performance, prompted by a paper his daughter was doing for school. He “pulled a few strings” and the next thing you know, a couple of MCRD NCOs in San Diego were giving him and his girl (14-y.o.) a very teeny-tiny taste of boot camp. Quite funny! Afterwards they visited a VA hospital, shook the hands of several elderly vets and a few young guys too. The guy was at a loss for words, kept thanking them for their service and wanted to make sure his daughter understood why. I was struck by his humility.
Later he put on a show at the base for current military - you got to see him and other rockers putting together a rock version of the various service hymns, ending the taped portion of the show with the Marine Corps’ and flowing into (I think) God Bless America.