Lt Dan band

Tonight the base had a concert for their staff and their families.

Gary Sinise is the actor that played Lt Dan in the movie Forrest Gump. When Sinise started to prepare for his role as Lt Dan he learned a lot about the military, veterans and particularly wounded veterans. He then started to perform at USO shows, entertain troops and raise money for disabled veterans by doing covers (

Gary Sinise foundation honours US defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need (

They had music for everyone and small children to elderly folks enjoyed the evening. The concert was held outside one of the hangars where the scene was and we sat in the sun – it was warm.