Gary Sinise Wins Patriot Awards for Helping Veterans and Their Families

Gary Sinise Wins Patriot Awards for Helping Veterans and Their Families. The Forrest Gump actor has been helping veterans and their families for decades and recently received the highest honor awarded by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society the Patriot Award.

The Gary Sinise Foundation shared, “Earlier this week at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society bestowed its highest honor, the Patriot Award, upon Gary Sinise for his decades-long service to the nation’s service men and women, veterans, their families, and those in need.”

Sinise has most recently been praised for his over decade long commitment of bringing families of fallen US Troops on a special trip to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL called “The Snowball Express“. The Gary Sinise Foundation helps cover costs for transportation, lodging, food, and fun activities for hundreds of families of fallen soldiers and sailors every year around the holidays, helping them to make new lasting memories together and reminding each and every one of them that they are not alone and they are cared for and loved.

Photo Credit: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel

Congratulations to Gary Sinise for receiving this high honor and for the hard work he and the Gary Sinise Foundation are doing for our veterans and their families. Be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for the latest news about our favorite celebrities!

Featured Photo Credit: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel

Source: Orlando Sentinel


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