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Father s Day Benefit Concert W CELEBRATING AND SUPPORTING OUR NATION’S DEFENDERS hether building specially adapted smart homes for relationship and connection with servicemen and women throughout wounded heroes, lifting spirits home and abroad with the military community. He formed the Lt. Dan Band in 2004 and has an explosive live concert, or bringing WWII veterans been entertaining troops around the globe and headlining fundraising to the museum built in their honor, the Gary Sinise benefits ever since. Gary believes that, “While we can never do Foundation serves America’s heroes and their loved enough to show our gratitude to our nation’s defenders, we can ones 365 days a year. always do a little more.” For close to 40 years, actor and activist, Gary Each Father’s Day, Gary and his band play at Hotel del Coronado. This Sinise has stood as an advocate of America’s service members. His fun-family beach barbecue and rock-n-roll concert raises money for The support of Vietnam Veterans groups began in the 80s, and expanded Gary Sinise Foundation each June. Paratroopers and fireworks add to into supporting Disabled American Veterans in the 90s. After the the patriotic spirit. “I love The Del. I’ve been bringing my family there for attacks on 9/11, Gary has tirelessly supported our nation’s active duty years”, adds Gary. “To play for our vets and their families on the beach in defenders and first responders. Playing the role of Lt. Dan Taylor front of one of my favorite hotels in the world is a great joy.” in the groundbreaking film Forrest Gump, further cemented Gary’s 34