NABEF To Honor Gary Sinise With Service To America Leadership Award
May 14, 2015 at 12:48 PM (PT)
Actor GARY SINISE will be presented with the 2015 Service to AMERICA Leadership Award from the NAB EDUCATION FOUNDATION (NABEF) at the organizations’s Celebration of Service to AMERICA Gala on JUNE 16th in WASHINGTON.
SINISE, the co-founder of the influential STEPPENWOLF THEATRE COMPANY in CHICAGO and best known for his role as Lieutenant Dan in "FORREST GUMP" and his starring role on "CSI: NY," has been a strong advocate for veterans through activity with the USO, fundraisers with his "LIEUTENANT DAN BAND," and co-founding what became OPERATION INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN and the GARY SINISE FOUNDATION.
“GARY SINISE is a talented actor who has brilliantly portrayed unique characters throughout his career,” said NABEF President MARCELLUS ALEXANDER. “His support for veterans has made a positive impact on AMERICA’s service men and woman who sacrifice so much for our country. We are pleased to present him with this distinguished award.”