gary sinise

Science, Health and Technology
5:46 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Wounded veteran receives smart home

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On this Veteran’s Day, one veteran’s world became a lot more accessible.

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Operation Tyler
11:47 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Gary Sinise promotes upcoming concert

Gary Sinise joined others involved in "Operation Tyler" via Skype at an event Tuesday.
Matt Evans KBIA

Gary Sinise, also known as Lt. Dan from the movie Forest Gump, will be part of an upcoming benefit concert for veterans.  The Lieutenant Dan Band will be playing at Apple Creek Farms on July 27 to raise funds for “Operation Tyler.” It’s a push to put Marine Lance CPL Tyler Huffman, his wife and their two-year-old son into a new, more accessible home.

The 24-year-old Huffman was paralyzed in Afghanistan in 2010 when he was shot by a sniper. Sinise says he wanted to start helping disabled veterans after his role as Lt. Dan – a disabled Vietnam veteran.

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