12 Oct '17, 5pm

Gary Sinise Accepts Marshall Medal

Gary Sinise, recipient of the Association of the U.S. Army’s highest award for service to the nation, pledged that his work on behalf of service members, veterans, first responders and military families isn’t going to come to an end anytime soon. “For as long as I’m able, I stand with you,” Sinise said as he accepted the 2017 George Catlett Marshall Medal, AUSA’s award for distinguished, extraordinary and selfless service to the United States. “We can strive to do a little more each day so you will know we will always have your back,” he said. “I am so humbled to be here and deeply moved to receive this honor. … I know where my freedom comes from, and I will not forget our defenders,” he said. An actor, director, producer, musician and humanitarian, Sinise never served in the military but many members of his family served, dating back to World War I. One of his most famous...

Full article: https://www.ausa.org/news/gary-sinise-accepts-marshall-me...

Tweets

Five military dogs receive Medal of Courage

militarytimes.com 12 Oct '17, 11pm

At the Wednesday evening ceremony in the Rayburn House office building on Capitol Hill, Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Brian Beaudr...

Alphie, Capa, Coffee and Ranger were all commen...

militarytimes.com 12 Oct '17, 11pm

At the Wednesday evening ceremony in the Rayburn House office building on Capitol Hill, Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Brian Beaudr...

#OTD in 1945, President Truman awarded Cpl. Des...

army.mil 12 Oct '17, 12pm

With the 2017 Academy Awards still fresh in our memories, I thought it was fitting to highlight World War II Army Pfc. Des...