30 Aug '13, 4pm

.@GarySinise now an Honorary #Marine for his efforts to support #military #veterans:

.@GarySinise now an Honorary #Marine for his efforts to support #military #veterans:

Gary Sinise named an Honorary Marine Gary Sinise, left, and Dan Myers perform a song during the Lt. Dan Band's performance July 6, 2013 at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The concert was part of a tour that visited several U.S. bases throughout Japan. Natalie M. Rostran/USMC By Carlos Bongioanni Tweet Published: August 30, 2013 Gen. James F. Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, and actor and musician Gary A. Sinise, pose for a picture after Sinise was named an honorary Marine at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 2013. Larry Babilya/USMC Gary Sinise, the actor who played Lt. Dan in the 1993 movie “Forrest Gump,” has been named an Honorary Marine. Gen. James F. Amos, the Marine Corps commandant, said Sinise earned the recognition because of his efforts to support military veterans. “There is little I can say to enhance the rich reputation Gary Sinise has earned,”...

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