Actor Gary Sinise met a Wheelchair Pearl Harbor veteran he proved that his Generation is indeed the greatest… Gary Sinise told Newsmax about meeting a Pearl Harbor veteran.
Share this article to aid underprivileged children. The actor recounted his memories at a Hawaii gathering honoring the attack’s 75th anniversary in 2016. Sinise thanked a wheelchair-bound veteran during the anniversary ceremony.
Sinise clasped the American hero’s hand and thanked him for his service. The man showed humility and selflessness like the “greatest generation” heroes.
He cried and said, “I wish I could have done more.” Sinise played a crippled Vietnam War veteran in “Forrest Gump.”
Sinise’s portrayal of “Lieutenant Dan” connected him to generations of American warriors. As a response, the actor founded the Gary Sinise Foundation to help America’s soldiers.
Sinise cited his foundation’s work memorializing World War II soldiers’ recollections as they age.
The Gary Sinise Foundation is recording as many veterans’ tales as possible at the National World War II Museum and allowing as many as possible to visit, the actor and veteran booster told Newsmax.
Many Pearl Harbor and World War II veterans are now in their 100s.
Only two USS Arizona sailors were alive in 2021.
Nearly half of the Japanese attack’s de-aths were ship’s crew. Avenging Japan’s invasion became a rallying cry for Americans in World War II, which they won after four years.