Gary Sinise talks about his mission to raise awareness for and honor our veterans

On radio this morning, conservative actor and musician Gary Sinise joined Glenn to talk about a wonderful partnership he has forged between the Gary Sinise Foundation and the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation called Building for America’s Bravest. The project is aimed at honoring and supporting our nation’s heroes.

“I have a great partnership between my foundation, Gary Sinise Foundation, and the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation in New York,” Gary explained. “And we created a program called Building for America’s Bravest. It’s a home building program to address the special home needs of our very, very severely wounded warriors. And we have concerts going all over the country. I have a great band, Gary Sinise and Lieutenant Dan Band. We go all over the world doing shows for our military and veteran communities. And for the Building for America’s Bravest program. And one of our warriors, Travis Green, is somebody we’re building for in the San Antonio area and we have a concert on Friday night at the Lila Cockrell Theater. We want everybody in that area to come out and support this great American.”

Gary went on to talk about how he has really began to devote himself to helping veterans and their families.

“At the Gary Sinise Foundation our charge is to serve and honor the needs of our military men and women, our First Responders, our wounded, our gold star families. And I do that on a very, very regular basis. I leave tonight to go to D.C. to do some events. Then I’m in San Antonio on Friday for a concert there for Travis Green. Then on Saturday I’m in Dallas for a big event there called Skyball, which is a big military support event,” he said. “And I’m just constantly on the road doing this stuff right now. CSI New York got cancelled. So, you know, I’m spending all my time on this. To come on your show and to be able to talk about Travis Green, what he’s given for his country and to encourage people in San Antonio to buy some tickets and come on out. It’s not that expensive and the money goes to help support this great American who’s given his limbs for our country and he’s got a family and we want to help him out as we want to help so many of our wounded. You can look at the Building for America’s Bravest program on the Gary Sinise Foundation website.”

For those who will not be able to attend Gary’s upcoming events in Texas, there are still ways for you to get involved in this great cause.

“You can donate at GarySiniseFoundation.org. Like I said, we’re doing these homes all over. I’ve done 20 concerts in the last 18, 19 months just for the wounded. I have three more concerts this year for our Building for America’s Bravest program,” Gary said. “We’re going to chip away next year and do as many as we can. This is just, you know, this is an important part of my life and I feel we always have to recognize our veterans for what they do for us. We have to keep our military strong.”

“Gary, thank you so much,” Glenn said. “And thank you for all of your service, and, quite honestly, just the way you seem to live your life. You’re a decent, decent man and we appreciate it.”

You can learn more about the Gary Sinise Foundation HERE. And watch the entire interview below:

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  • Draxx

    Over 6,000 Vets Commit Suicide Every Year, but the MSM and Federal Gov’t Won’t Admit or Publicize These Facts…

  • Draxx

    I wish more Celebrities Treated Our Military People The Same As Gary Sinise…!!!

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    I love this guy a good man.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dee.kinder2 Dee Kinder

    Thanks, Gary and Thanks, Glenn…….for all that you guys do for our veterans and for our country.  We are SO proud of both of you and keep you in our prayers!  God bless you both!

  • Anonymous

    CLASS

  • Anonymous

    Gary you are one in a million.  I stand with you!!!  My husband is a VietNam Veteran.  Keep on doing what you are doing – they appreciate and love you for it.

  • Thomas Aquinas

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  • Anonymous

    Now, this man, Gary Sinise, is a true American hero!  Am sorry to hear his show CSI NY was

    canceled.  But, I see at least one from that series has landed on another TV series.

  • Anonymous

    just curious, which celebrities treat the military poorly?

  • Anonymous

    Gary Sinise is a cool guy, Glenn Beck is a fat cocksucker

  • Draxx

    Rosanne Barr for one… do your own research!

  • Anonymous

    God bless our WW11 vets
    Show us again how it’s done Gentlemen !!!!

  • Anonymous

    Good one !! stuff that right down there throat just maybe a clue will come .
    God bless you

  • Anonymous

    May GOD have mercy on them for they have been trampled under foot.
    Again I say to you God bless you !

  • Draxx

    Thank-You, and God Bless you and your family too…

  • Victor’s Punishment

    Lt. Dan is the man when it comes to honoring our veterans. The fact that the entertainment industry as a whole likes to take advantage of them by portraying vets as crazy, evil, or bent on dealing death as in the characterizations they usually portray in television and movies makes me take a dim view of that business as a whole. Gary Sinise and a few others are good people and they actually care about how the troops and vets are treated. 

    He has taken a position of leadership in that role, and he always has the welfare of our military and veterans at heart and it shows. While the rest of the entertainment business sneers and portrays our fighting men and women in the most negative ways possible, Sinise lifts them up and always treats them with respect and honor.

    God bless America and God bless Gary Sinese!

  • Victor’s Punishment

    You are a troll, and a foul mouthed one at that. Be gone troll.

  • SRM29

    Do what I do: report and ignore. He can get his attention elsewhere