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Actor Gary Sinise to Receive Saint Pio Award

WASHINGTON -- Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band perform at the Pentagon. Theevent, sponsored by America Supports You, was in recognition of National Military Appreciation Month. Sinise supports the military through various shows at military bases and has taken three USO sponsored trips to Iraq and Afghanistan. He plans to return to the Middle East this summer.

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 04/14/16

A press release from my friends at the Saint Pio Foundation:

The Saint Pio Foundation is proud to present the 2nd “Saint Pio Award Ceremony,” which will take place at The Naval Heritage Center (701 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20004) on Friday, May 27, 2016, at 12:00 PM (noon). A cocktail reception will be followed by the award ceremony. The Saint Pio Award has been established to recognize the selfless and outstanding contribution of those individuals who have strongly committed to support the Saint Pio Foundation and its vision. Recipients of the Saint Pio Awards will be the Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Academy Award nominated actor Gary Sinise, and Hon. Jim Nicholson, former Secretary for Veteran Affairs and former US Ambassador to the Holy See. Special guests of the event will be Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington; Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio to the United Nations; the acclaimed actors Joe Mantegna & Tony Lo Bianco; and the Hon. Robert P. Astorino, Westchester County Executive (NY). Part of the proceeds of this event will be allocated to the support of the VA Maryland Healthcare System’s Homeless Program in Baltimore.

You can learn more about this event, and support the work of the foundation, by visiting their website at this link.

The foundation has also released the video of Gary Sinise, below.

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