[caption id=“attachment_3463” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Gary Sinise and his 12-member band, the Lt. Dan Band, celebrated Independence Day with over 4,000 military families at an exclusive USO concert, sponsored by TriWest Health Care Alliance, at U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr in Germany, July 4, 2010. (U.S. Army Photo by Gertrud Zach/released)”][/caption]
You know him, you love him, and his band regaled Troops and families with their favorite songs over the 4th of July holiday. Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band traveled through Germany and Italy for a special pair of concerts earlier this month, entertaining thousands of military families along the way. Visit their website for the latest updates; they have public concerts coming up in Oshkosh, WI; Airway Heights, WA; and Staten Island, just to name a few.
And be sure to check out our photo essay from the stops in Germany - with USO’s very own CEO and President Sloan Gibson - and enjoy the videos below from Italy!
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