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Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band to hold benefit concert for local wounded vets

Nearly 20 years ago when actor Gary Sinise created the role of wounded Vietnam vet and future Tom Hanks Bubba Gump Shrimp Company business partner Lieutenant Dan Taylor in director Robert Zemeckis' 1994 film "Forrest Gump," the actor never anticipated he would be one day be helping real-life injured soldiers who grew up watching him in the movie classic. Over the past decade, the bass player and his Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band have entertained countless troops overseas on USO tours and become a fundraising machine for wounded troops and their families via concerts the 12-member outfit schedules between the actor's busy shooting schedule on the hit CBS drama "CSI: NY."

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