While Visiting Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan for Christmas, ‘Lt. Dan’ Gets a Long Overdue Surprise

Earlier this week, actor Gary Sinise — well known for his role at Lt. Dan in “Forrest Gump” — revealed he was visiting America’s military men and women who are deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan for the Christmas season:


But while he was there, Gen. Mark Milley, the chief of staff of the U.S. Army, had a long overdue surprise for “Lt. Dan.” In an honorary battlefield promotion, Sinise is now “Capt. Dan” in recognition of all the hard work he has done supporting service members.

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It’s certainly a well-deserved promotion.


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