Actor Gary Sinise to lead Beaufort parade

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Actor Gary Sinise will serve as grand marshal for a parade next month celebrating Beaufort’s 300th birthday.

The Beaufort Gazette reports ( the parade on Sept. 17 is one of many events marking Beaufort’s tri-centennial.

Sinise played Lt. Dan in the film “Forrest Gump” and now is regularly seen in the television show “CSI-New York.”

The parade coincides with the second annual Lt. Dan Weekend, a retreat for severely wounded vets.

Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band will perform a concert the night before the parade for the wounded vets.


Information from: The Beaufort Gazette,

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