The flight with "Uncle Jack"

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  1. Thorlifter

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    I really like Gary Sinise. He really supports the troops and all. A few years ago him and his band came over and did some shows for the troops over here. Was a pretty good time.
     
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    #3 Lighthunmust, May 27, 2011
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    Sinise is one of my favorites too. This video immediately brought back the excitement and joy of my own flight in the CAF's B-17 Sentimental Journey. Thanks for posting it!!!
     
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    A great actor and person without a doubt, one of the few that really cares about our men and women in uniform.
     
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    Good find! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Many thanks and I agree with all the comments about Gary Sinise. If Uncle Jack was the navigator in the lead ship of the group, he must have a sharp guy.
     
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    VERY cool Thor!! Thank you for sharing!:thumbright: :cool:
     
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    Perhaps I missed it in the video. Who owns this B-17?
     
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    Probably what used to be the Confederate Air Force before we got PC.
     
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    Great post. I really respect Gary and all he does. Seeing his uncle go flying again was a real treat.
     
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    I saw him give a reading of some christmas story in disneyworld and, a few months later, he's in the mall in washington DC for memorial day.

    The guy is performing public service all over the globe.
     
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    Did anyone catch the look on Uncle Jack's face when he came through the door, saw the B-17 and was asked to go for a ride? The blood rushed to his cheeks, a twinkle flashed in his eye and he got a grin that went from ear to ear. Love it!
     
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