Fort Hood: Thousands attend Operation Phantom Warrior Salute event

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FORT HOOD, Texas (KWTX) Headlining the Phantom Warrior Salute concert was Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.

The actor known for his role in the 1994 academy award winning picture Forrest Gump as Lieutenant Dan, plays with his band around the world for U.S Troops.

Fans arrived early Saturday from around central Texas on post.

“Lt. Dan band, that is one of the reasons we are here. We are a huge Forest Gump fan and the girls are going to dance” fan, Chantelle Young said.

The night closed out with a big bang with a firework display on site.