Gary Sinise appears at fundraiser for injured veteran

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band show for Operation Tyler on Friday evening at Apple Creek.

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band show for Operation Tyler on Friday evening at Apple Creek. Photo by Stephen Brooks.

It was a night that will always be remembered in Mid-Missouri. On Friday night, thousands of people gathered for what organizers called “Tylerstock.”

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Rob Crouse meets Tyler Huffman prior to the Lt. Dan Band concert for Operation Tyler on Friday evening.

Actor and musician Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band played for the all-ages crowd at Apple Creek Farm near Centertown, but most importantly, concert goers said, to support building Cpl. Tyler Huffman, an injured Marine, a Smarthome.

Tom Maupin, an Vietnam era Army veteran, drove with family members from their Fulton home to the concert. Richard Coder and his wife, Georgina, said it is events like the concert and the support for the community that make them love Central Missouri.

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