We’ve covered actor Gary Sinise quite a bit on this site, but this tweet slipped past us over the weekend. We’re certain he’d pass on being TIME’s person of the year — and he’s been helping military families for years — because the man is so humble.

Anyway, here’s the Gary Sinise Foundation flying more than a thousand Gold Star children to Disney World for the holidays.

Seriously, is this the greatest guy or what? He tours with the Lt. Dan Band to entertain the troops and then does this for Gold Star families. (You can spot him in the photo if you look closely enough.)

Here’s a very tempting thought, although we think Sinise could and will do so much more in the private sector:

In case you missed it from this thread of goodbyes to President George H.W. Bush, here’s what Sinise had to offer:

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Update:

Looks like we’re on the same page with Patricia Heaton:


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