Capt. Dale Dye, actor and senior technical advisor on such award winning movies as "Platoon", "Saving Private Ryan" and HBO's "Band of Brothers" commissioned Artist Ron Petitt to create an Airborne sculpture for presentation to Actor Tom Hanks and Director Steven Spielberg to commemorate their special contributions in reigniting the deep appreciation for America's military heroes.
Tom Hanks responded, calling the sculpture "Extraordinary!"
Capt. Dye called it "Absolutely Great!"
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Actor Tom Hanks
Artist Ron Petitt with his life size clay airborne soldier sculpture. Click on photo for more information.