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I love and Melia and joining us now you recognize him from here -- but he's got a lot of other stuff to talk about with -- today I'm Tyler thanks for joining us.
Hitting -- ideas don't don't get I think -- great we've got a panel of four people throwing questions that you failed here a few different going right.
Asking you questions but we plan to soccer and we know you've been involved with the US -- of it -- about that.
I have got involved in the US so.
Actually the first time around a year -- -- -- sitting on a couple matures.
And last your travel to Iraq and Afghanistan with admiral -- Chairman of the joint chiefs.
And saw a lot of Americans men and women service -- in servicemen and working really really hard.
And though both of those places and I just got back from a second USO tours in Germany and Turkey.
And you spent Thanksgiving.
-- it has that I -- I'd job that the day before Thanksgiving so we did have a couple different dinners with.
Different groups of -- forces where we are celebrating Thanksgiving overseas.
But then on the actual day I was with my own family.
Okay and that how did you enjoy being there and spending time with the -- what kind of things did you guys thought about -- -- happy to see you.
Then you know what this is one of those things -- say to all my friends the US so I said look I'm not an entertainer.
The singer songwriter musician so it can give a concert and I'm not a bombshell signals gonna wanna look at me.
And a lot of these a lot of the people who -- -- say look just you being there you're boosting morale.
You're bringing a piece a home to these troops in these different places around the world that aren't.
Home so a lot of time you just sitting conversation we could talk about.
And Xbox video game with a twenty year old soldier where you talk about.
What their families are a few back of the state you're just kind of there being with them.
Reminding them home that -- -- thinking about them.
Yeah and I understand that's a big part of you know reminding them that they have a lot of yeah -- here in the US and I'm sure you've got away.
From being involved in that as well.
Absolutely I mean I'm not I -- didn't come from the service my follows a Vietnam vet.
Got pretty big menu and show my grandfather my great uncle -- -- in World War II.
And I've got a lot of friends that are in the current the current wars.
And for me to deal to go speak to these troops speak to you.
The men and women of our armed forces and then come home and talk about the work they're doing the spirit they're carrying.
It's a pretty big deal for me after I got back -- my first tour I was a little upset that everybody here had forgotten about them.
And so now.
Working with the US so in groups like -- IAEA.
-- gets you remind people not to forget about our troops about everybody all of our American forces that are outside the US right now.
Especially holiday times.
I in the IAEA can you tell us a little bit about -- you got involved with family and what they care.
The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
It's a group run by Paul right -- there mission their goal is to help.
Veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars coming home to acclimate to daily life basically coming from a combat zone to -- home life.
Give these soldiers these airmen these Marines he's -- -- all the the I guess.
Necessity -- the things they would need coming home the the support as well as helping the families.
You know if you go on IA BA dot org or community.
Of veterans -- -- in.
You a lot of information about about that group -- what those guys are doing.
Craig and part of the reason that you're able to spread the word about what -- -- -- remind all of us to appreciate.
What they're doing for us this because we know you of course from TV in Pennsylvania Avenue sound coming out -- that right tell us about that new.
I do in this movie called armored.
It's about an armored car robbery -- heist that kind of goes wrong.
-- desperate times -- got a group of guys that are kind of at the end of their rope in this struggling grasping offer some thing.
And and he had to get caught up in a botched heist and I'd play played good guy.
Play cop who responds to the to an alarm and get caught up in a really really bad situation.
And a pretty good cast and it is -- right amazing that tax I -- I got very lucky.
Laurence Fishburne genre known Matt Dillon and Columbus shorts you go rent them are in the last I mean it's.
I just sat around and listen to stories these veterans these guys in -- -- for so many years -- this kind of told they were saying and reverence is like I can't believe I'm here again.
-- on the set with such.
Men that I really look up -- my career and you also have a production company that I picture it -- I have an idea I do.
The traditional film and television production company -- moving to studio for future years that a lot of comic books.
Actually and digital content I think there might have been announced about a project fourth -- on right now with -- -- called old -- -- -- geek culture and pop culture and mashed it together in battle for the death.
-- unlike going on something they don't really sleep yeah.
Eight constantly we how about that.
Oh we look you know like you geek culture is is some innocent in all of us and I think the more we can accept -- and then.
Celebrated then more phone -- and have.
Great and that -- our viewers in talent to the show we spent -- -- from Sarah New York who causing hot.
Pink hamsters there.
She didn't she can register any -- complaints of my mother.
I'm not gonna do me -- -- to can't wait to see what's going to happen I'm here -- in January -- -- -- -- -- Oh man I wish I could the last.
Nathan patrolling Peter patrolling my character's brother had died.
So I think we deal with the heartache of that and the reality of what happens when someone killed your brother and a -- Well thank you so much for joining us thanks for reminding all of us to appreciate our troops and that -- -- about the strategy and so -- -- that event.
Go in attain its you -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I tell you any any any time anybody can go over to.
Overseas even on the bases here in the states and spend some time of the troops even if you're passing by.
Someone in uniform say thank you.
You know it's just the easy thing to do with thanking them for their service I know my father's generation Vietnam veterans coming back -- -- So I make sure that I think my -- all the time and when I see people in uniform nowadays doesn't matter what branch.
What does matter where they're from its just a simple thank you.
It means the world to them and and really the sacrifices of their making that their families are making for our nation does a really big deal so I've also thought they respond well to drinks seem -- -- -- I'm glad that yeah yeah.
It would be on the a and get a couple friends.
Yeah I know got a couple friends coming home their challenging me to -- -- some of my guys I don't drink I don't drink on that -- verified anyway.
That's if you if you make some you article also someone -- -- -- forces hasn't been verified got a I don't know I happy I'm not an analogy.
I'm not yet but I think he's gonna smear and -- -- -- -- for joining us we really appreciate that and we will be sent a check magnanimity armored on the -- -- right.
Thank you thank you thank draft day.
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