Picks and Pans Review: CSI: NY's Gary Sinise He's Got Medal

updated 03/16/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 03/16/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>The Emmy and SAG winner, 53, received another award—in the Oval Office.

SO, YOU WON THE PRESIDENTIAL CITIZENS MEDAL! We started Operation Iraqi Children. I started sending [troops] school supplies so they could give them to the kids. I was honored to be awarded for something that I'd do regardless of being recognized for it.

MEET THE PRESIDENT? It was a quick five minutes but it was very special and humbling.

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