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John Ondrasik

Singer-songwriter John Ondrasik has spent the past decade writing deeply personal songs that include social messages, invoke the human spirit and make an emotional connection. With the past six albums by Five For Fighting, the name under which he records and performs, John has sold over 3 million records. Five For Fighting's breakthrough came in 2001 with the Grammy-nominated song “Superman,” and his performance at The Concert for New York. Ondrasik proceeded to become part of the American songbook with the hits “100 Years,” "World," "The Riddle,” “Chances,” and “What If.” He has also been deeply involved in philanthropic efforts. Highlighted by his project, supporting various military charities and USO tours, and distributing over a million “CD for the Troops” to servicemen and their families around the world. John continues to release new music, including the new song protesting the Afghanistan withdrawal “Blood on my Hands”. All the while working with his father at the Ondrasik family business, Precision Wire Products, founded 1946.

"Nobody has done more for our troops and their families than Gary Sinise. Whether it's playing bass in his Lieutenant Dan band or building houses for multi-amputee veterans, Gary's example and humility inspires us all. As a musician who deeply shares his passion for the mental and physical well being of our soldiers, I am honored to be an Ambassador for GSF."

— John Ondrasik