“Seeing the general public in an airport stand still to honor these kids was simply beautiful,” Tringale wrote. The vacations for the Gold Star families were coordinated by the Gary Sinise Foundation's Snowball Express Program. According to a provided by the organization, the foundation will 'host a five-day experience for 1,722 children of the fallen and their surviving parent or guardian. This therapeutic retreat will offer fun and inspiring programs, encouraging critical peer-to-peer support for these families.' The social media post had earned around 9,000 impressions and was shared approximately 6,100 times as of Monday evening.