The World War II Foundation Advisory Committee lends its insight to projects and initiatives undertaken by the foundation. We rely on these very talented individuals for advice, guidance and support. They all bring sustained value to our organization derived from their experience, accomplishments and individualistic views.

Ross McCall
Ross McCall is one of the most well-known WWII actors of the decade, playing Joseph Liebgott in HBO’s Band of Brothers. He also brings many good contacts to the WWII Foundation through his interaction with the WWII community.

Curt Schilling
A three-time World Series winning pitcher with the Boston Red Sox (twice), and the Arizona Diamondbacks, Curt Schilling has been an advocate for veterans for most of his long career. He has been part of USO tours to Afghanistan and is active in the Wounded Warrior Project.

Ken Rendell
Ken Rendell owns the largest private collection of WWII artifacts in the world and is one of the most foremost historians on the years 1917-1945.

Dale Dye
A decorated Vietnam veterans, Dale Dye is one of the most respected advisors to military film production in the world and has also appeared in many films including: Saving Private Ryan, Platoon and Band of Brothers

Lt. Col (Ret.) James Megellas
Is the highest decorated officer in history of 82nd Airborne and WWII veteran and a WWII legend who is now 96 years old, but who still travels to schools around the country to talk to students about WWII and leadership. He also frequently makes trips overseas to talk to the new generation of American fighting men and women.

Damian Lewis
Damian Lewis is one of the most well-known WWII actors of the decade, playing Major Richard Winters, the lead character in HBO’s Band of Brothers. He also brings many good international contacts to the WWII Foundation through his interaction with the WWII community in Europe. Damian is British.

James Madio
James Madio is one of the most well-known WWII actors of the decade, playing Frank Perconte in HBO’s Band of Brothers. He also brings many good contacts to the WWII Foundation through his interaction with the WWII community.