The Famous Veterans

Ever since I started this blog, I’ve always wanted to post something about the famous American veterans.  So I guess I can start by  naming them. I was actually shocked with some of them at the same time, admire them =) Below are just some of the popular vets who have lived and served the country.

Alan Alda – Actor, Director, Screenwriter | Former Army Reserve Gunner
Tony Bennett – Singer | Former Private, U.S. Army
Drew Carey – Comedian, Actor | Former U.S Marine
Johnny Carson – Host of the Tonight Show | Former Ensign, U.S. Navy
Bill Cosby – Actor | Former Hospital Corpsman, U.S. Navy
Clint Eastwood – Actor, Director | Former Instructor, U.S. Army
Jocelyn Elders – Former Surgeon General | Former Second Lieutenant, Army Medical Specialist Corps
Malcolm Forbes – Publisher, Multimillionaire | Former Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army
R. Buckminster Fuller – Inventor/Engineer | Former Ensign, U.S. Navy
Rocky Marciano – Heavyweight Boxing Champion | Former Enlisted, U.S. Army
Chuck Norris – Actor, Martial Arts Champion | Former U.S. Air Force
Shaggy – Reggae/Pop Superstar | Former U.S. Marine
Fred W. Smith – CEO FedEx | Former Comminsioned Officer, U.S. Marine Corps
George Steinbrenner – Baseball Executive, Businessman | Former General’s Aid, U.S. Air Force
Dave Thomas – Founder & CEO of Wendy’s | Former Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army
Charles Walgreen – Pharmacist, Drug Store Chain | Owner, Former Enlisted, 1st Illinois Volunteer Cavalry (Spanish-American War)
George Westinghouse – Inventor, Engineer, Businessman | Former Engineer, Union Navy (Civil War)
Montel Williams – Talkshow Host, Motivational | Speaker | Former Lieutenant, Naval Security Fleet Support Division

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  1. Kally

    awesomely wierd!

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