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Broderick Crawford enlisted in the US Army Air Corps during WWII. He was assigned to the Armed Forces Network and sent to Britain in 1944 as a Sergeant serving as an announcer for the Glenn Miller American Band.

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Paul Harvey Aurandt (September 4, 1918 – February 28, 2009), better known as Paul Harvey, was a conservative American radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks. He broadcast News and Comment on weekday mornings and mid-days, and at noon on Saturdays, as well as his famous The Rest of the Story segments. From the 1950s through the 1990s, Harvey's programs reached as many as 24 million people a week. Paul Harvey News was carried on 1,200 radio stations, 400 Armed Forces Network stations and…

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"In 1944, Mickey Rooney enlisted in the US Army. He served more than 21 months, until shortly after the end of World War II. During and after the war he helped entertain the troops and spent part of the time as a radio personality on the American Forces Network. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, and World War II Victory Medal for his military service."

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Paul Harvey 1918 -2009 American radio broadcaster. Best known for The Rest of the Story. I first heard him on the Armed Forces network while in Vietnam in 1972. I found his social commentary was always fair and hopeful for the future and certainly prophetic in nature. He was folksy and spoke with a timbre of authoritative research.

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Super Friends Saturday morning cartoon from the 70's

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The future soldier: part human, part machine

The Future Soldier Will Be Part Human, Part Machine | Different divisions of the U.S. armed forces, as well as other government agencies such as Darpa, are all working on developing high-tech armor that will help not only provide soldiers with full-body ballistic protection, but will also give them superhuman-like capabilities. [Military Technologies: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/military/ DARPA: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/darpa/ Future Wars…

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Mickey Rooney - n 1944, Rooney entered military service. He served more than 21 months, until shortly after the end of World War II. During and after the war he helped entertain the troops in America and Europe, and spent part of the time as a radio personality on the American Forces Network and earned the Bronze Star.

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See the Rant from a Popular Sportscaster During an NFL Pre-Game Show That May Have Helped Get Football Back on for Our Troops

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The records of singers Rosemary and Betty Clooney, always a hit with members of the armed forces, are particular favorites of this Armed Forces network disk jockey. He's their brother, Pvt. Nick Clooney, of Maysville, Ky. Nick usually spins them on the late night show "Melody-go-Round", which originates in Frankfurt. But, he's pictured in action here during the AFN's "Platter Parade", special yearly show to win GI support for the March of Dimes campaign. January 17, 1956

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