Beau Bridges, left, and Jeff Bridges during their Coast Guard days. ~ In 1959, Beau enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and also served for eight years in the Coast Guard Reserve. ~ Jeff served in the US Coast Guard Reserves for eight years, from 18 until he was 26.
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World War II - WAVES, WACs, WASPs & SPARs - They served not only in the Army (WAC), but also with the Navy (WAVES) and Coast Guard (SPARs). Although never officially members of the armed forces, Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) provided critical support for the war effort.
Actor GM1 Gale Gordon US Coast Guard (1942-1945) Short Bio-In 1942, Gale joined the United States Coast Guard. He joined willingly; he wasn't drafted. He enlisted and rose to the rank of Petty Officer First Class in the three years he was in the Guard. Going on US Navy vessels his military service took him all around the most dangerous parts of the world at that time... mostly to Asia. http://coastguard.togetherweserved.com/profile/9588