Clark Gable (1901-1960) Major US Army Air Corps 1942-44 WW II. Although beyond draft age, Clark Gable enlisted as a private. Assigned to OCS he excelled and received a commission. He flew five combat mission as an observer/gunner in a B-17earning a Distinguished Flying Cross and an Air Medal. On his fourth mission, a 20mm shell cut the heel from his boot. His discharge was signed by Captain Ronald Reagan. Gable starred in 67 movie films.
US army recruitment video combines discourse surrounding life in the armed forces and real life images of soldiers to encourage individuals to join the army “There’s strong and then there is army strong” “It’s a strength like no other” “It’s a strength of character and purpose” “There is nothing on this green earth that is stronger than the US Army”