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Actor, Cpl Alan Ladd US Army Air Corps (Served 1943-1943) Short Bio: After initially being classified 4-F in World War II due to stomach problems, Ladd was later instructed to begin military service in January of 1943. He joined the Army Air Forces and sent to a camp at Walla Walla, Washington, attaining the rank of corporal. But in mid-November 1943, he was given an honorable medical discharge due to an ulcer and double hernia. airforce.together...

Ernest Borgnine- U.S. Navy- WWII.

George Jones. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

Harvey Korman-Navy-WW2 (Actor)

A SALUTE TO HERO ARMY SPC. MONICA LIN BROWN.... A 19-year-old medic from Texas is the first woman in Afghanistan and only the second woman since World War II to receive the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest medal for valor. Army Spc. Monica Lin Brown, after an explosion ran through insurgent gunfire and used her body to shield wounded comrades as mortars fell less than 100 yards away. Medical aid rendered under fire saved all five of her comrades.

My heart is full with gratitude for the World War II Generation. May we never stop sharing these stories.... Heroes beyond the common!

John Amos - is a veteran of the 50th Armored Division of the New Jersey National Guard and Honorary Master Chief of the U.S. Coast Guard.

May 23 1900 Sgt William H Carney becomes the 1st African American awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for valor at Fort Wagner SC. During the Civil War behind enemy lines the flag man down Sgt. Carney grabbed the flag and carried it with him despite being wounded when he reached friendly lines he was met with cheers and stated "Boys, the old flag never touched the ground!" To read the entire story go to

Future general and President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, served at Camp Meade after World War I.

and NO ONE should try to take away a soldier's right to openly pray.


Medal of Honor Alvin York Tennessee, 1919

Edwin Jack "Eddie" Fisher (born Edwin Jack Tisch - August 10, 1928 – September 22, 2010) was an American entertainer. Fisher was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1951, sent to Texas for basic training, and served a year in Korea. From 1952 to 1953, he was the official vocal soloist for The United States Army Band and a tenor section member in the United States Army Band Chorus assigned at Fort Myer in the Washington, D.C. Military District.

Johnny Cash during his time in the Air Force

During WW II, Jack Lemmon served in the Naval Reserve and was the communications officer on the USS Lake Champlain.

RICHARD EGAN=WW2- Captain who was a judo, bayonet and knife fighting instructor.(far left) Actor

MACDONALD CAREY= Marines (Actor)

ARTHUR GODFREY= served in the Navy, Coast Guard and Navy Reserves. Bottom photo shows him in Korea DMZ in 1960.

Dayle Lymoine "Dale" Robertson (born July 14, 1923) is an American actor. He enlisted in the US Army, serving as a private in the Horse Cavalry in 1942. He was promoted to tank commander in the 777th Tank Nattalion in North Africa. He advanced to 1st Lieutenant with 332nd Combat Engineers in Patton's 3rd Army. He was wounded twice.

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Louis L'Amour. US Army, World War II. Novelist.

Jerry Mathers (actor) joined the U.S. Air Force Reserve in 1966. He made the rank of Sergeant.

Herbert Clark Hoover the 31st president of the United States

Don Knotts...US Army

Harry Belafonte served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.