Category: Famous Veterans

Famous Veterans - Veterans Day

Famous Veterans – See If Your Favorite Celebrity Served!

As we get closer to #VeteransDay, we thought we’d share this very cool list of Famous Veterans (actors, writers, musicians, athletes, etc.) who served! Check out the list to see if your favorite celebrity served: FamousVeterans.com including details about what branch they served in, where they may have been stationed as well as when each Famous Veteran’s birthday is and… Read more
F Lee Bailey

Famous Veterans: Passing of Criminal Defense Attorney and Marine Corps Pilot – F. Lee Bailey

#FamousVeterans​:  Just heard of the passing at 87 of high-profile criminal defense attorney (represented O.J. Simpson), F. Lee Bailey. Here’s a short history of his early years: Bailey was born in Waltham, Massachusetts. His mother was a teacher and nursery school director, and his father an advertising salesman. His parents divorced when he was ten. Bailey attended Cardigan Mountain School… Read more
Caliber Collision Honor Our Heroes

Dallas Cowboys Fans: FREE day of games, autographs, photo opportunities and more!

A Day to Honor and Celebrate Active Duty Military, Veterans and First Responders April 4th, 2020 12 – 6 P.M. @ AT&T Stadium (1 AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011) FREE ADMISSION For the 4th year, Caliber Collision is partnering with the Dallas Cowboys to honor active duty military, veterans, first responders and their families. Come out and meet Dallas Cowboys… Read more

Famous Veterans: List of Presidents Who Served

 George Washington set an important precedent by entering the Presidency as a civilian By Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer A majority of America’s presidents came to office as Veterans. Twenty-six of our 45 Presidents served in the military. Presidential Veterans often coincided with America’s military engagements. Until World War II, a majority of our presidents had served in the Army.… Read more
Kirk Douglas - Famous Veterans

Hollywood Icon and Navy WWII Veteran – Remembering Kirk Douglas

(source: Wikipedia) Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020) was an American actor, producer, director, philanthropist and author. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s,… Read more
October 2019 Vetearn Owned Business Newsletter

October 2019 Veteran Owned Business Newsletter

11th Annual Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies List Veterans Day 2019 (and VOB’s 11th Anniversary) is less than a month away. We are working on our 11th Annual Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies list. This list is seen by 100s of 1,000’s in the veteran and military community. If you have a great offer you’d like to share, send it… Read more
Famous Veterans: Jackie Robinson

Military History of Jackie Robinson – The 1st African American to play in Major League Baseball

Rounding out January birthdays of #FamousVeterans include baseball legend Jackie Robinson! Born: January 31, 1919 (Died: October 24, 1972).  Here’s a very interesting read about Jackie Robinson’s time in uniform! (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Follow VOB On… In 1942, Robinson was drafted and assigned to a segregated Army cavalry unit in Fort Riley, Kansas. Having the requisite qualifications, Robinson… Read more