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Famous Veterans Born December 7th: Ted Knight – Eli Wallach – Jack Pennick – Tom Waits

Check out these Famous Veterans who were born on December 7th: #TedKnight (#TheMaryTylerMooreShow, Too Close for Comfort, #Caddyshack): Knight dropped out of high school to enlist in the United States Army in World War II. He was a member of A Company, 296th Combat Engineer Battalion, earning five battle stars while serving in the European Theatre. #EliWallach (The Magnificent Seven,… Read more

Famous Veterans Born December 7th: Ted Knight – Eli Wallach – Jack Pennick – Tom Waits

Check out these Famous Veterans who were born on December 7th: #TedKnight (#TheMaryTylerMooreShow, Too Close for Comfort, #Caddyshack): Knight dropped out of high school to enlist in the United States Army in World War II. He was a member of A Company, 296th Combat Engineer Battalion, earning five battle stars while serving in the European Theatre. #EliWallach (The Magnificent Seven,… Read more
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Famous Veterans Born October 29th – The Joy of Painting’s Bob Ross

Today we celebrate what would have been Bob Ross’ 80th birthday! https://tinyurl.com/famousveterans-bobross Whether you dug him for his curly, permed hair (yes his hair was naturally straight)… his paintings… or the calming way he talked about “wispy clouds” as the art instructor/television host of the show “The Joy of Painting”… today we celebrate the life—and 20 year Air Force military… Read more
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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

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

Famous Veterans Born April 27th: Jack Klugman

Wishing Jack Klugman a happy angel birthday today! Jack Klugman stared on several hit TV shows including: Quincy M.E. and, of course, as Oscar Madison on The Odd Couple. But did you know that before all his fame from acting on a dozen plus movies and several dozen TV shows, Klugman was a soldier United States Army during World War… Read more

Famous Veterans Born April 27th: Jack Klugman

Wishing Jack Klugman a happy angel birthday today! Jack Klugman stared on several hit TV shows including: Quincy M.E. and, of course, as Oscar Madison on The Odd Couple. But did you know that before all his fame from acting on a dozen plus movies and several dozen TV shows, Klugman was a soldier United States Army during World War… Read more