Walter Brennen (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974). Born in Lynn, MA. Enlisted in US Army and served with 101st Field Artillery in France during WW I. Actor who won three Academy Awards. Best known for his role in the television series The Real McCoys, and films The Westerner, To Have and Have Not, and My Darling Clementine.
Michele S. Jones was the first woman in the United States Army Reserve to reach the position of command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Reserve. She was the first female non-commissioned officer to serve in the highest enlisted position of a component of the U.S. Army, active or reserve, and was at one time the highest-ranking African-American female enlisted person in any branch of the United States military, as well as the highest-ranking enlisted African American in the Army Reserve.
Ronald Reagan, In December 1941, right after the U.S. entered into World War II, Reagan was drafted into the army. His near-sightedness kept him from the front so he spent three years in the army working for the Motion Picture Army Unit making training and propaganda films. Then he served as Governor of CA, and they went on to two terms as The President of the United States of America.
Singer, SGT Lou Rawls US Army (Served 1955-1958) Short Bio: Moving to Los Angeles in the 1950s, Rawls first joined the Chosen Gospel Singers and recorded with them. He later became a member of the Pilgrim Travelers, which also included Sam Cooke. In 1955, Rawls put music on hold to enlist in the U.S. Army. http://army.togetherweserved.com/profile/343131
1860s Uniform: After an extensive survey of the worlds leading public and private Confederate collections, the frock coat shown here has been determined to be the only known surviving circa 1860-1861 South Carolina Regular Army enlisted artillery man’s frock coat left in existence.
A young Private first class at jump school Ft. Campbell, Ky., 1961. He served in the US Army Airborne Rangers. Three tours of duty in Vietnam. He was shot through both legs..He has more medals than I have space to write about..After 20yrs. of service to our country he retired a SGM. The highest rank for an enlisted man other than SGM of the Army. After his retirement a tractor accident on his farm left him paralized in a wheelchair. America Thanks you Bob.!