Category: Famous Veterans

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
What do Don Knotts, Buddy Hackett and Dean Jones all have in common?

What do Don Knotts, Buddy Hackett and Dean Jones all have in common?

Besides being famous actors and comedians and staring in the Herbie The Love Bug movies together, what is something patriotic that Don Knotts, Buddy Hackett and Dean Jones all have in common? Did you know all 3 are military veterans and are on a list of FamousVeterans.com? Don Knotts served in the United States Army from June 21, 1943 to… Read more
Tax Free Shopping

Summer 2017 Veteran Owned Business Newsletter

VOB Member and Supporter News: Follow VOB On… Veterans Will Soon Get To Shop Tax-Free! Starting later this year, all honorably discharged veterans, no matter their branch of service, will be eligible to shop tax-free online at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service…Click here to read more Visit Your Military Veterans Discounts for a full list Famous Veterans Site… Read more