Tagged: Famous Veterans

Famous Veterans Born on July 26th

Birthdays Today (July 26th): (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Born July 26, 1922: Blake Edwards – Producer/Director: Pink Panther – (Coast Guard WWII) – Died: December 15, 2010 Jason Robards – Actor: All The President’s Men – (Navy WWII was at Pearl Harbor) – Died: December 26, 2000 Hoyt Wilhelm – Major League Baseball Relief Pitcher: Old Sarge – (Army… Read more

Famous Veterans Born July 24th – Seinfeld’s Cosmo Kramer (Michael Richards)

Birthdays Today (July 24th): Born July 24, 1949: Michael Richards – Comedian, Actor: Cosmo Kramer on Seinfeld – (He was drafted into the United States Army in 1970. He trained as a medic and was stationed in West Germany. After being honorably discharged he used the benefits of the G.I. Bill to enroll in the California Institute of the Arts,… Read more

Famous Veterans Born July 21st – Don Knotts

Birthdays Today (July 21st): Born July 21, 1924: Don Knotts – Actor, Comedian – (Army) – Died: February 24, 2006 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Read more

Famous Veterans Birthdays Today: Audie Murphy and Danny Aiello

Today we wish a very Happy Angel Birthday to one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II, Audie Murphy.  After the war, Murphy embarked on a 21-year acting career that included over 20 movies as well as a television show.  He received every military combat award for valor available from the U.S. Army, as well as… 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 Famous Veterans Site Launched Can you guess what Bob Barker and Drew… Read more