34 Celebrities Who Served Our Country

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This is from Mental Floss. 

I knew of many of these celebrities that served.

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It’s Veterans Day in the U.S. (Remembrance Day in Canada), so it’s fitting that we look at a few famous folks who served our country.

1. PETE ROSE

Rose was in the Ohio Army National Guard. He served at Fort Knox for six months, where he was a platoon guide. Then he spent parts of the next six years balancing his burgeoning baseball career with time as part of a Reserve Unit at Fort Thomas, where he was a company cook.

2. GLENN MILLER

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Miller really wanted to serve his country. Because he was too old (age 38 at the time), the Navy turned down his services. The noted band leader and composer actually had to convince the Army Air Forces to accept him, by saying he wanted to…

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