Famous Veterans Born January 5th!
Today we wish #RobertDuvall a very happy 90th birthday! Duvall is not just a terrific actor, he's also on a long list of FamousVeterans.com having served in the U.S. Army. Also wishing a “happy angel birthday” today to #HughBrannum (#USMC #WWII) who played Captain Kangaroo’s sidekick “Mr. Green Jeans”. See if your favorite celeb served: FamousVeterans.com #captainkangaroo #robertduvall #famous #fame #veterans #armedforces #usarmy #marinescorps #usmc #hughbrannum #mrgreenjeans
National Wreaths Across America Day ⋆ Veteran Owned Businesses News - VOBeacon
National Wreaths Across America Day Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, there are wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,600 additional locations in all 50 U.S....
Remembering Charley Pride | County Music Singer, Professional Baseball Player and U.S. Army Veteran
Just heard of the passing of #CharleyPride! Did you know that before Pride went on to win the "Entertainer of the Year" award at the County Music Association Awards in 1971, he served (after being drafted) in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958. Pride died in Dallas on
The Price Is Right's #BobBarker who turns 97 today
Famous Veterans born today include The Price Is Right's #BobBarker who turns 97 today! Did you know Bob Barker served in the United States Navy during World War II? Happy Birthday, sir! Thank you for your service! See if your favorite celebrity served: FamousVeterans.com (FYI current TPIR host, #DrewCarey is also on the list)! #navy #fame #famousveterans #veterans #ww2 #bobarker #drewcarey #thepriceisright #gameshows #gameshowhosts #military #armedforces
From #moviestars, #televisionactors, #singers, #writers, #professionalathletes, #musicians and more, these #celebrities all served--at one time or another--in the United States military. Here's a patriotic reason this #VeteransDay to love your favorite celebrity!
In honor of #VeteransDay, here are several dozen famous military quotes broken down by branch.
Here at VOB one of our favorite quotes is (and if you think about it it’s right along the lines of what Veterans Day stands for): "The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation." -President George Washington
Wishing our good friend and funny man, #FredWillard, a very happy angel birthday today!
Wishing our good friend and funny man, #FredWillard, a very happy angel birthday today! I’m sure you’re up there cracking ‘em up, brother! Another on a long list of FamousVeterans.com having served in the United States Army! Thank you for your service! #fredwillard #commedian #commedy #actor #acting #tv #tvactors #television #army #veterans #militaryveterans #germany #armedforces #birthday #happybirthday #happyangelbirthday #funnyman #commedies #modernfamily
Famous Veterans - Kevin Dobson
Just learned of the passing of #KevinDobson. Dobson is another great human being who continued his support of his fellow brother/sister in arms throughout his entire life! RIP! Thank you for your service to our great country... and thank you for everything you've done for fellow veterans! You will be missed! Kevin Dobson – Actor: Detective Bobby Crocker (Kojak), M. Patrick "Mack" MacKenzie (Knots Landing) and Mickey Horton (Days of Our Lives) – (Army) - Passed away on September 6, 2020.
You should thank the USMC for Taco Bell!
Run for the Border, ¡Yo Quiero Taco Bell!, Think outside the bun… #SemperFi… uh wtf? Ok you’re are probably wondering what in the world the #MarineCorps has to do with a world famous fast food Mexican chain! If you are one of the millions of Americans who hits up #TacoBell every day, you can thank Mr. #GlennBell [who would have turned 97 yesterday (Sept. 3rd)]… and you can thank the #UnitedStatesMarineCorps! Read more...
Famous Veterans - Don Ho
Today we pay tribute and wish a happy angel birthday to Mr. "Tiny Bubbles" himself... Donald Tai Loy Ho... aka Don Ho! Did you know that before Don Ho became famous for his music and acting, he served in the #AirForce? Check out 1st Lt. Ho's military exp:
Famous Veterans Born August 11th
Born on this day in 1921, #AlexHaley was an American writer and the author of the 1976 book #Roots: The Saga of an American Family (later adapted into a television mini series). What was unique is that his literary voice (first book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X") came after his retirement (20 years) from the United States Coast Guard. Alex Haley… another on a long list of Famous Veterans. See if your favorite celebrity is on the list: FamousVeterans.com
Famous Veterans Born on August 10th!
Another reason to love your favorite celebrity! Both singers! Both did some acting! Both born on this date in 1928! Both strangely died in 2010! But do you know that #EddieFisher and #JimmyDean have something much more patriotic in common? FamousVeterans.com! See if your favorite celebrity is served!
Famous Veterans: Regis Philbin
RIP, #regisphibin! Regis Francis Xavier Philbin was born August 25, 1931 and passed away this week (July 24, 2020) just a month shy of his 89th birthday! Did you know that before Philbin got his fame and fortune from such shows as Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, #WhoWantstoBeaMillionaire, he first served honorably in the U.S. #Navy as a 310X-Supply Corps Officer (1953 - 1955). RIP, Regis! Thank you for entertaining us for years... and especially thank you for your service to your…
Famous Veterans born on July 21st include actor and comedian - #DonKnotts
Famous Veterans born on July 21st include actor and comedian - #DonKnotts. Knotts acted in many movies and television shows but we salute him today because of his service in the U.S. Army from June 21, 1943 to January 6, 1946. Any Don Knotts fans out there? #armedforces #famous #fame #threescompany #DeputySheriffBarneyFife #barneyfife #theandygriffthshow #theincrediblemrlimpet #thejoeybishopshow #theredskeltonshow #mchalesnavy #army #unitedstates #actors #moviestars #tvactors #acting…
Famous Veterans Born July 1st
Famous Veterans born on this day include: M*A*S*H (whose director and several actors were veterans) star #JamieFarr and Oscar-winning director (Out of Africa) #SydneyPollack. Both served in the U.S. Army! A little bit of trivia: did you know that Farr's character in M*A*S*H (Corporal Maxwell Q. "Klinger") wore Farr's actual Army issued dog tags from his time in service! Thank you for your service! Check out 100s of celebs who served: FamousVeterans.com