19 Celebrities Who Served in the Military

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A gallery of celebrities who served in the military. Would you have guessed?

1. Drew Carey

Drew Carey
The Price is Right host Drew Carey spent six years (1980-1986) in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. He still has the haircut!

2. Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris
Not only did Chuck Norris serve in the Air Force, but he has served as spokesman for the VA and was named the Air Force's Veteran of the Year in 2001. It's unclear if he won any top-secret wars using only his unparalleled martial arts skills.

3. Nate Dogg

Nate Dogg
Before becoming one of the men who took hip hop to the mainstream in the 1990s, Nate Dogg was a munitions specialist in the US Marines. The late rapper once said he joined the military to "see if I was a man."

4. Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley, seen here in a 1958 photo, is perhaps the most famous celebrity veteran of all.

5. Ice-T

Ice-T
Law & Order: SVU star Ice-T (real name Tracy Marrow) has quite the resume over the years, but nothing is more surprising than his four-year stint in the U.S. Army from 1979-1983.

6. Bea Arthur

Bea Arthur
The Golden Girls star listed bow and rifle hunting on her Corps qualification card, and served as a typist and truck driver from 1943-1945, when she was honorably discharged.

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I'm surprised to know that Elvis was one of them.

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Thank you for posting this list today, and I thank them and all our brave military men and women for their service to our country. God bless.

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