Celebrities Who Served in the Military

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  • Marvin Gaye
  • Berry Gordy
  • James Earl Jones
  • Bill Cosby
  • MC Hammer
  • Harry Belafonte
  • Ice-T
  • Canibus
  • Montel Williams
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • J.R. Martinez
  • Nate Dogg
  • Shaggy
  • Terence Trent D'Arby
  • Morgan Freeman

James Earl Jones

Jones enrolled in Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) while in college and enlisted in the Army after graduation. While he was never dispatched to the front in the Korean War, the actor rose the ranks to First Lieutenant before his discharge in 1954.  

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