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Famous veterans

Rocky Marciano

Born Rocco Francis Marchegiano in Brockton, Massachuesetts, on September 1, 1923, Marciano won the heavyweight championship by defeating Jersey Joe Walcott for the title on September 23, 1952. Rocky Marciano was a champion in civilian life…

Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson is famous Hollywood actor well-known for his country tunes and his talent on the silver screen, but if that isn't enough to impress you, his time in the US Army might. Born to Mary Ann and U.S. Army Air corps officer Lars…