Music Stars Who Served Their Country

Jimi Hendrix Military

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The road to musical fame is never one specific, pre-paved straight path. Still, it is even more amazing when someone goes from enrolling in and living the rigorous lifestyle required of the armed services to becoming a huge star, where their next “tour” is all about elaborate stages and adoring screaming fans. You might be surprised just how many big names in entertainment were actually loyal U.S. military men first. Take a look through this military-themed gallery from our friends at and see if you recognize the men inside the uniform.