James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor. The U.S. Army, specifically the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), recruited Jones in 1953 for two years of compulsory service. He spent much of his stint in a rigorous ranger-training program in the Colorado mountains and was set to reenlist in 1955 when his commanding officer suggested that he taste civilian life before making a long-term commitment to the armed services.
Ty Hardin, born Orison Whipple Hungerford, Jr., (born January 1, 1930), is a former American actor. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was commissioned after attending Officer Candidate School, and became a pilot of Forward Observer O-1 Bird Dog liaison aircraft.
Charles Marshall - Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Served in the Confederate Army as a Lieutenant Colonel and Aide-de-Camp to General Robert E. Lee. He was present at the major battles of the Army of Northern Virginia and at Lee's surrender at Appomattox.