Young Bill Cosby enlisted in the Navy in 1956. He trained as a hospital corpsman and served aboard ships and at the Marine base at Quantico, Virginia, before being sent to Bethesda Naval Hospital, assigned to work with Korean War casualties. In 1960, Cosby was honorably discharged after four years of military service.
Young Paul Newman
1960年、米国空軍のジョゼフ・キッティンジャー(Joseph Kittinger)が高度10万2,800フィート(31,330 m) まで巨大ヘリウム気球「エクセルシオIII (Excelsior III)」で上昇し、ジャンプを行った記録映像。通常の22倍の重力、最大速度は時速988 km(毎時614マイル、毎秒274 m)に達した。
Yogi Berra Us Navy he served our country in the military
Election of 1980- The contest was between incumbent Democratic President Jimmy Carter and his Republican opponent, former California Governor Ronald Reagan, as well as Republican Congressman John B. Anderson, who ran as an independent. Reagan, aided by the Iran hostage crisis and a worsening economy at home, won the election in a landslide, receiving the highest number of electoral votes ever won by a nonincumbent presidential candidate. Reagan won the popular vote by a margin of 9.74%.
Vet returns to NKorea for 1st black Navy aviator
U.S. Navy Medal of Honor recipient from the Korean War
Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley (August 11, 1921 – February 10, 1992). Born Ithaca, NY. Attended Elizabeth City College, NC but quit and joined US Coast Guard in '39 serving in Pacific during WW II. Retired from USCG in '59 rank of CPO. Author best known for "Roots".