7 Celebs Who Served in the Military

Drew Carey, Bill Cosby on the list

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jun 29, 2013 9:30 AM CDT

(Newser) – Not all celebrities had a typical route to fame—the Stir rounds up seven stars who once served in the military:

  • Drew Carey: Marine Corps, six years.
  • Bill Cosby: Navy, hospital corpsman, four years. He served in the Korean War.
  • Ice-T: Army, four years.
  • MC Hammer: Navy, Aviation Storekeeper 3rd Class, three years.
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Not all celebrities started out famous—the Stir rounds up seven stars who once served in the military: Drew Carey: Marine Corps, six years.
Not all celebrities started out famous—the Stir rounds up seven stars who once served in the military: Drew Carey: Marine Corps, six years.   (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Bill Cosby: Navy, hospital corpsman, four years. He served in the Korean War.
Bill Cosby: Navy, hospital corpsman, four years. He served in the Korean War.   (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Ice-T: Army, four years.
Ice-T: Army, four years.   (AP Photo/Jessica Rinaldi, file)
MC Hammer: Navy, Aviation Storekeeper 3rd Class, three years.
MC Hammer: Navy, Aviation Storekeeper 3rd Class, three years.   (AP Photo/ Matt Sayles)
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