Today is Veteran’s Day, a time when the nation pauses in gratitude and to pay homage to the millions of current and former servicemen and women who put their lives on the line for their country.
Even many pop culture experts may not know the number of celebrities who may have picked up a rifle and went into battle in defense of U.S. sovereignty.
Take a look at some of the celebs and dignitaries who served in the United States military:
1. Ice Cube (above): The “New Jack City” and “Law & Order” star served in the Army from 1979-83 before becoming a heavy metal rap icon.