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Elvis Presley did two years of military service, but he is not a veteran. He did not serve in a theatre of combat.

His mother’s fear of flying and an aversion to deep ocean combined with a refusal by Col. Tom Parker to allow Elvis to be in the Celebrity PR service and entertaining the troops.

Elvis Presley served on the ground in Germany on the Russian border during the Cold War.

One time on a war games exercise, Elvis and his troop crossed into Russia, quickly returning to Germany. Imagine that PR coup!

 

While Elvis did not do his reservist duty post service, he did do a benefit concert so American had the Pearl Harbor Memorial.

The Army changed him from Elvis the rebel rocker to Patriot Presley – then he was Professional Performer Presley – conquering movies in the 1960s as he did the charts for radio in the 1950s; then, in the 1970s, he set the charts for concert attendance – rather than touring the world – being Vegas’ first Artist in Residence – where the world came to him.

Elvis Presley’s Army career – Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Presley’s_Army_career

Elvis Presley served in the United States Army between March 1958 and March 1960.

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Famous Veterans: Elvis Presley | Military.com

www.military.com/veteran-jobs/career…/military…/famous-veterans-elvispresley.html

 He was the rebellious King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, but Elvis Presley didn’t shirk his duty
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Elvis Presley in Germany | The German Way & More

Elvis Presley as a Soldier in West Germany: 1958-1960. When Elvis Presley walked off an army troop ship in Bremerhaven, West Germany on October 1, 1958, ….. The first movie Elvis made after his military service is set in West Germany.

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Elvis on Holiday – Visiting The U.S.S. Arizona Memorial – Elvis Presley …

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No one can deny that Pearl Harbor is a big part of the American history. … During a holiday to Hawaii in May 1968,

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Elvis Presley fans demand recognition for The King at USS Arizona …

https://elvisbiography.net/…/elvispresley-fans-demand-recognition-for-the-king-at-us…

May 22, 2016 – Presley’s concert, held at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard Bloch Arena, … there was a plaque with Elvis‘ contribution, it was removed in 1987 by the …

 

Elvis Presleys’ Charitable Acts | Elvis Wiki | Fandom powered by Wikia

elvis.wikia.com/wiki/Elvis_Presleys‘_Charitable_Acts

Elvis Presley at Pearl Harbor Memorial (photo from private collection Jeffrey …. Sadly, the plaquewas removed due to the acts of a few powerful “non-Elvis fans” … 

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Same Decade as the US Post Office issued the first Elvis Presley Stamp.

Reinstate Elvis’ name on the “USS Arizona” | Petitions24.com

Elvis speech when he was made ‘Honorary Colonel’ March 8, 1961 …

Elvis speech when he was madeHonorary Colonel‘ March 8, 1961 – Nashville, … March 8, 1961 Elvis Presley drove to Nashville, TN to be Governor Buford …

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FTD’s Rock Around the Block

Memphis Recording Services’ Such a Night, CD and LP extended release.

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