Who is the most famous U.S. Marine? Lewis “Chesty” Puller (1898-1971), was a 37-year veteran of the USMC, ascended to the rank of lieutenant general and is the most decorated Marine in the history of the Corps. He served in World War II, Haiti, Nicaragua and the Korean War.
Is Chuck Norris a Marine? Norris, who served in the Air Force before rising to fame, says in his video that he was named an honorary Marine several years ago and has been proud of that distinction ever since.
What is a female Marine called? But “women Marines” is a lip-twisting phrase. “She-Marines” (TIME, June 21) was frowned on, too. But the eventual development of some unofficial nickname was certain. Last week the Corps had it: BAMs. In leatherneck lingo that stands (approximately) for Broad-Axle Marines.
Was Drew Carey a Marine? Drew Carey, Comedian & Actor
Drew Carey, the famous comedian and star of The Drew Carey Show, served in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1980 – 1986. According to Carey, he adopted his trademark crew cut and horn-rimmed glasses during his time of service.