Richard Boone (Paladin) - Have Gun Will Travel - (was a college student, boxer, painter and oil-field laborer before ending up in the U. Navy during World War II. Bill to study acting with the Actor's Studio in New York.
Clint Eastwood, Army 1951 assigned to Fort Ord in CA. as lifeguard. He was passenger on an AD bomber that ran out of fuel & crashed into the ocean. He & the pilot swam 3 miles to safety. Director of American Sniper. Wrote this about PTSD.