He is the son of an Air Force General and an ac...

Posted on Sunday, March 11th, 2012 at 10:57 am by Diamond Jim

Many people may not know about this man's time in the U.S. Army. He is the son of an Air Force General and an accomplished Golden Gloves boxer. He graduated from Pomona College with a B.S. degree and then became a Rhodes Scholar from Oxford University .

He joined the U.S. Army at the prompting of his father. After graduating from Officer Candidate School he attended and graduated from both Army Airborne and Ranger training in the top of each class. He was selected for U. S. Army Special Forces Training but refused so that he could attend pilot training where he earned his wings and became an accomplished U.S. Army helicopter (gun ship) pilot, achieving the rank of Captain.

He was about to be promoted to the rank of Major and appointed to teach at West Point when he resigned his commission from the Army to go into music and acting. You can tell in this video that his time in the military means a lot to him.

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