Sergeant Elvis Aaron Presley

Like today, 24th of March, Elvis Aaron Presley joined the US army.

 

Elvis Presley was drafted and served in the HQ Co.1st Medium Tank Battalion, 32d Armored Regiment from 24 March1958 to 5 March 1960. His Army serial number was US 53310761. He earned a sharpshooter badge for the .45 pistol and M1 rifle and a marksman badge for the M2 carbine. He received a Good Conduct Medal and a 3d Armored Division Certificate of Achievement (for faithful and efficient performance of duty).

He was twenty-three years old when he was drafted as a recruit and age twenty-five when he left as a sergeant E-5.

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