Military Veterans - all



1 - 50 of - 86
United States Army
Army Veteran
1965 to 1967


Car Builder
Crew Chief
Driver / Sportsman

 
 
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United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


Drag Racing - IHRA
Drag Racing - NHRA

 
 



United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran
1957 to 1977


Driver / Professional

 
 
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United States Marine CORPS
Marine CORPS Veteran
TBD - 1971


Rider / Professional


American Motorcycle Assoc.

 
Dave Barr earned 57 medals for his combat valor as a Marine Corps helicopter gunner.  
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United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


Central States Racing Association
International Motor Contest Association

 
 
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United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


Big Car - AAA

 
 



United States Army
Army Veteran
1951 to 1953


Rider / Professional


American Motorcycle Assoc.

 
Although a Canadian citizen, Bolger was stationed in Germany and France for the U.S. Army.  
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Passed away in 1996 at the age of 80.
United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


AAA-Midgets
Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Assoc.


Midget

 
Stationed in China, Roy served with the Army Air Transport Command.  
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Passed away in 2003 at the age of 77.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran
1944


Ambassador / Sponsor
Driver / Professional


Bay Cities Racing Assoc. BCRA
Big Car - AAA
United Racing Association URA
USAC - IndyCar

 
 



United States Army
Army Veteran

Company
Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame
Title
Treasurer

Historian / Author
Official / Promoter

 
Allan has authored books such as National Speedway Directory and Speedway, Past & Present.  



Passed away in 2010 at the age of 81.
United States Army
Army Veteran
1946 to 1949


Journalist / Photographer
Rider / Sportsman


American Motorcycle Assoc.

 
 
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Passed away in 2016 at the age of 79.
United States Army
Army Veteran
1960 to 1962


Driver / Professional


Modifieds - Super

 
 



United States Army
Army Veteran
1961 to 1964


Rider / Sportsman


American Motorcycle Assoc.

 
 
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Passed away in 2014.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


Midget

 
 



Passed away in 1960 at the age of 45.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


NASCAR - Cup Car Series
USAC - Stock Car


Stock Car

 
 
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Passed away in 2008.
United States Navy
Navy Veteran
TBD - 1947


Builder Engines
Crew Chief
Driver / Sportsman


Midget

 
 



United States Navy
Navy Veteran

 
 
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Passed away in 1990.
United States Navy
Navy Veteran
TBD - 1946


Driver / Professional

 
 



Passed away in 1944 at the age of 78.
United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Builder Chassis
Driver / Professional
Innovator


Big Car - AAA
Vanderbilt Cup

 
 
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United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Official / Promoter
Track Owner


NASCAR - Cup Car Series

 
 
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United States Navy
Navy Veteran
1942

 
 
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Passed away in 2017 at the age of 87.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 



United States Army
Army Veteran

 
 
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Passed away in 1992 at the age of 65.
United States Navy
Navy Veteran
1942


Driver / Professional


USAC - Midgets


Midget

 
Tommy was assigned to the Pacific and worked his way to the rank of Aviation Radioman Petty Officer first class while serving on the seaplane USS Hamlin.  
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United States Army
Army Veteran


Car Owner

 
 



United States Army
Army Veteran


Car Owner
Crew Member
Driver / Professional


Big Car - AAA

 
 
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United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


Aviation

 
 



United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


Big Car Racing Association
International Motor Contest Association
National Champ. Racing Assoc.

 
Part of his service he was stationed at Forbes Air Force Base.  
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Passed away in 1998 at the age of 87.
United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


American Racing Drivers Club
Big Car - AAA
NASCAR - Midgets
North East Midget Association
USAC - Midgets

 
Transportation  



United States Army
Army Veteran

 
 



United States Marine CORPS
Marine CORPS Veteran

 
 
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United States Marine CORPS
Marine CORPS Veteran
TBD - 1959


Driver / Professional
Rider / Professional

 
While stationed in Okinawa, Gene won a motorcycle championship.  



Passed away in 2012 at the age of 95.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran
1941 to 1945


Car Builder
Innovator


Sports Car

 
During WW II, Fitch flew a P-51 over Nazi Germany for the Army Air Corps, which is now call the Air Force.  Flying for the 15th Bombardment, Fitch flew missions to bomb German supply routes before flying B-17s over Germany.  
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United States National Guard
National Guard Veteran
1949

Company
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing
Title
Owner

Car Builder
Driver / Professional
Historian / Author


Drag Racing - AHRA
Drag Racing - ATAA
Drag Racing - IHRA
Drag Racing - NHRA


Dragster - Electric
Dragster - Gas
Dragster - Top Fuel
Dragster - Top Fuel FED
Funny Car - T/F

 
Then again In December of 1971. "At the request of President Nixon, I toured Vietnam to cheer up the troops that wouldn’t make it home for Christmas. Some didn’t make it home at all! I toured as a civilian, as an Honorary Coronal." - Don  
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Passed away in 2006 at the age of 76.
United States Marine CORPS
Marine CORPS Veteran
1947 to 1951


Official / Promoter
Team Owner


NASCAR - Cup Car Series

 
 
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United States Army
Army Veteran
TBD - 1965


Builder Engines
Driver / Professional


Drag Racing - NHRA


Pro Stock

 
 
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United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Driver / Professional


NASCAR - Cup Car Series


Late Model - Asphalt

 
 
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United States Army
Army Veteran


Builder Engines
Builder Transmissions

 
In 1940, he co-designed the Novi supercharged V8 engine, then spent the war years in engine design for the U.S. Army.  
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United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 
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United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional


USAC - IndyCar
USAC - Silver Crown

 
 
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United States Navy
Navy Veteran
1943

 
 
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Passed away in 2017 at the age of 87.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran
1950 to 1953


Journalist / Photographer
Official / Promoter
Track Announcer


Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Assoc.
USAC - Midgets

 
 
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United States Navy
Navy Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 



Passed away in 2000 at the age of 94.
United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional


Aviation

 
He was a top competitor in National Air Races and finished sixth place in one of the early coast-to-coast Bendix Trophy races in 1946. During World War II he taught military cadet pilot training, including the art of aerobatics as well as special cross country flying.  



United States Army
Army Veteran
1945 to 1949


Driver / Professional


California Racing Association
USAC - Sprints

 
After stationed in Okinawa, Chuck Hulse was stationed in England, Germany, Tucson and Arizona with the Army Air Corps.  
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Passed away in 1996 at the age of 71.
United States Army
Army Veteran


Crew Chief


NASCAR - Cup Car Series

 
 
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Passed away in 2010.
United States Army
Army Veteran
1943 to 1946


Driver / Professional

 
With an honorable discharge, Tommie Irvin Served as a Sargent in Company K 254th Infantry Regiment, 63rd Division.  
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United States Air Force
Air Force Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 
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United States Army
Army Veteran


Driver / Professional

 
 



United States Army
Army Veteran
TBD - 1955


Driver / Professional

 
 Serving in the U.S. Army Duane earned the Purple Heart Medal. After being discharged in 1955, Duane went form jumping out of planes as a paratrooper to jumping into a race car.  
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