Mr. T enlisted in the United States Army and served in the Military Police Corps. In November 1975. He was promoted to squad leader. In July 1976, his platoon sergeant punished him by giving him the detail of chopping down trees during training camp at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin, but did not tell him how many trees, so he single-handedly chopped down over seventy trees from 6:30 am to 10:00 am, until a shocked major superseded the sergeant's orders
Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and director. He served two years in the US Army during the Korean War, leaving as Private First Class. While stationed at Camp Gordon (later renamed Fort Gordon) in Georgia, Duvall acted in an amateur production of the comedy "Room Service" in nearby Augusta.