Christopher George enlisted in the USMC 10/13/48, age 17. He did boot camp at Parris Island graduating PFC. He was stationed at Quantico with the Aircraft Engineering Squadron 12, rising to the rank of Sergeant. During the Korean War he skippered a USMC boat and was gunner on a rescue aircraft. He left active duty 8/29/52 and the MC Reserves 9/3/56. He received the USMC Good Conduct and the National Defense Service Medals. On 5/5/09 the USMC flew a flag over Iwo Jima in honor of his service.
Christopher George (actor) - Died November 28, 1983. Born February 25, 1931. American television and film actor who was perhaps best known for his starring role in the 1966–1968 TV series The Rat Patrol. He was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1967 as Best TV Star for his performance in the series. He was also the recipient of a New York Film Festival award as the Best Actor in a Television Commercial. George was married to actress Lynda Day George.