What do Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Alba, and Julianne Moore have in common? Aside from their talent and stunning good looks, they also all come from military families. This Veterans Day, we thought we’d take a look at more surprising celebrities who have parents in the military, and experienced firsthand what it’s like to have their loved ones devote their lives to military service.
Every year, Veterans Day is a day to honor those who have served in the US Armed Forces. It’s an important moment for us as a nation, but it has a deeply personal side for many Americans too. When your family and loved ones are serving this country, it’s impossible not to feel emotional about the sacrifices they’ve made and the dangers they face in the line of duty.
These celebrities understand that better than anybody. Here’s a list of all the stars you may not have known come from military families.