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14/01/1960 US Army promotes Elvis Presley to rank of Sergeant

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This Day In History January 14, 1960 Elvis Presley Promoted To Sergeant

A 21-year-old Elvis Presley was drafted into the United States Army. Presley eventually served in West Germany for about a year and a half, where he met his future wife. He was promoted to sergeant. Just three weeks before he received his discharge from the Army.
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    • Essentials 

    • Pre-induction 

    • Army life 

    • Life in Germany 

    • Discharge