Mickey Rooney Entertaining Troops.
Corporal Mickey Rooney (September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014). In 1944, Mickey Rooney joined the United States Army. He served three months short of two years, and was part of a massive drawdown after the war. He worked as a radio personality on the Armed Force Network. He arned the Bronze Star, the Army Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.