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Comedian and Marine Lt. Col. Rob Riggle received a back-seat ride in a U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet at Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif. Riggle and the Funny or Die film crew spent the day touring the squadron and filming a Funny or Die segment.
Comedian and Marine Lt. Col. Rob Riggle received a back-seat ride in a U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet at Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif. Riggle and the Funny or Die film crew spent the day touring the squadron and filming a Funny or Die segment.
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathryn E. Macdonald

How Did One Of The Hottest Names In Comedy Go From The Marines To Hollywood?

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Actor and comedian Rob Riggle is one of the funniest men on film and television. He’s in everything these days; from 22 Jump Street to Dumb and Dumber To, and even has a regular appearance on Fox NFL Sunday. Many know Riggle from his early days on Saturday Night Live or as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s Daily Show with Jon Stewart, but Riggle’s career actually began somewhere far less conventional.

A piece on Fast Company details how Riggle developed from a young Marine officer into one of the funniest names in the game. He served in the Marines for 23 years, and just recently retired.

 

Get the full story at Fast Company.