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Famous Veterans: Pat Sajak

April 22, 2018

Pat Sajak, the host of the American game show Wheel of Fortune was born and raised in Chicago. After he graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 1968, he joined the U.S. Army. He was sent to Vietnam, where he served as a disk jockey on American Forces Vietnam Network. During his tour, his roommate was Joe Moore, Hawaii’s longest sitting news anchor.

Sajak had several media jobs in radio and television after his discharge. In 1981, Sajak began his tenure as the host of Wheel of Fortune. His current contract runs to 2020.

Pat Sajak bio on Wikipedia

Pat Sajak bio on the IMDb website

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