The television icon’s death was confirmed Friday at age 99, just 18 days shy of her 100th birthday.
What some may be surprised to learn, however, is that White was also involved in the American Women’s Voluntary Services (AWVS) during World War II.
Her service in the organization – which provided support services to aid the nation during wartime – was highlighted by the Army after her death.
“We are saddened by the passing of Betty White,” read a message from the organization’s official Twitter account. “Not only was she an amazing actress, she also served during WWII as a member of…