Back in the old Corp, we weren't training those privates to infiltrate into the peacetime Marine Corp. We were training those privates to go to Vietnam.
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R Lee Ermey Quotes
We had times in '66 and '67 when we would pick up a platoon of...
Drill instructors worked seven days a week, fifteen to seventeen hours a day in many...
I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and...
I was stationed at a marine recruit depot in San Diego from 1965 to 1967.
Kubrick's films have life - they just never die.
It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we...
I've never had to spend any time in the VA hospital, so I really can't...
The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he's after.
I got to write most of everything I said.
The bad news motivated the drill instructors that much more.
I firmly believe that you live and learn, and if you don't learn from past...
America's trying to do the best for its veterans.
Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America.
Back in those days intimidation was the greatest tool the drill instructor had. Without that...
The best part about the movie, and everybody seems to rave about it, is the...
It's been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth.
There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years.
Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate...
Kubrick ate it up. He loved it. He just let me go crazy.
I disagree with a lot of those changes, however at the end of the day...