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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Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America.
The bad news motivated the drill instructors that much more.
There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years.
That's all I cared about too, was getting it right.
You'd be surprised how many kids and young people come to the website and send...
Kubrick's films have life - they just never die.
America's trying to do the best for its veterans.
Back in those days intimidation was the greatest tool the drill instructor had. Without that...
I go the VA Hospital when I have a problem and the doctor jumps on...
Without discipline, there is no Marine Corp.
It's been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth.
I disagree with a lot of those changes, however at the end of the day...
Kubrick ate it up. He loved it. He just let me go crazy.
I firmly believe that you live and learn, and if you don't learn from past...
I was stationed at a marine recruit depot in San Diego from 1965 to 1967.
There's a lot of whiners in every crowd.
There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans and the Veteran's Administration just wasn't...
We had times in '66 and '67 when we would pick up a platoon of...
The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he's after.
I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and...