The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he's after.
Quote by R Lee Ermey
R Lee Ermey Quotes
When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn't seem like it's...
America's trying to do the best for its veterans.
Drill instructors worked seven days a week, fifteen to seventeen hours a day in many...
Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate...
Back in those days intimidation was the greatest tool the drill instructor had. Without that...
We had times in '66 and '67 when we would pick up a platoon of...
Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America.
There's a lot of whiners in every crowd.
Kubrick ate it up. He loved it. He just let me go crazy.
There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans and the Veteran's Administration just wasn't...
It's been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth.
The biggest problem was the politicians knew nothing about fighting a war.
It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we...
Without discipline, there is no Marine Corp.
You'd be surprised how many kids and young people come to the website and send...
I got to write most of everything I said.
I go the VA Hospital when I have a problem and the doctor jumps on...
I firmly believe that you live and learn, and if you don't learn from past...
I honestly do feel that I am a role model for young people.
There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years.