We had times in '66 and '67 when we would pick up a platoon of privates out of the receiving barracks the week before we even graduated the platoon that we were on!
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I honestly do feel that I am a role model for young people.
There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans and the Veteran's Administration just wasn't...
The bad news motivated the drill instructors that much more.
Back in those days intimidation was the greatest tool the drill instructor had. Without that...
I firmly believe that you live and learn, and if you don't learn from past...
You'd be surprised how many kids and young people come to the website and send...
It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we...
I got to write most of everything I said.
Back in the old Corp, we weren't training those privates to infiltrate into the peacetime...
The biggest problem was the politicians knew nothing about fighting a war.
I've never had to spend any time in the VA hospital, so I really can't...
The best part about the movie, and everybody seems to rave about it, is the...
I go the VA Hospital when I have a problem and the doctor jumps on...
The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he's after.
I was stationed at a marine recruit depot in San Diego from 1965 to 1967.
There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years.
It's been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth.
An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.