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.
I don't have any respect at all for the scum-bags who went to Canada to...
Drill instructors worked seven days a week, fifteen to seventeen hours a day in many...
I firmly believe that you live and learn, and if you don't learn from past...
Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America.
Back in those days intimidation was the greatest tool the drill instructor had. Without that...
I disagree with a lot of those changes, however at the end of the day...
America's trying to do the best for its veterans.
Without discipline, there is no Marine Corp.
I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and...
Kubrick's films have life - they just never die.
Kubrick ate it up. He loved it. He just let me go crazy.
When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn't seem like it's...
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's a lot of whiners in every crowd.
I've never had to spend any time in the VA hospital, so I really can't...
There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans and the Veteran's Administration just wasn't...
Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate...
That's all I cared about too, was getting it right.