You'd be surprised how many kids and young people come to the website and send me email that they are actually going into the Marine Corp because of something that I said or did.
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The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he's after.
The best part about the movie, and everybody seems to rave about it, is the...
There's a lot of whiners in every crowd.
Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America.
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.
I go the VA Hospital when I have a problem and the doctor jumps on...
I don't have any respect at all for the scum-bags who went to Canada to...
Back in the old Corp, we weren't training those privates to infiltrate into the peacetime...
It's been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth.
Without discipline, there is no Marine Corp.
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...
Back in those days intimidation was the greatest tool the drill instructor had. Without that...
I got to write most of everything I said.
I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and...
I firmly believe that you live and learn, and if you don't learn from past...
The biggest problem was the politicians knew nothing about fighting a war.
I honestly do feel that I am a role model for young people.
When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn't seem like it's...