Posted November 4, 2015 10:00 am by Comments

By R. Lee Ermey

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Theresa Vail shoots with The Gunny.

U.S. Army soldiers slog through mud and rain at
Ranger School.

When I first shouted these words in Full Metal Jacket back in 1976, they were coming from the character I was playing in the movie, Gunnery Sergeant Hartman. However, they were also coming straight from my own guts, from R. Lee Ermey:

“Because I am hard, you will not like me. But the more you hate me, the more you will learn. I am hard, but I am fair … Here you are all equally worthless! And my orders are to weed out all non-hackers who do not pack the gear to serve in my beloved Corps! Do you maggots understand that?”

I had spent years training Marine recruits and had a sight picture of the mission …Read the Rest

Source:: Tactical Life

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