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Re: Marines!!! [Re: John Milliman] #1262714
Mon Apr 16 2018 01:12 PM
Mon Apr 16 2018 01:12 PM
tclederman  Online
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 27,842
Jarvisburg, NC
RIP - he will be remembered by film buffs (and, Marines) forever

"Basically, a silver-haired judge, a kindly old judge, looked down at me and said, This is the second time I've seen you up here and it looks like we're going to have to do something about this. He gave me a choice. He said I could either go into the military - any branch I wanted to go to - or he was going to send me where the sun never shines. And I love sunshine, I don't know about you."

At the age of 17, R. Lee Ermey joined the United States Marine Corps and went through training in San Diego, California in 1961.

He served 14 months in Viet Nam

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Re: Marines!!! [Re: John Milliman] #1262800
Tue Apr 17 2018 12:56 AM
Tue Apr 17 2018 12:56 AM
Dusty53  Offline
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Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 434
North East Missouri, USA
Yeah, read that today. 71 years old seems way to young to me. It was "familiar" watching him as a Drill Instructor in Full Metal Jacket. Guess he bought some of his real Drill Instructor experience to the movie it seems. Enjoyed him acting in movies, he is another "character" that will be missed. Semper Fi, Gunny!

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Re: Marines!!! [Re: John Milliman] #1265612
Sat May 12 2018 07:08 PM
Sat May 12 2018 07:08 PM
Rusty Rod  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2002
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Loveland, Colorado
I was at the Colorado State Marine Corps League convention. As always, conversation rolled back to boot camp. The feller sitting next to me said, I was a DI from 77-79, I was in boot camp in 78. He was my series Gunny. He had a couple of good stories about my Sr. DI too.

Another quality post.

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Re: Marines!!! [Re: John Milliman] #1268153
Tue Jun 05 2018 02:35 AM
Tue Jun 05 2018 02:35 AM
shade tree  Offline
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Joined: Mar 2015
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inlisted oct 69 just before staging for nam got sent back to mcrd san deigo for sea school then mar det midway great duty in and out of subic bay, japan hong kong .... 0311 groung pounder.... discharged dec 72

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