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|04-16-2018, 10:55 AM||#11 (permalink)|
This makes me profoundly sad. He was such an amazing person and gave so much selflessly. I never had the pleasure to meet him, but a lot of my friends got to meet him when he would go do tours in the sandbox. He was a Marine's Marine and is a legend amongst the ranks of DIs. St. Peter definitely just got dressed down if he didn't give a proper situation report
|04-16-2018, 11:05 AM||#12 (permalink)|
Old, Slow and Angry
I watched Full Metal Jacket with friends on August 25, 1987- the day before I arrived at Parris Island to start bootcamp.
I was greatly relieved that my drill instructors didn't get any ideas from Ermey's Gunnery Sergeant Hartman.
RIP and Semper Fi
|04-16-2018, 03:40 PM||#14 (permalink)|
Fear the Dog!
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Semper Fi Brother!
What a sad day!
"Nothing Personal, Its Just Business"
SGT/USMC 1991-1999 Semper Fi
|04-16-2018, 11:11 PM||#15 (permalink)|
Refugee from TechPB
Join Date: Jan 2016
What a great guy he was! So sad to see him go. RIP R. Lee Ermey.
A lot of people know him from Full Metal Jacket, but I first saw him on the TV show Lock and Load with R. Lee Ermey. I really enjoyed that show.
My favorite full episode: https://youtu.be/CQs2jcisMfA
My favorite clip: https://youtu.be/Qr1INupPSf4?t=18m41s
What's great about R. Lee Ermey is he wasn't just a badass in movies. He was a badass Gunnery Sergeant in real life.
My current setup:
A broken GOG eXTCy and a lot of spite.