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Kubrick's films have life - they just never die.

That's all I cared about too, was getting it right.

The bad news motivated the drill instructors that much more.

The best part about the movie, and everybody seems to rave about it, is the boot camp part.

The biggest problem was the politicians knew nothing about fighting a war.

The drill instructor must have total and complete control. Mindless obedience is what he's after.

There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years.

There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans and the Veteran's Administration just wasn't geared up for it. I know for a fact that it's getting better and better.

There's a lot of whiners in every crowd.

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!

When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn't seem like it's any trouble at all. People come out of the woodwork with their money to help out because we went over and fought a war.

Who's the slimy little communist shit, twinkle-toed cocksucker down here who just signed his own death warrant?

Without discipline, there is no Marine Corp.

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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