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Originally posted by getreadyalready
He said what he felt, but he also has a lucrative TV and Commercial career. He doesn't need any backlash that could cost him an income.
No slow build up, no posturing, but 0 to Mach 3 in a heartbeat. Just like any good old fashioned bar fight. lol
Born in Emporia, Kansas, Ermey enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1961. Ermey was a drill instructor at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California, and Parris Island, South Carolina from 1965 to 1967. In 1968, Ermey arrived in Vietnam where he served for 14 months with the Marine Wing Support Group 17. He then served two tours of duty in Okinawa, Japan, during which he rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-6) and was medically retired in 1972 for several injuries incurred during his tours