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How R. Lee Ermey’s famed iconic role really happened

It’s impossible to look at the making of Full Metal Jacket without exploring how Gunny R. Lee Ermey’s famed iconic role helped make Gny. Sgt. Hartman a legend both on and off-screen. You might know that R. Lee Ermey was a former Marine Corps drill instructor turned actor. He served as a DI for India … Continued

GySgt Joshua Negron: Carrying on the legacy of a true warrior, leader, and mentor

UAP recently sat down with Gunnery Sergeant Joshua Negron, an active Marine Raider and veteran of the Marine Reconnaissance community. Negron enlisted in the Marine Corps on December 4, 2000, and his personal decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device, Joint Service Commendation Medal, U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and … Continued

8 things R. Lee Ermey taught us about the military

Marine Corps drill instructor and Hollywood actor R. Lee Ermey was robbed of an Oscar for his legendary portrayal of Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s 1987 classic “Full Metal Jacket” and snubbed by the Academy’s Oscar “memoriam” m…

This bearded Marine brings joy to the Corps

He’s making a gear list. He’s checking it twice. Gonna find out who’s boot or grunt. Gunny Clause is coming on base. So stand at ease, kiddos.

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And he’s a Devil Dog. First appearing in WWI Marine …

Gunny saves Christmas for the kids

In this special holiday episode, our favorite Gunny volunteers to be Santa at his local shopping mall after the Mall Santa Union goes on strike.

What could go wrong, right?

And Happy Holidays from We Are The Mighty!


Gunny tries to put a little ten-hut in speed dating

[brid video=”115908″ player=”7965″ title=”Gunny Gunny Tries Speed Dating”]In this episode Gunny is patrolling for love. But instead he finds some efficiency issues in the speed dating model. So he turns to with a little Gunny-brand tough love…

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