10 Lethal Things You Never Do to a Marine Drill Instructor
"Welcome to the Marines, maggot!"
Here we are in
the United States Marine Corps. Oooo- Rahh!
I owe the Marines so much. My freedoms that I foolishly take for granted. God forgive me. Our country would be in deep-trouble if it weren't for the Marines.
Oh behalf of my family and I, "Thank you, to all of the brave, sacrificial and valiant members of the Marine Corps who have given their all just so we can sleep at night."
And with all due-respect, that is why I lovingly-dedicate this piece to all Marine drill instructors, or "D.I.'s" as they are called by the Marine "boots," who think that anyone can lick the eight weeks of mental, physical and emotional grind and pure, unadulterated torture to become a member of the highly-respected Marine Corps.
In the Marines, there are people whom you do not mess with for any reason. Even if your life hangs in the balance. These people are the Marine drill instructors. If you have a half a brain and an ounce of common sense, you best do as these guys and gals say,
Please keep in mind that there are . . .
"10 Lethal Things That You Do Not Do to a Marine Drill Instructor"
To say that the Marine Corps are tough is like saying the Mona Lisa is a pretty painting.
Ask any current-member or retired Marine and they will quickly tell you that the Marines are "the" toughest, meanest, bravest, and can take on anybody and win. And these guys and gals really mean what they say because they believe it. And they believe in themselves.
I know for a fact that if I had volunteered when I was 18, in 1972, during the Draft and the Vietnam War I would have washed-out and been sent-packing.
I am not a tough person. Mentally or physically. I admit it with no shame.
But nonetheless, I still respect and admire the United States Marine Corps.
just keep in mind as you scan this article which was written in admiration for the Marines, you enter as a common guy and leave a Marine.
You will notice in this article that I did not mention the CBS sitcom, "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," and I have a reason: Although Jim Nabors did a super-job of playing country bumpkin and all-around good guy, "Gomer Pyle," on the "Andy Griffith Show," I personally think that his show, did not put such a hallowed group of people as the Marine Corps in a respectful light.
As the Holy Bible states, "to every time there is a season. A time to laugh and a time to cry." And "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," to me, was a time to cry. Not laugh.
"I said drop and give me 50!"
Actual Marine Corp images
And now, the 10 Lethal Things You Never do to a Marine Drill Instructor
#10: You do not hide the drill instructor's Smoky the Bear hat.
#9. You do not replace the drill instructor's sidearm .45 automatic with a water pistol.
#8. You do not let the drill instructor catch you sleeping with an inflatable doll.
#7. You do not interrupt the drill instructor while he wakes you up at the ungodly hour of 4 a.m., demands that you make your bunk in five seconds and proceeds to call you an idiot, a fool, and a piece of trash, but tot he drill instructor, those are the good names.
#6. You do not run naked through the rifle range and yell, "Shoot me all you want! I am Superman!"
#5. You do not sneak into the drill instructor's office and catch a nap in his bed.
#4.You do not have a friend sneak a horse to you inside the barracks.
#3. You do not ask the drill instructor in front of all the platoon, "Uhhh, sarge. Do you not love me?"
#2 You do not bring your guitar into the barracks and sing "American Pie," all night long.
#1. You do not ask the drill instructor if you can take his wife out on Friday night.
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