Private R. Jones of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines takes a standing break during Operation Pitt, 12 miles north of Danang, December, 1967. (Lcpl Brumch/U.S. Marine Corps/National Archives) ~ Vietnam War
R. Lee Ermey (Gunny) spent 11 years in the Marines-Vietnam in 1968 for 14 months-staff Sergeant and medically retired for injuries received. The first Marine to ever be promoted after retirement. He is an actor and advisor on many movies.