Saturday, January 19, 2019

Full Metal Jacket’ actor R. Lee Ermey laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

When I first Full Metal Jacket, I was blown away by R. Lee Ermey's performance. 
I didn't know at the time he was really a Marine.  RIP R. Lee!  
Fox News reports R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine Corps drill instructor best known for his role in Stanley Kubrick’s film “Full Metal Jacket,” was buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday with full military honors, the U.S. Naval Institute said.

Ermey died on April 15, 2018, due to complications from pneumonia. He was 74.

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