Saving Private K-9 with R. Lee ErmeyR. Lee Ermey is “the Gunny.” Having starred in more than 60 feature films, he is best known for his role as a drill instructor, GySgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket.”

For his continued service in supporting the troops beyond the silver screen, Marine Corps General James L. Jones officially promoted him to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant in 2002, making him the first retiree to receive this honor.

On May 15, 2014, he accepts a new mission: “Saving Private K-9 With R. Lee Ermey” on the Sportsman Channel. G&A had the chance to talk with the Gunny about his military experience, movie career, firearms and Saving Private K-9 with R. Lee Ermey.

Wipe that disgusting grin off your face and check out our exclusive interview and a sneak peek video of the Gunny’s new show:


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