Meet the battle hungry USMC 1st Recon Battalion as they deal with the mundane issues of grooming standards, sand storms, a by the book CO and ... waiting. But a variety of creative racial, gay and gender slurs, pizza relieve the tension.
Did You Know?
Ray Person sometimes states that he was in a band. At minute 53 he says "When my band opened up, in Kansas City. The only difference is they became famous and I became a marine". In real life the actor James Ranson was the bass player in NYC's metal band "Early Man" but ironically it's just the other way round: "Early Man" didn't get a big audience (5 albums in 10 years) while James Ransone appeared in about 17 films and is on the cover of the Generation Kill DVD. See more
Although this episode is set before the start of the third gulf war, March 2003, a lot of soldiers are wearing ACU type uniforms. This type was officially introduced in 2005 and even testing in Iraq didn't start before October 2003. See more
Lt. Col. Stephen 'Godfather' Ferrando
The general has asked this battalion to be America's shocktroops, and Godfather can't tell the General 'We don't do windows'.
References In Living Color
Merry Christmas from the Family
Written by Robert Earl Keen See more