if you are over 50 remember this guy? Shazaam!

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  1. bruno

    bruno Retired Staff Member

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    If you are over 50 perhaps you remember this "Marine". He never made it to Vietnam - but boy could he sing. I would give anything to have the pipes that he did. A couple of interesting asides: the CMC promoted him a few years ago first to Lcpl and then the next one promoted him to Corporal. Also- the guy who played Gysgt Carter - Frank Sutton was an Army combat infantryman in the Pacific during WW2 - I believe with the 503rd PIR and saw combat in NewGuinea & the Philippines. That is by the way the real US Marine Band playing behind him ("Souza's Own")
    Enjoy this sunday morning waltz down Memory lane- here's to you Gomer- Shazaam!:wink:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5KeGccP9Jk
     
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  2. Just_A_Mom

    Just_A_Mom Member

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    Surprise, surprise, surprise!

    Thanks, Bruno!
     
  3. WAMom68

    WAMom68 Founding Member

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    I'm under 50 but I remember Gomer Pyle! :thumb:
     
  4. plmmar

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    Thanks. Inspirational.
    Loved both of those characters.
     
  5. raimius

    raimius USAFA Alumnus

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    Definitely under 50, but that was a hilarious program.
     
  6. 2013MidDad

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    Before he enlisted, he taught us the super-secret method of signaling to others on your recon team: "hootie-hoo, hootie-hoo"
     
  7. tarbe

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    I watched that silly show in the 70's and still enlisted in the Marines! :shake:
     
  8. GoNavyMom

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    Thanks for the memories.

    GoNavyMom
     
  9. skc

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    And to think PFC Pyle left Goober's fillin station in Mayberry for the glory of the USMC.
     
  10. Apgallozzi

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    Ha I used to love the show Gomer Pyle (eventhough I'm 18). They used to have reruns all the time down in Texas
     
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