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Posted: Sunday, August 25, 2002 - 11:23 PM UTC
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@ 2000 repeats @ 0000 Mail Call
Landing Craft, Air Cushion Hovercraft (LCAC)/U.S. Cavalry Saddles/Gas Masks

R. Lee Ermey, who portrayed the sergeant in "Full Metal Jacket", applies his gruff sense of humor in this half-hour series that answers viewers' mail about what the armed forces were, and really are, like! Shot on location, Ermey reads the questions on air and then sends them out to military experts in the field for answers and brief demonstrations. Ermey learns how to operate the Landing Craft, Air Cushion Hovercraft; what kind of saddles the cavalry used in the Old West; and how gas masks work. TV G

@ 2030 repeats @ 0030 Basic Training
The soldiers find out about the details of Army life when they break down and field strip their M16 rifle. Then, after their first of three required foot marches, it's a lesson in teamwork and "how not to get lost" during the critical Map Reading and Compass Training courses. TV G