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R. Lee Ermey To Host ‘Lock N’ Load’ On The History Channel

R_Lee_Ermey_2History comes to life as R. Lee “Gunny” Ermey leads viewers on a fascinating ride through the engineering and development of weapons in the new one-hour series, LOCK N’ LOAD with R. Lee Ermey , premiering Friday, July 31 at 9pm ET on HISTORY.

Get hands-on with some of the world’s fiercest firearms, including machine guns, tanks,
pistols and rockets, as Gunnery Sergeant, drill instructor, Vietnam veteran, actor and
former MAIL CALL host R. Lee Ermey demonstrates the weapons that made battlefield
history. For example, Ermey unleashes a torrent of ammo using a Dillon Aero Minigun,
which shoots three thousand rounds per minute, and then traces the evolutionary steps
that brought the gun to its present place in history.

In each episode of LOCK N’ LOAD with R. Lee Ermey, special high-speed
photography gives viewers an unprecedented look at the inner workings of a particular
weapon – how it works and what really happens at the point of impact. Advanced 3D
graphics help to detail the improvements, changes in technology and thinking behind
each weapon, while experts flesh out the engineering and history involved.

It’s an enthralling ride through the evolution, origins, innovations, victories and defeats
of weapons, as Ermey delivers the story with, literally, one finger on the trigger.

LOCK N’ LOAD with R. Lee Ermey is produced for HISTORY by Beyond
Entertainment. Mary Donahue is Executive Producer for HISTORY. Executive Producer
for Beyond Entertainment is John Luscombe, Co-Executive Producer is John Tessier.

5 Responses to “R. Lee Ermey To Host ‘Lock N’ Load’ On The History Channel”

  1. Bridgette Miller says:

    R. Lee is a complete moron and presents this show as if he is a pitchman. His ridiculous displays, talking to a G.I. Joe doll as if it is a personal friend of his ,makes our military look like a joke. My son is a Force Recon Marine and I think it is a disgrace having someone in a uniform acting like this.

  2. Emrique says:

    i like the gun that you play with

  3. Gunny it amazes me a pop singer has all the media atteneion. But hardly anybody knows TWO TALL passed away he served in nam in 1965 in valley of death. He was awarded the congressional medal of honor. Maybe on youre shows at the end you could honor our true heroes. Gary D. Bledsoe USMC 1972-1976.

  4. Corey F. says:

    Bridgette, you’re an idiot, he’s on a television show, to be watched for amusement, he’s got to play it up for those out there who aren’t completely interested in the firearms aspect, or the fine little details involved in everything, a lot of people find like his anitcs, it’s called a sense of humor, get one

  5. Harry C. says:

    In the program about cannons, howitzers and mortars he referred to Napoleon as the little corporal. It was Hitler who was the little corporal in WWI. Geez get it right ****wad.


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