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But where is Gomer Pyle’s statue?

Clarksville, Tenn., which as you know is hometown to the 101st Airborne, is unveiling a statue of Gunnery Sgt. Vince Carter, whom you may recall as Gomer Pyle’s tormentor in the old TV show.

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Clarksville, Tenn., which as you know is hometown to the 101st Airborne, is unveiling a statue of Gunnery Sgt. Vince Carter, whom you may recall as Gomer Pyle’s tormentor in the old TV show.

(Hat tip to @Doctrine_Man.)

Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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