When Bozz fights with Wilson in the barracks, kneepads can be seen under the stretched material of Wilson's fatigues. Elbow pads can also be seen on Wilson's left elbow through his open sleeve.
In the scene at the pistol range, Wilson challenges Bozz with a M1911 .45 pistol. After the encounter a SSG comments the pistol is "Jammed". It is not jammed. The slide is in battery so there is no stoppage of the weapon. It may be a misfire or a hangfire, but not a jam.
The characters are seen drinking Miller Lite. That beer was not introduced until 1975.
The actors had no trailers, make-up artists, hairstylists, chairs or any of the typical luxuries.
Even though this movie clearly establishes early on that it takes place at the real Ft. Polk, Louisiana, USA (including displaying a big, on-screen, entrance sign at the very beginning), all the sources of film data describing this movie state that it takes place at 'fictional' Ft. Lake, Louisiana, USA.
Production budget - $10,000,000
Other production companies:
Camp Blanding, Starke, Florida
Fort Blandings, Florida
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