Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 movie directed by [tag:stanley-kubrick] and set in the Vietnam era. Links: * [Full Metal Jacket on IMDB](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093058/)

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What's the military purpose of the “my rifle, my gun” drill in Full Metal Jacket?

One of the scenes in the Boot Camp section of Full Metal Jacket has the recruits marching their barracks holding their rifle in one hand and their crotch in the other, chanting "This is my rifle, this ...