On March 18, , Dye replaced an assistant machine gunner who had been killed. The machine gun position was isolated forward of the remainder of the battalion. Although he was wounded, Dye exposed himself to "intense enemy fire" to retrieve ammunition for the machine gun to help hold off PAVN soldiers during an all-night firefight. During other engagements, he exposed himself to enemy fire to rescue several wounded Marines and a Navy corpsman.
He is a grunt wannabe. During his to and to tours of duty, he was attached to two different battalions of the 1st Marine Division. Dye spent a total of 13 years as an enlisted Marine, rising to the rank of Master Sergeant before being appointed a warrant officer in Afterwards he entered into the Limited Duty Program and became commissioned as a captain. He is considered a " mustang " an enlisted man who receives a commission as an officer. While he was a captain , he was deployed to Beirut for duty with the Multinational Force in Lebanon in and Shortly after his return, the Marine barracks were attacked , killing Americans.
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And there was a Marine correspondent, Sergeant Dale Dye, who sat with a tall yellow flower sticking out of his helmet cover, a really outstanding target. He was rolling his eyes around and saying, 'Oh yes, oh yes, Charlie's got his shit together here, this will be bad," and smiling happily. It was the same smile I saw a week later when a sniper's bullet tore up a wall two inches above his head, odd cause for amusement in anyone but a grunt.
Dye retired from the Marine Corps in and founded Warriors, Inc. The company specializes in training actors in war films to portray their roles realistically and provides research, planning, staging, and on-set consultation for directors and other film production personnel. His company is the top military consultant to Hollywood. After retiring, Dye became a correspondent for Soldier of Fortune Magazine.
He worked for the magazine for one year during which he worked in Central America, providing guerrilla warfare training to troops in El Salvador and Nicaragua while reporting on conflicts in the region. Dye has written several novels, including Run Between The Raindrops in also published as Citadel and Conduct Unbecoming , and the novelization of the film Platoon.
Dye was determined to make Hollywood's depictions of battle more realistic. After unsuccessfully offering his services to a number of directors, he pitched fellow Vietnam War veteran Oliver Stone a plan to put actors through a mock boot camp before production of the movie Platoon.
Dye put the principal actors—including Charlie Sheen , Willem Dafoe , Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker —through an immersive day military-style training regimen. He limited how much food and water they received; when the actors slept, he fired blanks to keep the tired actors awake. Dye also worked as a military technical adviser on the HBO companion piece to Band of Brothers , the ten-part mini-series The Pacific , which was shot in Australia.
Army officer. Dye played himself in Entourage , teaching Vince to scuba-dive in preparation for his role in Aquaman. He appeared in the Tom Hanks film Larry Crowne. He was the technical adviser for the Oliver Stone movie Natural Born Killers , making a brief appearance as a fictionalized, police- lieutenant version of himself. Dye played Col. As of [update] he was preparing to direct two films, No Better Place to Die , which he wrote, and Citizen Soldiers. He hosted the History Channel 's documentary series The Conquerors.
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