Only several dozen over the years. 9 of the 13 cadre in my basic training company were, and the CO was as well. They were all professionals.

I don't know how what I've said is stereotypical. They're calm and collected people. You on the other hand, even in that last reply brag up being a tough guy. "if ever came the time I had to pull a trigger, I wouldnt think twice, and then go have lunch." Maybe if you had done it, you might not be so flip about it now.

Honestly, the way you talk makes me think the only Marine Corp in you is having memorized Full Metal Jacket. No wonder you won't leave the house without your sidearm. It's classic little man syndrome.