Great post! I loved my M16. (It was an M16A1, actually, with the “forward assist”.) I always said that someday I want to own one exactly like it. Back then they were full auto, not “burst”.
Is the “My Rifle” creed required reading for Marines?
” (It was an M16A1, actually, with the forward assist.)”
I remember it well!
They Sucked, M-14 mo better.