As one that has been there…………..

  • “Aim towards the Enemy.” – Instruction printed on US Rocket Launcher
  • “When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend. – My U.S. Marine Corp Staff Sgt.
  • “Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. The bombs are guaranteed to always hit the ground.” – USAF Ammo Troop
  • “If the enemy is in range, so are you.” – Infantry Journal
  • “It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed.” – U.S. Air Force Manual
  • “Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.” – Gen. MacArthur
  • “You, you, and you . . . Panic.! The rest of you, come with me.” – My U.S. Marine Corp Gunnery Sgt.
  • “Tracers work both ways.” – U.S. Army Ordnance
  • “Five second fuses only last three seconds.” – Infantry Journal
  • “Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.” – David Hackworth
  • “If your attack is going too well, you’re walking into an ambush.” – Infantry Journal
  • “No combat ready unit has ever passed inspection.” – Joe Gay
  • “Any ship can be a minesweeper … once.” – Anon
  • “Never tell the Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to do.” – Unknown Marine Recruit
  • “Don’t draw fire; it irritates the people around you.” – Your Buddies
  • “If you see a bomb technician running, follow him.” – USAF Ammo Troop
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