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Military Words of Wisdom


"Aim towards the Enemy."
-Instructions printed on a US Rocket Launcher
    
"When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend.
-U.S. Marine Corps
    
"Cluster bombing from B-52's is very, very accurate. The bombs are guaranteed to always hit the ground."
-U.S.A.F. Ammo Troop
    
If the enemy is in range, so are you."
-Infantry Journal
    
"A slipping gear could let your M203 grenade launcher fire when you least expect it. That would make you quite unpopular in what's left of your unit."
-Army's magazine of preventive maintenance
    
"It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed."
-U.S. Air Force Manual
    
"Try to look unimportant; they may be low on ammo."
-Infantry Journal
    
"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, try to keep up with him."
-U.S.A.F. Ammo



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