Sometimes I think war is God's way of teaching us
geography. - Paul Rodriguez
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.
Aim towards Enemy - Instruction printed on US Rocket
When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend.
If it's stupid, but it works, it isn't stupid.
Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. The
bombs always hit the ground.
If the enemy is in range, so are you.
It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the
area you just bombed.
Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword
obviously never encountered automatic weapons.
When in doubt, empty the magazine.
If God had meant for us to be in the Navy, we would
have been born with gray, baggy skin.
Try to look unimportant, they may be low on ammo.
You, you, and you... Panic. The rest of you, come with
Odd objects attract fire - never lurk behind one.
Incoming fire has the right of way.
Don't look conspicuous: it draws fire.
Tracers work both ways.
Five second fuses only last three seconds.
Who cares if a laser guided 500 lb. bomb is accurate
to within 9 feet?
The easy way is always mined.
Never share a fox hole with anyone braver than you.
Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.
If your attack is going well, you have walked into an
If you can't remember, the Claymore is pointed towards
Teamwork is essential. It gives the enemy someone else
to shoot at.
Push to test... Release to detonate.
No combat ready unit has ever passed inspection.
Make it too tough for the enemy to get in and you
can't get out.
Any ship can be a minesweeper... once.
Never tell the Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to do.
The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in
Don't draw fire, it irritates the people around you.
The enemy invariably attacks on one of two occasions:
When you're ready for them. When you're not ready for
Combat will occur on the ground between two adjoining maps.
Friendly fire - isn't.
The side with the simplest uniforms wins.
When you're short of everything but the enemy, you're
Mines are equal opportunity weapons.
If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn't plan
your mission properly.