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US Armed Forces Quotes

 

“Aim towards the Enemy.” – Instruction printed on US Rocket Launcher

 

“When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend.” – U.S. Army

 

“Cluster bombing from B-52s 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.” – Col. David

Hackworth

 

“If your attack is going too well, you’re probably 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 Army Recruit

 

“Don’t draw fire; it irritates the people around you.” – Your Buddies

 

(And lastly)

 

If you see a bomb technician running, try to keep up with him.” — U.S.A. Ammo Troop

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