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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



“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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