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Emmo


Joined: May 22, 2003
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Sound Military Advice
Original Message   Jan 24, 2005 10:32 am

Sound Advice

AIM TOWARDS THE ENEMY.” - Instruction printed on US Rocket Launcher

“WHEN THE PIN IS PULLED, MR. GRENADE IS NOT OUR FRIEND.” -US Marine Corps

“CLUSTER BOMBING FROM B-52s IS VERY, VERY ACCURATE. THE BOMBS ARE GUARANTEED TO ALWAYS HIT THE GROUND.” - U.S.A.F. Armament Group

“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 prevention maintenance

“IT IS GENERALLY INADVISABLE TO EJECT DIRECTLY OVER THE AREA YOU JUST BOMBED” - US. Air Force manual

“TRACERS WORK BOTH WAYS.” - U.S. Army Ordnance

“BRAVERY IS BEING THE ONLY ONE WHO KNOWS YOU’RE AFRAID.” -Col. David Hackworth

“IF YOUR ATTACK IS GOING TOO WELL, YOU’RE WALKING INTO AN AMBUSH.” -Infantry Journal

“ANY SHIP CAN BE A MINESWEEPER....ONCE.” - Anonymous

“NEVER TELL THE PLATOON SERGEANT YOU HAVE NOTHING TO DO.” - Unknown Marine Recruit

“DON’T DRAW FIRE; IT IRRITATES THE PEOPLE AROUND YOU.” - Infantry Journal

“IF YOU SEE A BOMB TECHNICIAN RUNNING, TRY TO KEEP UP WITH HIM.” -U.S.A.F. Armament Group

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Marshall


As Long As There Are Tests, There Will Be Prayer In Public Schools. ;- )

Joined: Sep 16, 2002
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Re: Sound Military Advice
Reply #1   Jan 24, 2005 5:32 pm
LOL, you can never count on common sense being the practice. 
Highwind


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Joined: Jan 13, 2004
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Re: Sound Military Advice
Reply #2   Jan 25, 2005 7:54 pm
LL Emmo. Those are good. We used to have some "rules of engagement" , "battle orders" or something like that on a wall. I wanted to find it and post some additional expressions.

One does come to mind though:

"A SUCKING CHEST WOUND IS NATURES WAY OF TELLING YOU TO SLOW DOWN."

(not a very pleasant mixim for sure)

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