â€¢ “Aim towards the Enemy”–instruction printed on US rocket launcher.
â€¢ When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is no longer our friend–from an FM.
â€¢ Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. The bombs always hit the ground.
â€¢ Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.
â€¢ Don’t ever be the first, don’t ever be the last, and don’t ever volunteer to do anything.
â€¢ If your attack is going too well, you are walking into an ambush.
â€¢ If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn’t plan your mission properly.
â€¢ Don’t draw fire; it irritates the people around you.
â€¢ No combat ready unit has ever passed inspection.
â€¢ Any ship can be a minesweeper . . . . once.
â€¢ If the enemy is in range, so are you.
â€¢ Tracers work both ways.
â€¢ Friendly fire isn’t.
â€¢ Five second fuses only last three seconds.
â€¢ Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than you are.
â€¢ The problem with taking the easy way out is that the enemy has already mined it.
â€¢ Incoming fire has the right of way.
â€¢ The quartermaster has only two sizes: too large and too small.
â€¢ If you can see the enemy, he can see you.
â€¢ And never tell your Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to do.