Subject: Government » Military

As soon as you are served hot chow in the field, it rains

The only time suppressive fire works is when it is used on abandoned positions.

If you can keep your head while those around you are losing theirs, you may have misjudged the situation.

A good many people feel that our present draft laws are unjust; these people are called soldiers

(1927 – 1997) Am. comedian & satirist notable for mock presidential campaign

Another such victory, and we are undone.

(318 – 272 BC) Greek general & statesman

Don’t look conspicuous – in the combat, it draws fire; out of the combat zone, it draws sergeants.

If it moves, salute it; if it doesn't move, pick it up; if you can't pick it up, paint it.

A Purple Heart just proves that were you smart enough to think of a plan, stupid enough to try it, and lucky enough to survive.

The only time suppressive fire works is when it is used on abandoned positions.

The one item you need is always in short supply.

If your sergeant can see you, so can the enemy.

Surprise is an event that takes place only in the mind of a commander.

When you have women in that situation [the military] it just creates a whole new set of dynamics which are distracting to training these men to kill or be killed.

(1969 – ) U.S. Representative (Delaware)

[When parachuting] it is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed.

The surest way to become a pacifist is to join the infantry.

(1921 – 2003) American editorial cartoonist

Suppressive fires – won’t.

All five-second grenade fuses will burn down in three seconds.

Don’t ever be the first, don’t ever be the last and don’t ever volunteer to do anything.

Without discipline the Army would just be a bunch of guys wearing the same color clothing.

(1939 – 2000) American actor

If you don’t want gays in the military, make the uniforms ugly.

(1935 – 2014) American comedian, television personality, writer & director

Recoilless rifles – aren’t.

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