Subject: Government » Military

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

Anything you can do can get you killed – including doing nothing.

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

Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.

Troops: Expendable bodies sent by the government to stop bullets during obscure foreign uprisings.

Incoming fire has the right-of-way.

All battles are fought at the junction of two or more map sheets… printed at different scales.

Ain’t it funny how many hundreds of thousands of soldiers we can recruit with nerve; but we can’t find one politician in a million with backbone.

(1879 – 1935) humorist & social commentator

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

(1939 – 2000) American actor

If you are forward of your position, the artillery will fall short.

Fortify your front; you’ll get your rear shot up.

Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than you.

The combat worth of a unit is inversely proportional to the smartness of its outfit and appearance.

The enemy never monitors your radio frequency until you broadcast on an unsecured channel.

Try to look unimportant, because the bad guys may be low on ammo and not want to waste a bullet on you.

It's not the bullet with your name on it; it's the shrapnel addressed to ‘occupant’ you've got to worry about.

No matter which way you have to march, its always uphill.

Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? … have the people we’ve been bombing over the years been complaining?

(1952 – ) American comedian & actor

I wanted to join the Army… the sign said 'Be All That You Can Be'… they told me it wasn't enough.

(1966 – ) American stand-up comic

The enemy diversion you are ignoring is the main attack.

If your advance is going well, you are walking into an ambush.