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Feb-27-2007

Military Wisdom I

Military Wisdom I

“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.

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“Aim towards the Enemy.”
– Instruction printed on US Rocket Launcher

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“When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend.
– U.S. Marine Corps

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“Cluster bombing from B-52s are very, very accurate. The bombs are
guaranteed to always hit the ground.”
– USAF Ammo Troop

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“If the enemy is in range, so are you.” – Infantry Journal

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“It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just
bombed.”
– U.S. Air Force Manual

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“Try to look unimportant; they may be low on ammo.”
– Infantry Journal
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“You, you, and you … Panic. The rest of you, come with me.”
– U.S. Marine Corp Gunnery Sgt.

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“Tracers work both ways.”
– U.S. Army Ordnance

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“Five second fuses only last three seconds.”
– Infantry Journal

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