June 07, 2005

Military Advice

I'm now working on a military project; this came around in our e-mail today.


"Aim towards the Enemy."
- Instruction printed on U.S. Rocket Launcher


"When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend."
- U.S. Army


"Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. The bombs are guaranteed to always hit the ground."
 - U.S.A.F. Ammo Troop


"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 preventive maintenance


"It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed."
- U.S. Air Force Manual


"Try to look unimportant; they may be low on ammo."
- Infantry Journal


"Tracers work both ways."
- U.S. Army Ordnance


"Five-second fuses only last three seconds."
- Infantry Journal


"Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid."
- Col. David Hackworth


"If your attack is going too well, you're probably 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 Army Recruit


"Don't draw fire; it irritates the people around you."
- Your Buddies


(And lastly)


"If you see a bomb technician running, try to keep up with him."
-U.S. Ammo Troop

Posted by Will Duquette at June 7, 2005 08:10 PM | TrackBack
Post a comment

Thanks for signing in, . Now you can comment. (sign out)

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)

Remember me?