28 March 2010

Military humor

"Any ship can be a minesweeper. Once." — Maritime Ops Manual

"Never tell the Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to do." — Unknown Marine Recruit

"The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire." —Unknown Author

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  1. A 'good' landing is one you walk away from. A 'great' landing is one after which they can use the airplane again.

    A smooth landing is mostly luck. Two smooth landings are all luck. Three in a row is provocation.

    -Candidate Church
    Aviation Officer Candidate
    United States Marine Corps

  2. "What doesn't kill me makes me stronger. What does kill me makes my mother stronger."
    -Israeli infantry, traditional.


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