People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
--George Orwell--

The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.
--Charles Edward \
Montague--

"Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons."
- Gen. Douglas MacArthur

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

"You, you, and you... panic. The rest of you, come with me."
- U.S. Marine Corps gunnery sgt.

"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."
- David Hackworth

"If your attack is going too well, you're walking into an ambush."
- Infantry Journal