I came across another old chain email yesterday and found myself again laughing and feeling glad to have the good guys with big guns on our side. Feel free to contribute any you may have.
“U.S. Marines - Certified Counselors to the 72 Virgins Dating Club.”
“U.S. Air Force - Travel Agents To Allah”
When In Doubt, Empty The Magazine
Death Smiles At Everyone - Marines Smile Back
SEAL Sniper - “You can run, but you’ll just die tired!”
Artillery Brings Dignity to What Would Otherwise Be Just A Vulgar Brawl
When a Marine sniper was asked by a reporter if he feels anything when killing insurgents: “[pause] … A little recoil.”
Happiness Is A Belt-Fed Weapon
“Marines - Providing Enemies of America an Opportunity To Die For their Country Since 1775”
“One Shot, Twelve Kills” - U.S. Naval Gun Fire Support
“Machine Gunners - Accuracy By Volume”
“It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed.” - U.S. Air Force Manual
Out of Kadena, Japan, Request comes in to tower: “Naha, <call sign="">request FL600</call> (60,000 ft)”
Naha control tower reply: " <call sign="">rojah, FL 600? If you can get there you can have it.</call>"
SR-71 pilot reply: “Roger, descending to FL 600”
“Tracers work both ways.” - U.S. Army Ordnance
"If the wings are travelling faster than the fuselage, it’s probably a helicopter – and therefore, unsafe.
"Though I Fly Through the Valley of Death, I Shall Fear No Evil.
For I am at 80,000 Feet and Climbing."
- At the entrance to the old SR-71 operating base Kadena, Japan
“The Piper Cub is the safest airplane in the world; it can just barely kill you.” - Attributed to Max Stanley (Northrop test pilot)
“If something hasn’t broken on your helicopter, it’s about to.”
"Aim towards the Enemy." - Instruction printed on US Rocket Launcher
“Try to look unimportant; they may be low on ammo.” - Infantry Journal