Some useful advice courtesy of the military and air force…

  • “Aim towards the Enemy.” – Instruction printed on US Rocket Launcher
  • “Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. The bombs are guaranteed to always hit the ground.” – USAF
  • “When the enemy is in range, so are you.” – Infantry Journal
  • “It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed.” – U.S. Air Force Manual
  • “Tracers work both ways.” – U.S. Army Ordnance
  • “If you see a bomb technician running, follow him.” – USAF
  • “You’ve never been lost until you’ve been lost at Mach 3.” – Paul F. Crickmore (test pilot)
  • “The only time you have too much fuel is when you’re on fire.”
  • “Blue water Navy truism: There are more planes in the ocean than submarines in the sky.” – From an old carrier sailor
  • “There is no reason to fly through a thunderstorm in peacetime.” – Sign over squadron ops desk at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ.

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