February 22, 2006

USMC



" Improvise, Adapt, Overcome" -Gunnery Sgt. Tom Highway

" Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue. " - Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz (March 16, 1945) (love ya, Flt.ADM. Nimitz)


"We want to get the hell over there. The quicker we clean up this Goddamned mess, the quicker we can take a little jaunt against the purple pissing Japs and clean out their nest, too. Before the Goddamned Marines get all of the credit." - General George S. Patton, Jr (in the end, General Patton, our Marines always are the ones who look good)

"In a man to man fight the winner is the one who puts an extra round in his magazine" -Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

"We're Marines! We took Iwo Jima! Baghdad ain't do-do!"- General Kelly, First Marines, on proceeding to Baghdad



"Which brings me to perception. Some of you may remember Commander General Conway's speech before we left Kuwait, he mentioned those who don't support us. To quote him he said: ‘Piss on them'." - Lieutenant Colonel Piers Hankinson, commander of the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment

"When you men get home and face an anti-war protester, look him in the eyes and shake his hand. Then, wink at his girlfriend, because she knows she's dating a flower." - Attributed to General Tommy Franks

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