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MILITARYTRUTHS
Try to look unimportant
the
enemy may be low on ammo
and
not want to waste a bullet
on you
Never
share a foxhole with
anyone braver
than yourself
Never forget that your
weapon was made by the
lowest bidder; staffed by
engineers who could not
qualify for any other job
a Five
second fuses
always
burn in
threeseconds
The
easy way is
always
mined
Teamwork
is essential;
it gives
the enemy
other people to shoot at
If you are
short of everything
but the enemy,
you are
in the
combat zone
Incoming fire
has
the
right of way
No
combat ready
unit has ever
passed inspection
No
inspection ready
unit
has ever passed combat
If the
enemy
is
within range,
so are you
The only thing
more accurate than
incoming enemy fire is
incoming friendly fire
Tracerswork
both ways
Professional soldiers
are predictable;
the world is
full of dangerous
amateurs
Military Intelligence
is a
contradiction
Mines
are
equal opportunity
weapons
When in doubt,
empty
your magazine
The side
with the
simplest uniforms wins
Combat
will occur on
the ground between
two adjoining maps
The side
with the
simplest uniforms wins
The most dangerousthing
in the world
is a
Second Lieutenant
with a map and
a compass
The more
a weapon costs,
the fartherit goes for
repairs
The complexityof a
weapon is inversely
proportional to the IQ of the
weapon's operator
If enough
datais collected,
a board
of inquiry
can prove anything
The weapon
usually jams
when you need
it the most
The bursting radius
of a
hand grenade
is always one foot greater
than your jumping range
There is no such
place as a
convenient
foxhole
Success occurs when
no one is looking,
failure occurs when the
General is watching
Things that must
be together to
work can never be
shipped together
The quartermaster has
only two sizes,
too large and too small
If you have a
personality conflict
with your superior:
he has the personality,
you have the conflict
If you
enter CO's office
with an idea, you will leave
his office with his idea
Two rules of the army.
One:The boss is always
Right
Two: when in doubt apply
rule one
Want to share
military truths/ knowledge
contact: facebook/colsengupta
mail: colsengupta@gmail.com
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Mil Truths

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Some famous quotes of military explaining the landscape under which the soldier operates.

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Mil Truths

  1. 1. MILITARYTRUTHS
  2. 2. Try to look unimportant the enemy may be low on ammo and not want to waste a bullet on you
  3. 3. Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than yourself
  4. 4. Never forget that your weapon was made by the lowest bidder; staffed by engineers who could not qualify for any other job
  5. 5. a Five second fuses always burn in threeseconds
  6. 6. The easy way is always mined
  7. 7. Teamwork is essential; it gives the enemy other people to shoot at
  8. 8. If you are short of everything but the enemy, you are in the combat zone
  9. 9. Incoming fire has the right of way
  10. 10. No combat ready unit has ever passed inspection
  11. 11. No inspection ready unit has ever passed combat
  12. 12. If the enemy is within range, so are you
  13. 13. The only thing more accurate than incoming enemy fire is incoming friendly fire
  14. 14. Tracerswork both ways
  15. 15. Professional soldiers are predictable; the world is full of dangerous amateurs
  16. 16. Military Intelligence is a contradiction
  17. 17. Mines are equal opportunity weapons
  18. 18. When in doubt, empty your magazine
  19. 19. The side with the simplest uniforms wins
  20. 20. Combat will occur on the ground between two adjoining maps
  21. 21. The side with the simplest uniforms wins
  22. 22. The most dangerousthing in the world is a Second Lieutenant with a map and a compass
  23. 23. The more a weapon costs, the fartherit goes for repairs
  24. 24. The complexityof a weapon is inversely proportional to the IQ of the weapon's operator
  25. 25. If enough datais collected, a board of inquiry can prove anything
  26. 26. The weapon usually jams when you need it the most
  27. 27. The bursting radius of a hand grenade is always one foot greater than your jumping range
  28. 28. There is no such place as a convenient foxhole
  29. 29. Success occurs when no one is looking, failure occurs when the General is watching
  30. 30. Things that must be together to work can never be shipped together
  31. 31. The quartermaster has only two sizes, too large and too small
  32. 32. If you have a personality conflict with your superior: he has the personality, you have the conflict
  33. 33. If you enter CO's office with an idea, you will leave his office with his idea
  34. 34. Two rules of the army. One:The boss is always Right Two: when in doubt apply rule one
  35. 35. Want to share military truths/ knowledge contact: facebook/colsengupta mail: colsengupta@gmail.com

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