“It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed” – U.S. Air Force flight training manual
“Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. From 30,000 feet, every single bomb always hits the ground.” – U.S. Air Force ammunition memo.
“A slipping gear could let your M203 grenade launcher fire when you least expect it. That would make you quite unpopular in what’s left of your unit.” – Army preventive maintenance publication
Coffee tastes better if the latrines are dug downstream from an encampment. – US Army Field Regulations, 1861 Military
Never tell the Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to do. – unknown Marine Recruit