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beaglebuddy



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 4:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pretty heavy stuff, once was enough for me...
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cgoudie1



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This quote should stitch this thread together.

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-Craig
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frederick23



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Reporting from New Orleans live. Never been here. This city rocks.
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stevenbard



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

frederick23 wrote:
Reporting from New Orleans live. Never been here. This city rocks.


Yeah, if you like drinking 24/7 on the street, great blues and jazz, blow jobs from strange women who smell like Jambalaya, topless bars, Dixieland jazz, funeral processions, fried food, and more booze. Freaking crazy...

I spent a week there when I was 23 years old. I don't know that I've gotten over the hangover yet. Thank God for penicillin.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good info. Antibiotics. I'm on it..
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techno900



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A bit long, but pretty good.

Wit and Wisdom from Military Manuals, etc.

"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's magazine of preventive maintenance .

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"Aim towards the Enemy"


- Instructions printed on U . S . Rocket

Launcher

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"When the pin is pulled, Mr . Grenade is not our friend . "


- U . S . Marine Corps

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"Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate The bombs are

guaranteed always to hit the ground . "


- USAF Ammo Troop

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"If the Enemy is in range, so are you . "


- Infantry Journal

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"It is generally inadvisable to eject over the area you just bombed"


- U . S . Air Force Manual

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"Whoever said the pen is mightier then the sword obviously never

encountered automatic weapons . "


- General MacArthur

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"Try to look unimportant;

they may be low on ammo . "


- Infantry Journal

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"You, you, and you . Panic . The rest of you come with me . "


- U . S . Marine Gunnery Sgt . (Mgysgt5)

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"Tracers work both ways . "


- U . S . Army Ordnance

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"Five second fuses only last three seconds"


- Infantry Journal

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"Don't ever be the first, don't ever be the last, and don't ever

volunteer to do anything . "


- U . S . Navy Swabbie

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"Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid . "


- David Hackworth

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"If your attack is going too well, you're walking into an

ambush . "


- Infantry Journal

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"No combat-ready unit has ever passed inspection . "


- Joe Gay

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"Any ship can be a minesweeper . Once . "


- unknown

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"Never tell the Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to do . "


- Unknown Marine Recruit

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"Don't draw fire; it irritates the people around you . "

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"If you see a bomb technician running, follow him and try to keep up . "


- USAF Ammo Troop

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"You've never been lost until you've been lost at Mach 3 . "


- Paul F . Crickmore (test

pilot)

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"The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire . "

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"Blue water Navy truism: There are more planes in the ocean than

submarines in the sky . "


- From an old carrier sailor

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"If the wings are traveling faster than the fuselage, it's probably

a helicopter -- and therefore, unsafe . "

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"When one engine fails on a twin-engine airplane, you always have

enough power left to get you to the scene of the crash . "

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"Without munitions, the USAF would be just another expensive flying
club . "
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"What is the

similarity between air traffic controllers and pilots?

If a pilot screws up, the pilot dies; If ATC screws up . . . . The pilot

dies . "

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"Never trade luck for skill . "

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The three most common expressions (or famous last words) in aviation

are: "Why is it doing that?", "Where are we?" And "Oh S . . . !"

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"Weather forecasts are horoscopes with numbers . "

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"Airspeed, altitude and brains . Two are always needed to complete the

flight successfully . "

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"Mankind has a perfect record in aviation; we've never left one up

there!"

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"Flashlights are tubular metal containers kept in a flight bag to

store dead batteries . "

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"Flying the airplane is more important than radioing your flight to a

person on the ground who is incapable of understanding or doing

anything about it . "

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"The Piper Cub is the safest airplane in the world; it can just

barely kill you . "


- Attributed to Max Stanley (Northrop test pilot)

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"A pilot who doesn't have any fear probably isn't flying his plane to

its maximum . "


- Jon McBride, astronaut

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"If you're faced with a forced landing, fly the thing as far into

the crash as possible . "


- Bob Hoover (renowned aerobatic and test pilot )

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"Never fly in the same cockpit with someone braver than you . "

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"There is no reason to fly through a thunderstorm in peacetime . "


- Sign over squadron ops desk at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1970

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Basic Flying Rules: "Try to stay in the middle of the air . Do not go

near the edges of it . The edges of the air can be recognized by the

appearance of ground, buildings, sea, trees and interstellar space .

It is much more difficult to fly there . "

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"You know that your landing gear is up and locked when it takes full

power to taxi to the terminal . "

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As the test pilot climbs out of the experimental aircraft, having

torn off the wings and tail in the crash landing, the crash truck

arrives, the rescuer sees a bloodied pilot and asks, "What happened?" .

The pilot's reply, "I don't know, I just got here myself!"
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