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11/11/17 Weekend Grif.Net – Advice from Veteran’s to New Recruits

11/11/17 Weekend Grif.Net – Advice from Veteran’s to New Recruits

[We honor our Veterans on this special Armistice =
Day edition. And share some advice the older generation of vets wants to =
pass down. Okay, it may include humor, less traditional thoughts and =
more ‘oddball’ advice, but . . . ]

 

>Friendly fire – isn’t. Recoilless rifles – =
aren’t. Suppressive fire – won’t.

 

>You are not Superman; Marines and fighter =
pilots take note.

 

>A =
sucking chest wound is Nature’s way of telling you to slow down. =

 

>If it’s stupid but it works, it isn’t stupid. =

 

>Try to look unimportant; the enemy may be low =
on ammo and not want to waste a bullet on you.

 

>If =
at first you don’t succeed, call in an air strike.

 

>If =
you are forward of your position, your artillery will fall short. =

 

>Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than =
yourself.

 

>Never forget that your weapon was made by the =
lowest bidder.

 

>If =
your attack is going really well, it’s called an ambush. =

 

>The enemy diversion you’re ignoring is their =
main attack.

 

>The enemy invariably attacks only on two =
occasions: when they’re ready and when you’re not.

 

>There is no such thing as a perfect plan. =

 

>Five second fuses always burn three seconds. =

 

>A retreating enemy is probably just falling =
back and regrouping.

 

>There is no such thing as an atheist in a =
foxhole.

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"