Jun 032011
 
  • – Once you are in the fight, it is way too late to wonder if this is a good idea.
  • – The madness of war can extract a heavy toll. Please have exact change.
  • – If everything is as clear as a bell, and everything is going exactly as planned, you’re about to be surprised.
  • – Medals are OK, but having your body and all your friends in one piece at the end of the day is better.
  • – Eat when you can. Sleep when you can. Visit the head when you can. The next opportunity may not come around for a long time. If Ever.
  • – Having all your body parts intact and functioning at the end of the day beats the alternative.
  • – If you are allergic to lead it is best to avoid a war zone.
  • – Flying is better than walking. Walking is better than running. Running is better than crawling. All of these however, are better than extraction by a Med-Evac, even if this is technically a form of flying.
  • – The only medal you really want to be awarded is the Longevity Medal.
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