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I'm here to inform you that you have been recalled to active duty, Staff Sergeant, by special authority of the SOCOM initiative you agreed to when you were formerly released." Ty -- Abigail Roux
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I rose by sheer military ability to the rank of corporal. -- Thornton Wilder
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What were you tring to do, soldier?
I was trying to eat, sir!
And what happened?
I got caught thinking about some crap, sir!
What kind of crap?
How I want to live less than my parent's dog. -- Ned Vizzini
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The lieutenant, returning from a tour after a bandage, produced from a hidden receptacle of his mind new and portentous oaths suited to the emergency. Strings of expletives he swung lashlike over the backs of his men, and it was evident that his previous efforts had in nowise impaired his resources. -- Stephen Crane
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And you look bloody young to be a sergeant"
"I was born late, sir -- Bernard Cornwell
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Not only eating Lieutenant, but slobbering over the food as well. Clearly, he, she, or it has no manners. -- Douglas Preston
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Kevyn, I'm promoting you from Tech Sergeant to Munitions Commander. I want you to take responsibility for all Company weapons.
Munitions Commander? Why me?
I don't know. Call it "suspicion of extreme competence" on my part.
-Captain Tagon & Commander Kevyn Andreyasn -- Howard Tayler
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A man who knew his job as he spent a long time commanding a regiment and who earned great respect from everybody. -- Aleksandr Vasilevsky
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Colonel, I do not care to die, but I pray to God I may never leave this field. -- Winfield Scott Hancock
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Inside that Colonel, there's a private that needs to be cuddled and held just like the rest of us." Hawkeye -- M*A*S*H Episode Guide Team
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Lieutenant Dallas has just given you a brief demonstration of why she's one of the most valuable assets of the NYPSD. She observes, deduces, and reports with accuracy. -- J.d. Robb
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Two things an officer must do, to lead men. This from old Ames, who never cared about love: You must care for your men's welfare. You must show physical courage. Well, -- Jeff Shaara
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Who hath not served can not command. -- John Florio
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That in the captain's but a choleric word,
Which in the soldier is flat blasphemy. -- William Shakespeare
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Go fuck yourself, Teague," Marshall said. "If you were a real infantryman, you'd have already commanded instead of hiding out on the staff."
"Maybe there are limits to how many hairy asses I'll kiss to make major. Feel free to continue for the both of us, though," Teague said. -- Jessica Scott
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Officers don't run, only corporals do that -- Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
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I am a soldier in my father's army. -- Mary E. Pearson
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What sort of soldier are you? she asked. Not much of one. Using his book, he tapped the triangular brown patch with its inset green circle sewn on his tunic shoulder. 2/7th Casualty Clearing Station. I'm a doctor. He -- Richard Flanagan
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Do you really understand all this army stuff?

It helps not to be too bright, sir. -- M*A*S*H Episode Guide Team
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Sergeant Til: Don't worry, I'm not going to kill you today. -- C.d. Sutherland
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Actually, I was the very lowest ranked member of the crew. I would only be "in command" if I were the only remaining person."
What do you know? I'm in command -- Andy Weir
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Then the rest of my men and I will make a run for the train tracks." "Not without me guiding you, you're not," Novak said. "Obviously. The jokes about the most dangerous thing in the military being a lieutenant with a map exist for a reason." Cleasby -- Larry Correia
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A young and clueless second-lieutenant straight out of the factory, I was very much surplus to the requirements. -- Patrick Hennessey
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The Official History of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, -- Rick Beyer
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First of all, the Captain rates the honorific 'sir.' You will render that honorific or I will plant my foot in your ass. -- William C. Dietz
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Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking. -- Ambrose Bierce
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I'm in battle mode. Shut down. Hard. I'm not Hunter anymore. I'm Lance Corporal Lee, USMC. Semper Fi, bitches. -- Jasinda Wilder
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Colonel. Can she read and write? Peter. Ay, that she can, sir. Colonel. Then she is a dangerous woman. -- Oscar Wilde
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I'm the leader of the platoon and I run gambling and lotteries, dances and I sell beer illegally. I'm a con man and I'm thoroughly lovable. -- Steve Martin
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I am a soldier, convinced that I am acting on behalf of soldiers. -- Siegfried Sassoon
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So off had gone John to the wars again. But he had not remained for long in the position of a humble volunteer. Colonel Clifton, commanding the 1st Regiment of Dragoons, no sooner heard that Crazy Jack was back then he enrolled him as an extra aide-de-camp. -- Georgette Heyer
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I proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War as an artillery operations specialist in the all-black 503rd Field Artillery Battalion in the Second Infantry Division. -- Charles B. Rangel
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The trouble with you, M. le comte de Sevigny, is that you're too god-damned autocratic. From now on, you will kindly remember that a good military tactician requires the support of a team. We are your team. -- Dorothy Dunnett
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Your position never gives you the right to command. It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life that others can receive your orders without being humiliated. -- Dag Hammarskjold
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Who has not served cannot command. -- John Florio
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Over this August district work period, like many of my colleagues, I spent a lot of time with the men and women in uniform from my home State. The 196th Field Artillery Brigade just got back from a year in Afghanistan. -- Zach Wamp
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Lieutenant Governor Khan is the Governor in a funhouse mirror. He's short, rotund, and balding. I'm -- Nat Kozinn
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I think of myself as Special Forces, clearing the path for the infantry. -- Geraldo Rivera
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I believe that one can't command sitting on one's ass in the rear.One has to up among the forward brigade commanders, even as far as battalion commanders, especially if one is fighting a defensive action. One simply has to know what is going on. -- Christopher Vokes
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You don't want captains in the army who know too much or think too much. -- Robert Graves
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The last officer named was Nathanael Greene of Rhode Island; a man of limited education and military experience limited to two years of peacetime militia duty, he nevertheless was destined to be the best of the lot.27 -- John Ferling
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Your traveling companion, the soldier, is well trained. The two of you were planning something, weren't you?"
"Planning what? An evil scheme to steal all the Big Macs left in the McDonalds along 1-99? -- Summer Lane
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Most armies are in fact run by their sergeants - the officers are there just to give things a bit of tone and prevent warfare from becoming a mere lower-class brawl. -- Terry Pratchett
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From night problems we learned one lasting lesson: when a map and a compass come into contact with a second lieutenant, prepare yourself for confusion. Throughout, -- Robert Leckie
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Lieutenant Paul T. Funkhouser from Evansville, Indiana, a twenty-three-year-old lawyer yet to practice his trade, led the way aboard his motorcycle. He kept riding back and forth to let the drivers know where to go, and then dashing off to the head of the column. -- Stephen L. Harris
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(sergeant thinking about an excellent detective who's threatening to quit)
For a squad sergeant, having Worden working for you was like having sex: When it was good it was great and even when it wasn't so hot, it was still pretty damn good. -- David Simon
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That must be the chief reason to become sergeant; so you can assign yourself to monitor the most beautiful security risk. -- James Alan Gardner
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My own military background is wholly un-distinguished. I was a sergeant. -- W. E. B. Griffin
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A field marshal who issued orders to the armed forces but had no idea of the results they would have in practice. -- Wilhelm Keitel
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Show me a poorly uniformed troop and I'll show you a poorly uniformed leader. -- Robert Baden-Powell
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There is such an equality among them that the officers have no authority. The privates are all generals, but not soldiers. -- Bernard Law Montgomery
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retiring with the officer's equivalent of a general -- Jack Shane
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When placed in command, take charge. -- Norman Schwarzkopf
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You want to make me the best soldier possible. Go down and look at the standings. Look at the all-time standings. So far you're doing an excellent job with me. Congratulations. Now when are you going to put me up against a good army? -- Orson Scott Card
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Old soldier's trick, sir. Sleep when you can." "You're not sleeping, Staff." "Staff sergeants never sleep, sir." "Ever vigilant?" "You've been reading the brochure. -- Tanya Huff
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Did you pull rank?" "On a chief warrant officer?" They'd reached the link, and he slapped the call button. "Do I look suicidal? -- Tanya Huff
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I'm strictly an enlisted man's girl. -- Betty Grable
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The friendship between officers is tarnished by the need for one or another to be promoted. The kindness of a captain is predicated on the obedience and efficiency of his underlings. -- Sara Sheridan
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Our loss was very heavy, especially in the officers. Capt. Sale, of Co. E, Duke's regt, was among the killed, making the third Capt. that has been killed in that company. -- John Hunt Morgan
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Aaron Warner Anderson, chief commander and regent of Sector 45, son of the supreme commander of The Reestablishment.
He has a soft spot for fashion. -- Tahereh Mafi
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The assistant commander at any post is supposed to be a ruthless son of a bitch. -- Tom Clancy
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Special Assistant Agent in Charge
He nearly smiled at the title she knew she'd botched again.
"Just 'Mr Lang' is fine. -- Roxanne St. Claire
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my orderly, who threw me across a pack-horse, and succeeded in bringing me safely to the British lines. Worn with pain, and weak from the prolonged hardships -- Arthur Conan Doyle
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My generals are a parcel of post inspectors. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
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war correspondent -- Lynne Olson
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He was, in military life, a sergeant. Casson had already guessed that by the time he got around to mentioning it. A sergeant: good at getting things done. By the book so long as it worked. By being crooked if that's what it took. -- Alan Furst
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No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place. -- Philip Danforth Armour
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I'm waiting for you, soldier. -- Charles Sheehan-Miles
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I am an Imperial commissar. I will enflame the weak, support the wavering, guide the lost. I will be all things to all men who need me. But I will also punish without hesitation the incompetent, the cowardly, and the treasonous.
Ibram Gaunt -- Dan Abnett
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I'm probably going to be the scruffiest Chief Scout you've ever had and my health and safety policy is non-existent. -- Bear Grylls
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The good sense of Colonel -- Jane Austen
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Hey, is that you Elvis? I wanna speak to the Colonel. Jump to it, you mother. -- Ray Davies
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young and impressive sergeant mentioned that he was hoping to go back north with us because he had earned -- Patrick Hennessey
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You get a promotion?"
"I got a polite, but firm suggestion to be a team player. [ ... ]"
"You got off easy. One of my commanding officers once threw a paperweight at me."
"We're a bit more subtle. -- Nelson Demille
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The Army needs leaders the way a foot needs a big toe ... -- Bill Murray
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A true military officer is in one particular like a true monk. Not with more self-abnegation will the latter keep his vows of monastic obedience than the former his vows of allegiance to martial duty. -- Herman Melville
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What can be more honorable than to have courage enough to execute the commands of reason and conscience,
to maintain the dignity of our nature, and the station assigned us? -- Jeremy Collier
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Forget decorated generals, tell me about Private Ryan. -- Dejan Stojanovic
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If you're just a soldier...what am I?"
"Just a king. -- Aleksandr Voinov
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Recollect that you must be a seaman to be an officer and also that you cannot be a good officer without being a gentleman. -- Horatio Nelson
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I have found a unique opportunity to distinguish myself and to learn my trade. I am a general officer in the army of the United States of America. My zeal in their cause and my frankness have won their trust. -- Marquis De Lafayette
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Don't say it's impossible! Turn your command over to the next officer. If he can't do it, I'll find someone who can, even if I have to take him from the ranks! -- Stonewall Jackson
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General MacArthur told me, "You represent the American serviceman better than the American serviceman himself." -- John Wayne
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Discuss unto me: art thou officer, Or art thou base, common, and popular? -- William Shakespeare
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No matter how many or how few people you have reporting to you, you must remember that as you climb higher in the ranks, your words will be taken as commands even if you're just thinking out loud. -- Simon Sinek
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A good soldier, whether he leads a platoon or an army, is expected to look backward as well as forward; but he must think only forward. -- Douglas Macarthur
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Southeastern Training Command over possibly -- J. Todd Moye
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This document outlines our plan to perpetrate insurance fraud, insider trading, and character assassination.
... hopefully tripling our paycheck on this job.
Okay, see? Those words I understand just fine. Use them more often.
-Lieutenant Massey Reynstein & Captain Tagon -- Howard Tayler
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We're dealing with one of the worst kinds of killer." "What kind's that?" asked the lieutenant. "Patient. -- Tim Dorsey
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My duty is to obey orders. -- Stonewall Jackson
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You my door gunner?" Dempsey said. "Door gunner, aircrew, combat medic, and ass kicker, sir." "PJ? -- Jeffrey Wilson
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The lieutenant-colonel realized for the first time what most people never realize about themselves
that he was not only a victim of outrageous fortune, but one of outrageous fortune's cruelest agents as well. -- Kurt Vonnegut
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Once an Armyman, always an Armyman. -- Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
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There are no bad regiments, there are only bad officers. -- William Slim, 1St Viscount Slim
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As a Marine officer in combat, I was responsible for the lives and safety of all the Marines who served with me. -- Oliver North
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Captain," said I, -- Robert Louis Stevenson
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PRIVATE, n. A military gentleman with a field-marshal's baton in his knapsack and an impediment in his hope. -- Ambrose Bierce
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Ass in the chair, Soldier. -- Jay Crownover
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I was assigned to the heavy cruiser Chicago. -- Jack Adams
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Lentokonesuihkuturbiinimoottoriapumekaanikkoaliupseerioppilas (technical warrant officer trainee specialised in aircraft jet engines) -- Tarja Moles