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Your job is to be the hardest motherfucker in your platoon," he said while pointing at me across the desk. "Do that, and everything else will fall into place."
He added that I was assigned to Bravo Company, call sign Hitman, and wished me luck. -- Nathaniel Fick
In my proper character, I am an officer of the United States Army. -- Zebulon Pike
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
The Official History of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, -- Rick Beyer
With such incentives to brave deeds, and with the trust that God is with us, your generals will lead you confidently to the combat - assured of success. General commanding -- Shelby Foote
Lentokonesuihkuturbiinimoottoriapumekaanikkoaliupseerioppilas (technical warrant officer trainee specialised in aircraft jet engines) -- Tarja Moles
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
I found out that colonels can stay until they drop dead or get a walker and being a critical medical specialty as an Army trained emergency room doctor, I could stay until age 67. -- Gerald Griffin
A piece of paper makes you an officer, a radio makes you a commander. -- Omar N. Bradley
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
You know, my dad was a lieutenant colonel at Ft. Lewis on the 3rd of March, 1941. Fifteen months later, he was commanding a theater of war. -- John Eisenhower
Who has not served cannot command. -- John Florio
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
I was commanding officer of a supersonic fighter squadron, F-8 Crusaders. -- James Stockdale
Who taught you to pilot a Jacket like that?"
"You did, Sergeant. -- Hiroshi Sakurazaka
A field marshal who issued orders to the armed forces but had no idea of the results they would have in practice. -- Wilhelm Keitel
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
I am a soldier in my father's army. -- Mary E. Pearson
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
Colonel. Can she read and write? Peter. Ay, that she can, sir. Colonel. Then she is a dangerous woman. -- Oscar Wilde
I was a public affairs officer. I worked with the media, but I didn't just stay at my desk. I assisted in military duties, travelled around Anbar province, hung out with a wide variety of Marines. -- Phil Klay
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking. -- Ambrose Bierce
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
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
From Chapter 1:
The main rub was the lack of RnR and I burned out. Three years and three stripes later, I ejected from the MP Corps, vowing I'd never do police or criminal investigative work again. Instead, I returned home when I should've learned better. -- Ed Lynskey
Southeastern Training Command over possibly -- J. Todd Moye
promoted to admiral after a daring escape from the Citadel prison; -- John Jackson Miller
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
My name is Scott Chaney. My rank is, well, I don't have one. So, just refer to me as Captain Awesome. -- Nichole Chase
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
Do you really understand all this army stuff?
It helps not to be too bright, sir. -- M*A*S*H Episode Guide Team
We salute the rank not the man -- Richard Winters
My husband is a general's chauffeur somewhere in France. -- Lillie Langtry
I was Minister for the Armed Forces in the Ministry of Defence for two years prior to being appointed Defence Secretary. -- Bob Ainsworth
That must be the chief reason to become sergeant; so you can assign yourself to monitor the most beautiful security risk. -- James Alan Gardner
But the officer stood up and stepped across the room to Ender. He held out his hand. My name is Graff, Ender. Colonel Hyrum Graff. I'm director of primary training at Battle School in the Belt. I've come to invite you to enter the school. -- Orson Scott Card
General MacArthur told me, "You represent the American serviceman better than the American serviceman himself." -- John Wayne
Corporal, afterwards Lieutenant, Christie, of the P.P.C.L.I., was one of the individual pioneers of sniping. -- Hesketh Hesketh-Prichard
You don't want captains in the army who know too much or think too much. -- Robert Graves
There is nothing on earth so stupid as a gallant officer. -- Duke Of Wellington
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
Soldiers expect the noncommissioned officer to be technically proficient, up front, and honest with them. Soldiers must know that NCOs care, that they can approach the NCO for guidance and direction, and that NCOs can make things happen when a difficult situation arises. -- Glen E. Morrell
General Lee, I have no division. -- George Pickett
Show me a poorly uniformed troop and I'll show you a poorly uniformed leader. -- Robert Baden-Powell
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
Of all those in the army close to the commander none is more intimate than the secret agent; of all rewards none more liberal than those given to secret agents; of all matters none is more confidential than those relating to secret operations. -- Sun Tzu
There is such an equality among them that the officers have no authority. The privates are all generals, but not soldiers. -- Bernard Law Montgomery
For years, Mount Holyoke professor Joseph 'Full Metal Jacket' Ellis had been regaling students, interviewers and friends with gripping stories of his service in Vietnam. -- Ann Coulter
OK," Reacher said. "It wasn't a colonel. It was a one-star general. -- Lee Child
No fucking way. Commander? You ain't got enough stupid in you to be an officer," Jacqs blurted. -- Lyn Gala
Who hath not served can not command. -- John Florio
You know what the chain of command is? It's the chain I go get and beat ya with until you realize who's in ruttin' command here! -- Adam Baldwin
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
Looming visage noble American colonel. Courageous, renown of history, Colonel Sanders, image forever accompanied odor of sacrificial meat. Eternal flame offering wind savory perfume roasted flesh. -- Chuck Palahniuk
The Colonel led all the cheers. Cornbread!" he screamed. CHICKEN!" the crowd responded. Rice!" PEAS!" And then, all together: "WE GOT HIGHER SATs." Hip Hip Hip Hooray!" the Colonel cried. YOU'LL BE WORKIN' FOR US SOMEDAY! -- John Green
I've finally found my home - as Lt. Frank Drebin. -- Leslie Nielsen
My job is to give the president and secretary of defense military advice before they know they need it. -- John W. Vessey Jr.
I am now a commander of the British Empire. -- Kevin Spacey
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
The colonel breakfasted with the leisure of a fighter who has been clipped badly, hears four, and knows how to relax truly for five seconds or more. -- Ernest Hemingway,
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
No one knows how to do officering, Fred. That's why they're officers. If they knew anything, they'd be sergeants. -- Terry Pratchett
First Lieutenant George Armstrong Custer - his new regular army rank dated to July 17 - was -- Thom Hatch
As a Marine officer in combat, I was responsible for the lives and safety of all the Marines who served with me. -- Oliver North
There's nobody bigger or better at the military than I am. -- Donald Trump
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
If you get the objectives right, a lieutenant can write the strategy. -- George C. Marshall
Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel. -- Karel Capek
I've had a lot of lieutenants over the years, and all the good ones were sick, sick individuals. You might be the best one yet. -- Henry V. O'neil
Peter Pastmaster and the absurdly youthful colonel of the new force were drawing up a list of suitable officers in Bratts Club.
'Most of war seems to consist of hanging about,' he said. 'Let's at least hang about with our own friends. -- Evelyn Waugh
My younger brother is a decorated combat veteran and was a platoon leader in Iraq. -- Michael Hastings
And you look bloody young to be a sergeant"
"I was born late, sir -- Bernard Cornwell
General consultant to mankind. -- George Bernard Shaw
He kissed me gently. 'Lieutenant Malachi Sokol, reporting for duty, Captain.'
'I've been assigned to your field unit,' he whispered as he nuzzled my neck. Oh, man. Heaven. Help. Me. 'I'm afraid I'm already being shockingly insubordinate. -- Sarah Fine
A military leader often faces a situation he has to deal with, but because it is his duty, no court can try him. -- Albert Kesselring
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
The generals commanded the colonels and the colonels commanded the majors and the majors commanded the captains and the captains commanded the private, who marched with an air of proud importance because it required so many officers to give him his orders. -- L. Frank Baum
I am a war president. -- George W. Bush
You're the new squadron commander,' Colonel Cathcart had shouted rudely across the railroad ditch to him. 'But don't think it means anything, because it doesn't. All it means is that you're the new squadron commander. -- Joseph Heller
My name is Lieutenant Meyer. I'll be your rescuer today. This rescue of your person is brought to you by the United States Navy and SEAL Team 8. we hope you have a nice rescue, and please feel free to fill out the questionnaire at the end of the trip. Tips are welcome. -- Sophie Oak
Commanders and historians are the people who discuss wars; I was in the infantry, and most of the time I did not know where I was or what I was doing except that I was obeying orders and trying not to be killed in any of the variety of horrible ways open to me. -- Robertson Davies
I'm in battle mode. Shut down. Hard. I'm not Hunter anymore. I'm Lance Corporal Lee, USMC. Semper Fi, bitches. -- Jasinda Wilder
The other two entered the room. Vimes gave his men his usual look of resigned dismay.
"My squad," he mumbled.
"Fine body of men," said Lady Ramkin. "The good old rank and file, eh?"
"The rank, anyway," said Vimes. -- Terry Pratchett
The assistant commander at any post is supposed to be a ruthless son of a bitch. -- Tom Clancy
Good general differ from bad generals only in the degree to which they resist the psychopathology of the very organization they serve. Norman Dixon -- Patrick Hennessey
Tell the Truth, and speak from your pay-grade. Don't try to answer questions that would better be directed to the battalion commander or Gen. William Westmoreland or President Lyndon Johnson. If you are a squad leader, answer questions about what you know and do. -- Hal Moore
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been awarded the highest rank in the country's military. The decision was praised by everyone from Parliamentary leader Kim Jong Un to opposition leader Kim Jong Un. -- Conan O'brien
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
The pilot, Wedge Antilles, once Red Leader and now - well, now something else, a role without a formal title, as yet, -- Chuck Wendig
Nothing could be more dishonorable than to accept high rank and command in war and then betray the trust. -- Ulysses S. Grant
Sergeant Jack Riley and his wife. They were closer to -- Debra Webb
Few things are more damaging to our democracy than a military officer who doesn't have the moral courage to stand up for what's right or the moral fiber to step aside when circumstances dictate. -- Michael Mullen
Have fun in your command. Don't always run at a breakneck pace. Take leave when you've earned it, spend time with your families. -- Colin Powell
The Army needs leaders the way a foot needs a big toe ... -- Bill Murray
My father was career military. He was a veteran, he was a doctor of political science, he taught at West Point and Air Command Staff and lectured at the War College. -- Suzanne Collins
PRIVATE, n. A military gentleman with a field-marshal's baton in his knapsack and an impediment in his hope. -- Ambrose Bierce
The colonel, pursued by sinister remorse for having killed a man in an affair of honor, brought everything necessary for recreating the past as far away as possible from his bad memories -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Robert E. Lee Prewitt. Isn't that a silly old name. -- Donna Reed
The business of a general is to kick away the ladder behind soldiers when they have climbed up a height. -- Sun Tzu
I served my country in uniform for 26 years. -- Martha Mcsally