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    Murphy's Laws of Combat
    Recommended by: Jim Cook

    • Recoiless rifles...aren't.
    • Suppressive fire.....won't.
    • Friendly fire.....isn't.
    • Automatic weapons....aren't.
    • Incoming fire has right-of-way.
    • If the enemy is in range, so are you.
    • When in doubt, empty the magazine.
    • A sucking chest wound is nature's way of telling you it's time to slow down.
    • Never draw fire, it irritates everyone around you.
    • Anything you do can get you shot...including doing nothing.
    • Make it tough enough for the enemy to get in and you won't be able to get out.
    • Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than yourself.
    • Professionals are predictable, amateurs are dangerous.
    • The easy way is always mined.
    • Try to look unimportant, they may be low on ammo.
    • No battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy.
    • If you're short of everything but the enemy, you're in a combat zone.
    • If your attack is going really well, it's an ambush.
    • No combat-ready unit ever passed inspection.
    • No inspection-ready unit ever passed combat.
    • Communications will always fail the moment you need air or artillery support.
    • If it's stupid but works, it isn't stupid.
    • You are not Superman. (Freshly graduated recruits from Marine boot camp and all fighter pilots, especially, take note.)
    • Never forget that your weapon was made by the lowest bidder.
    • When both sides are convinced that they are about to lose; they are both right.
    • Don't look conspicuous, it draws fire (This is why aircraft carriers are called bomb magnets.
    • All five-second grenade fuses will brun down in three seconds.
    • If you are forward of your position, the artillery will fall short
    • The enemy diversion you are ignoring is the main attack.
    • The important things are always simple
    • The simple things are always hard
    • When you have secured an area, don't forget to tell the enemy.
    • If the enemy are in range, SO ARE YOU.
    • Beer math is: Two beers times 37 men equal 49 cases.
    • Body count math is: Two guerrillas plus one portable plus two pigs equal 37 enemy KIA
    • Things that must be together to work, usually can't be shipped together.
    • Tracers work BOTH ways.
    • The only thing more accurate than incoming enemy fire is incoming friendly fire.
    • If you take more than your fair share of objectives, you will have more than your fair share of objectives to take
    • Professional soldiers are predictable, but the world is full of amateurs
    • Murphy was a grunt.
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