Army Special Forces Rules Of Combat...

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1. You are not superman! 2. Suppressive fire-won't 3. If it's stupid but works, it isn't stupid 4. Don't look conspicuous 5. When in doubt, empty the magazine 6. Never forget your weapon was made by the lowest bidder. 7. If your attack is going well it is an ambush 8. No plan survives the first contact intact 9. All five second grenade fuses will burn down in three seconds 10. Try to look unimportant, because the bad guys may be low on ammo. 11. If you are in front of your position, the artillery will fall short 12. The enemy diversion you are ignoring is the main attack 13. The important things are always simple 14. The simple things are always hard 15. The easy way is always mined 16. If your are short of everything except enemy, you are in combat 17. When you have secured an area do not forget to tell the enemy 18. No combat ready unit has ever passed inspection 19. Incoming fire has the right of way 20. If the enemy is in range, SO ARE YOU 21. Beer Math: 2 beers times 37 men = 49 cases 22. Body Count Math: 3 guerrillas + 1 probable + 2 pigs = 37 enemy KIA 23. Friendly fire isn't 24. Things that must be together to work usually can't be shipped together 25. Radios will fail as soon as you need fire support desperately 26. Anything you do can get you shot-including doing nothing 27. Make it too tough for the enemy to get in and you can't get out. 28. Tracers work both ways 29. The only thing more accurate than in coming fire is incoming friendly fire 30. If you take more than your fair share of objectives, you will have more than your fair share to take 31. When both sides are convinced they are about to lose, they are right 32. Professional soldiers are predictable , but the world is full of amateurs 33. Murphy is a Special Forces Soldier
 
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