Military Truisms â€¢ Aim towards the Enemy --instruction printed on US rocket launcher. â€¢ Cluster bombing is very, very accurate. The bombs always hit the ground. â€¢ Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons. â€¢ Don't ever be the first, don't ever be the last, and don't ever volunteer to do anything. â€¢ If your attack is going too well, you are walking into an ambush. â€¢ If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn't plan your mission properly. â€¢ Don't draw fire; it irritates the people around you. â€¢ No combat ready unit has ever passed inspection. â€¢ Any ship can be a minesweeper . . . . once. â€¢ If the enemy is in range, so are you. â€¢ Tracers work both ways. â€¢ Friendly fire isn't. â€¢ Five second fuses only last three seconds. â€¢ Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than you are. â€¢ The problem with taking the easy way out is that the enemy has already mined it. â€¢ Incoming fire has the right of way. â€¢ Clothing sores only two sizes: too large and too small. â€¢ If you can see the enemy, he can see you. â€¢ And never tell your Boss you have nothing to do.