"unofficial" Military Mottos
These "mottos" are NOT
meant to offend anyone.
They are just jokes..
last to know and the first to be blamed"
CAN TALK ABOUT US, BUT YOU CAN'T TALK WITHOUT US!"
it, or f*ck it."
or : "Nothing moves till we do"
- Transport units
was stationed in Misawa, Japan, a friend of mine made an unofficial unit patch
for fun. In the background was a surface ship, a submarine, a spark and quill
(our rate insignia), and in the foreground was a picture of a blue devil with
snow and ice hanging from his horns and pitchfork. The motto around the outside
of the image was -
Misawa - We've been to Hell... and it snows there too!"
Security Group Activity, Misawa
(Thanks to Mr.
"We won't fight & you
can't make us!"
(US Army Security Agency Special Activities Detachment 3).
In the early 70's, I was with a small intelligence
unit in PyongTaek South Korea.
The Vietnam War was still going on & most of the guys had enlisted in the
Army Security Agency specifically to avoid this SE Asian garden spot.
Although the official motto of the unit was "Vigilus Salutus" (Always Vigilant),
we adopted out own.
We also threatened to have unit patches made that had "I surrender" in several
languages AND braille.
(Thanks to Mr. Robinson)
best care anywhere"
4077 MASH (TV show)
happens until something moves"
Required, Intelligence Not Essential SIR!"
MARINE = My
Ass Really Is Navy Equipment
Sam's Misguided Children"
"Uncle Sam's migrating Chimpanzees"
"DEATH FROM A BOOGIE BOARD"
Surfrider Battalion, UC Santa Barbara
"U Soldiers Aren't
Ready for the Marines Yet."
"Uncle Sam Aint Released Me Yet"
and then Spelled backwards
"Yes My Retarded Ass
ARMY = Aint
really marines yet
Again Volunteer Yourself"
"You have to go out out. You don't have to
"Support Search and Rescue, get lost"
"We who have done so much with so little for so long can now do anything with
"USCG, Uncle Sam's Confused Group"
- US Coast Guard (USCG)
"When you have a
Target that has to be Suppressed, Neutralized or Destroyed - Right Now!"
"You Yell, We Shell"
Unofficial Motto - Fire Support Element, 40th ID (M)
"Peace is Our Profession"
"Mass Murder is Just a Hobby"
Several different units......
"We deliver to your door"
Written on front of an IDF transport truck
"Sighted sub, glub, glub!"
US Navy Armed
(Navy gunners on WW2 merchant ships)
"You can't fly
USAF Supply troops
1067th Transportation Company PA Army National Guard
"You didn't see me,
I wasn't there, and I'm not here now!"
U.S. Navy Communication Technicians (spooks)
"What are they
gonna do? Send us home?"
6th Communication Battalion
"If it doesn't
work, paint it"
Merchant Naval Engineers
Normally means :"Everywhere"
but some have insisted that it means:
ďAll over the bloody place!Ē
pilots are pedestrians."
"Nobody goes until we pass them the hose."
"Without us, the world's just a static display."
USAF POL (Fuels), Air Force Fuel troops are known as POLCATs.
Passers" and Painting , Odd jobs and Landscaping (POL)
Translated: "If you ain't AMMO, you ain't sh*t!"
"We live so others may die"
USAF Munitions, Air Force Munitions troops are known as AMMO.
It's just another airline."
USAF Weapons, Air Force Weapons troops are known as Load Toads.
"We may not be the
'Pride of the Air Force,' but without us; the Pride don't Ride!"
"No Excuses! No Second Chances! If being a Vehicle Operator was fun, everyone
would want to be one!"
"You're not 'Miss Daisy;' so don't call me 'driver.'"
"They have taught monkey's to fly, but they never taught them to drive!"
"Nothing happens until something moves!"
USAF Vehicle Ops, Air Force Vehicle Ops troops are known as Roadwarriors.
"Box Kickers &
"WITH LOVE FROM A
314 MEDICAL GROUP LITTLE ROCK AFB AR
"You can talk about
us, but you can't talk without us!"
"No Comm, no Bomb!"
37th Communications Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base Texas
"You Ain't Tracks, You Ain't Shit."
2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion
"If You Ainít Ordnance You Ainít Sh*t"
Marine Aviation Ordnance
"The US Coast Guard
has done so much with so little for so long, that We can
do everything with nothing, forever."
US Coast Guard
"Drive it like you
"It takes a college education to fly it but a high school education to fix
1-137th ASLTHB (OHARNG) unofficial motto