There’s Nothing That Can Keep Your Spirits Up In Military Zones Better Than These Mottos (17 pics)

Posted in INTERESTING       6 Jun 2017       4045       1 GALLERY VIEW

The ultimate in badassery is jumping into combat zones to tend to wounded and that’s exactly what the USAF Pararescue’s motto signifies.

The USS Ronald Reagan owes this motto to its namesake, our 40th President Ronald Reagan, who lived his life by this mantra.

Poignant when you consider that the 5th Reconnaissance flew the U2 spy planes that did a lot of the “behind the scenes” work for decades.

The British Army’s “Royal Gurkha Rifles” use this as inspiration. Their fighters are known as the bravest of the brave, with their battlefield heroics making international headlines in 2010 thanks to Cpl. Dipprasad Pun, who used 400 rounds, 17 grenades, a claymore mine and even threw his tripod when he became surrounded by up to 30 Taliban fighters. His actions won him the second highest military honor.

This motto is used by the entire Navy SEAL family as a hallmark to their work ethic.

This Greek saying meaning, “Come and Take Them” was the motto for the now disbanded 1 Army Corps of Greece. It was originally uttered by King Leonidas when Greeks were told to lay down their weapons at the Battle of Thermopylae.

The BAMFs of Marine Recon 1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalions chose a motto that poignantly sums up what you can expect when they’re called in to action.

This world-famous motto comes by way of the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines who screamed it from the trenches of WWI. The story goes, a French officer told Captain Lloyd Williams his unit should retreat from the line. To which Lloyd replied, “Retreat? Hell, we just got here!” The 2/5 is the single most decorated unit in the Marine Corps.

The 2nd battalion, 7th Marines use this variation of their Vietnam motto, “Ready for Anything, Counting on Nothing.”

This utterly bad ass saying comes from the 3rd battalion, 2nd Marines – “The Betio Bastards” who have spearheaded much of the fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

This historic saying comes straight from the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines – “The Thundering Third” are also where current Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford earned his stars.

The “Dark Horse Battalion” – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, have been striking fear in the hearts of our enemies with this motto on their way to becoming one of the most decorated battalions in the Corps.

This motto owes its history to the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines who’ve been using it as inspiration since their first combat operation in the Dominican Republic in 1916.

Canada’s Joint Task Force 2, the Canadian version of America’s Navy SEAL Team 6, gain inspiration from this Latin term meaning “Deeds, not Words.”

The British Royal Navy’s motto translates to, “If you wish for peace, prepare for war” and comes from a Roman author who wrote an iron age military tech manual.

The enemy never hears this terrifying Latin battle cry meaning, “Death from above”, which is used by the 7th Bomb Wing stationed in Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The 7th is one of only two B-1B bomber wings in the Air Force.

The 1st Battalion, 5th Marines close out this list, though it could go on epically, with this warning. The 1/5 have been aptly dubbed “Geronimo” and have been involved in every major battle the US has been involved in since WWI. You can currently find these hard asses in Australia, attempting to pivot the Pacific.

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channax 5 year s ago
last one:
"FUKK the planet"

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