Memorial Day – Favorite George S. Patton Quotes

Via Right Wing News:

“I believe in the old and sound rule that an ounce of sweat will save a gallon of blood.” — George S. Patton

“Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” — George S. Patton

“Always do everything you ask of those you command.” — George S. Patton

“Better to fight for something than live for nothing.” — George S. Patton

“A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.” — George S. Patton

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” — George S. Patton

“No b*stard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb b*stard die for his country”. — George S. Patton

“To conquer, we must destroy our enemies. We must not only die gallantly; we must kill devastatingly. The faster and more effectively you kill, the longer you will live to enjoy the priceless fame of conquerors.” — George S. Patton

“We’ll win this war, but we’ll win it only by fighting and by showing the Germans that we’ve got more guts than they have; or ever will have. We’re not going to just shoot the sons-of-b*tches, we’re going to rip out their living Godd*mned guts and use them to grease the treads of our tanks. We’re going to murder those lousy Hun c*cksuckers by the bushel-f*cking-basket. War is a bloody, killing business. You’ve got to spill their blood, or they will spill yours. Rip them up the belly. Shoot them in the guts. When shells are hitting all around you and you wipe the dirt off your face and realize that instead of dirt it’s the blood and guts of what once was your best friend beside you, you’ll know what to do!” — George S. Patton

For all those who have served, who serve today, and especially to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for us – Thank You.  It doesn’t feel like enough to just say thank you – but we offer it with heartfelt gratitude for the service you give.

PFC Ray Jacobs – Thank You

For all your sacrifice and service. And may God hold you in the hallow of his hand
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While the Berkeley City Council misfits leer and gibber, another Marine has walked into the clearing at the end of the path – PFC Ray Jacobs, one of the Marines who raised the original flag that flew atop Suribachi at Iwo Jima.

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We are diminished.
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Sleep Last Night?…………

Don’t forget they are serving to protect us and the world. Makes us realize our problems are minuscule, no matter how bad they are. They are our true heroes!
clipped from www.libertyhigh56.net

Bed
a little lumpy…
Toss and turn
any…
Wish the heat
was higher…
Maybe the a/c
wasn’t on…
Had to go to the
john…
Need a drink of
water…
the
other car cuts you off and you must hit the brakes,


or
you
have to park a little further from Walmart than you
want to be,


or

you’re
served slightly warm food at the restaurant,


or
you’re
sitting and cursing the traffic in front of
you,


or

the
shower runs out of hot water,
Think
of them…

Protecting
your freedom!

he proud
warriors of Baker Company wanted to do something to pay tribute To our fallen
comrades.
So since we are part of the only Marine Infantry Battalion left in
Iraq the one way
that we could think of doing that is By taking a picture of Baker Company saying
the way we feel.
It would be awesome if you could find a way to share this with
our fellow countrymen.
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SEAL Awarded Medal of Honor

There’s not a more deserving warrior patriot. I read of his courage under fire as written by the survivor mentioned, his fellow SEAL and best friend, Marcus Luttrell, in his book Lone Survivor. They were all incredible men, thus it was an incredible loss.

clipped from www.nydailynews.com

Navy Seal Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who perished deep behind enemy lines in Afghanistan. He has been awarded a Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award.

A Navy Seal from Long Island who gave his life to save three men under his command in Afghanistan is recieving a posthumous Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award
Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who grew up in Patchogue, is the first to recieve the award for service in Afghanistan, according to a Navy statement.
Murphy,�who was 29 when he died,�became the first Navy SEAL to earn the award since Vietnam, and the fourth SEAL ever to�merit the distinction.

Murphy’s 4-man team was on a mission to find a Taliban leader in the mountains of the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan when they came under fire.

Murphy was wounded, but he managed to crawl to an open area where he would be able to radio for help. He was then shot down by enemy bullets. Two others were killed in the conflagration. Due in large measure�to Murphy’s bravery, the fourth man survived.

Murphy's gravesite at the Calverton National Cemetery near Riverhead, Long Island.

Read the full�story of Michael Murphy’s heroism:

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