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vmstan
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« on: October 07, 2010, 11:13:05 PM »

http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123225546

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Incorporating extensive inputs from all ranks and career fields in the development effort, Airmen have selected "Aim High ... Fly-Fight-Win" as the service's motto.

An enduring statement of Airmen's pride in their service, the motto is a two-part expression -- a call to action, with a response of commitment.

"The call and the response are two sides of the same coin," said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz. "Airmen indicated 'Aim High' and the response 'Fly-Fight-Win' as indicative of their enduring commitment to do just that in defense of our nation."

It almost sounds like something CAP could have come up with. At least our official motto sounds professional.
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I wish to compliment NHQ on this extremely well and clearly written regulation.
This publication once and for all should establish the uniform pattern to be followed
throughout Civil Air Patrol.

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« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2010, 11:31:36 PM »

That does sound a little fight song-y

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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2010, 12:44:43 AM »

I could deal with one or the other, but making it a two part statement just seems, I don't know, off.

Fly, fight and win is already in common usage in the Air Force, and it sums up their air dominance and strike role pretty well. Kinda leaves the space and cyber guys hanging though, IMHO.

Personally I have always been fond of 'kill people and break their stuff', but somehow I don't see that finding its way to a recruiting commercial.  >:D
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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2010, 02:15:03 AM »

Quote from: the mission of the usaf
fly, fight, and win in air, space, and cyberspace
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« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2010, 02:46:06 AM »

These things we do, that others may die.
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« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2010, 02:52:47 AM »

 :clap:

That... That took me a minute. I swear, if I'd my water when I read that, I'd be sending you a bill sir. :D
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« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2010, 05:34:24 AM »

"Per Diem"
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« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2010, 07:02:43 AM »

"Bomb Them Back to the Stone Age" -Curtis LeMAy 1965
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« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2010, 03:25:42 AM »

"Carpe Per Diem",  Official Motto of the 744th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron
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« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2010, 09:24:02 AM »

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Incorporating extensive inputs from all ranks and career fields

It's official, I'm surrounded by tools. :(
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