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June 9, 2011      Share

The U.S. Army celebrates its birthday 14 June.
Remember “Be All You Can Be,” “Army of One,”
and the current motto, “Army Strong”?
Let’s come up with a few new
replacement candidates, in honor of 236
years of service by the American soldier.

The Top 9 New Army Mottos

9> So *Someone* in Your Chickensh*t Family Has a Few War Stories
to Tell

8> We Tweet Our Privates Well

7> All the Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast You Can Eat

6> Join a Dying Breed

5> A Vast, Wasteful, Impersonal Bureaucracy Since 1775

4> Put Down the Controller and Pick Up a *Real* Gun, Couch Potato

3> Now with Less Sh*t, More Shingle

2> Because Digitized Camouflage is the New Black

and the Number 1 New Army Motto…
1> Just Tide Us Over Until We Perfect the Robots



Selected from 50 submissions from 10 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL — 1, 6 (15th #1)
Glenn Anthony, San Carlos, CA — 2
Mark Weiss, Austin, TX — 2
Andrew Hackard, Austin, TX — 3, 4
Bob Dalton, Arlington, VA — 5, 9
Marty McCullen, Gettysburg, PA — 7
Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC — 8
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA — Banner tag
Kilroy, Washington, DC — Graffitist

RUNNERS UP list — Motto’m Out

Bring Your Privates to Attention
     (Andrew Hackard, Austin, TX)

Call of Duty: This We’ll Extend
     (Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA)

Go Green the Non-Liberal Way
     (Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC)

I’m Killin’ It
     (Andrew Hackard, Austin, TX)

Now with Asking and Telling
     (Glenn Anthony, San Carlos, CA)
     (Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC)
     (Dave Ferry, Purvis, MS)

OK, “Army Strong” Isn’t “Marine Strong,” but the Pay’s the Same
     (Bob Dalton, Arlington, VA)

{OMG}, R-U R-ME?
     (Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC)

Your Pappy Taught You How to Shoot, So Now We’ll Pay You to Shoot
     (Dave Ferry, Purvis, MS)

Runners Up list name
     (Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC)