Slogans & Sayings

Popular US Army Slogans, Sayings, and Mottos

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In honor of Veterans Day, we wanted to post some popular military slogans & sayings as a resource for soldiers, vets, and family of those serving. Feel free to add them to your custom army t-shirts or military shirts. We also have face masks you can customize for your group. And if you’d like to add one of your favorite slogans or sayings, please do so in the comments. There’s also a great resource of army mottos at if you’re looking for a specific one.

U.S. Army Mottos

    “This We’ll Defend”
    -U.S. Army official motto

    “Duty, Honor, Country”
    -U.S. Military Academy at West Point

    “Strike for Freedom”
    -III Corps Artillery

    “Rangers Lead the Way”
    -U.S. Army Rangers

    “No Mission Too Difficult, No Sacrifice Too Great, Duty First”
    -1st Infantry Division

    “In Peace Prepare For War”
    -Fifth U.S. Army

    “Firepower For Land Power
    -191st Ordinance Battalion

Recruiting Slogans

    “Army Strong”
    -Current U.S. Army recruiting slogan

    “Army of One”
    -U.S. Army recruiting slogan (2001-2006)

    “Be All You Can Be”
    -U.S. Army recruiting slogan (1980-2001)

    “Today’s Army Wants to Join You”
    -U.S. Army recruiting slogan (1971-1980)

Army Quotes & Sayings

    “Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless-Service, Honor, Integrity, Personal Courage”
    -The Army Values

    “If a man does his best, what else is there?”
    -Gen. George S. Patton

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

    “The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.”
    -Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf

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    • Andrew Goltzman 3AD

      Drill Sgt. Williams (Ft. Jackson, Tank Hill 86′)
      Excuses are like assholes. Everybody has one!

    • Phillip Jackson

      Why is the sky blue?

      What is the maximum efective range of an excuse?

    • SPC

      The most popular one is actually “this sucks”

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