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 John Vessey - “Don't get small units caught in between the forces of history.”
 John Vessey - “More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor.”
 John Vessey - “Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it self-evident to our enemies that they're going to get their clocks cleaned if they start one.”
 John Vessey - “You have to set your shove-it tolerance someplace. But you also have to recognize that you, too, may be wrong, and that in two weeks' time you'll be old what's-his-name and won't be able to influence the situation at all.”
 John Vessey - “Resource-constrained environment are fancy Pentagon words that mean there isn't enough money to go around.”
 John Vessey - “We have two companies of Marines running rampant all over the northern half of this island, and three Army regiments pinned down in the southwestern corner, doing nothing. What the hell is going on”
 John Vessey - “My job is to give the president and secretary of defense military advice before they know they need it.”