* In ''Watch on the Rhine'' Hans Brasch got a pre-mortem one-liner that is the definition of SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome. "This is for my wife Anna, whose name you never asked, you NAZI SON OF A BITCH!!!"
* Mike's first experience with real command, in ''A Hymn Before Battle'', is a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome from start to finish, but he caps it off by being the first human ''ever'' to take down a C-Dec battleship, and he does it by jumping onto it with an ''antimatter frigging bomb.''
* Mike continues to bring the awesomeness in the sequel, ''Gust Front''. After half of the book of rout after rout after rout, the defenders of Northern Virginia being pushed back all the way to the Capitol Mall, [[TheLastStraw some of the soldiers decide that they are tired of running]] [[LastStand and set up their defenses around the various monuments and memorials in the area]]. While they put up a valiant effort, the Posleen continue to swarm across the Potomac, and it looks like it's the end...[[CrowningMomentofAwesome until O'Neal and his company arrive in the form of a massive many-headed dragon spewing out (gun)fire from each head, blasting hard rock music all the while]].
** Furthermore, the non-ACS survivors of the Battle of the Monument become known as "[[TookALevelInBadass the 600]]", which, in turn, form the core of an ACS support force called "[[BadassNormal The Ten Thousand]]", which take on the Posleen in the similar numbers as the ACS, only without using [[PoweredArmor Armored Combat Suits]].