- Field fuck!
- "It was soon after meeting Drill Instructor Fitch that I realize joining the Marine Corps might have been a bad decision.
Fitch: Why the fuck are you even here?!?Swofford: SIR! I GOT LOST ON MY WAY TO COLLEGE, SIR!
- Corporal Harrigan's defeated, weary exasperation at the use his Ivy League education is being put to: an intermediary for crude sexts between an officer and his wife.
Harrigan: I studied classics at Dartmouth.Swofford: It's a good school.