- Moral Event Horizon: Bob mentions at one point that the bad guys even shot his dog. Presumably, it was that one guy who had a problem with it earlier.
- In Point of Impact, Just about everyone agrees that Colonel Shreck, RamDyne, and anyone else present lost their "we make the hard choices" credentials when they massacred a small village to make their point to El Salvadoran guerrillas.
- One-Scene Wonder: The elderly firearms expert. Not only does he fill in a lingering plot hole, but every line he says is in turns quotable, meaningful, and hilarious.