Trivia: The Tech-rep for this movie was an Armor Captain from the California National Guard who never made it to Desert Storm. In a bit of irony, one of the officers from the 2nd ACR that was in the largest tank battle in Desert Storm applied for this position, but was told that he didn't know anything about desert warfare.
Monfriez: Sir, if you get a hangfire on your weapon, what do you do? You wait, with your weapon pointed in a safe direction, 'cause sometimes the primer bursts, and if you open the chamber it blows up in your face. Leave this round in the chamber, sir.
The President: Few of us are given the opportunity, even fewer the courage to sacrifice ourselves for the lives of our comrades. In daily life, even as in battle each one of us is mysteriously and irrevocably bound to our fellow man. And yet, it is only in death that the power of this bond is finally tested and proven. And who among us really knows how he might respond when the moment comes?