Sure the military gives you the basics
, but on that special day when you need your Dragon Tooth Raptor Knife 3000, your multiple target lock death site for your M4, or your cold-forged, 6000-fold katana, you'll be ready.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best and it removes all that is base. -General George S. Patton.