Royal Australian Infantry Rules for Gunfights:
1. Be courteous to everyone, friendly to no one.
2. Decide to be aggressive ENOUGH, quickly ENOUGH, often ENOUGH for long ENOUGH.
3. Have a plan.
4. Have a back-up plan, because the first one probably won't work.
5. Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet.
6. Do not attend a gunfight with a weapon whose magazine capacity does not start with a "3" and end with a "0".
7. Anything worth shooting is worth shooting twice. Ammo is cheap. Life is
8. Move away from your attacker. Distance is your friend. (Lateral &
9. Use cover or concealment as much as possible.
10. Remember, if you can see the enemy, he can see you.
11. Flank your adversary when possible. Protect yours.
12. Don't share a fighting pit with someone who is braver than you are.
13. The only thing more accurate than incoming enemy fire is incoming friendly fire.
14. Don't draw fire.....it annoys your mates.
15. Remember...if the enemy is in range...so are you.
16. Mr Grenade is NOT our friend when his pin is pulled.
17. Always cheat; always win. The only unfair fight is the one you lose.
18. In ten years, nobody will remember the calibre, stance, or tactics.
They will remember who lived.
19. If you are not shooting, you should be communicating.
20. A good soldier does not die for his country....he makes the ENEMY DIE FOR HIS.
I'm sure that there is many more that can be added, but these ones are okay for a start.