Deployment Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old deployment quotes, deployment sayings, and deployment proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean i'll miss you until we meet again!     


Military deployments have never been something to enjoy, but the consequence of the actions, the shared nature of the sacrifices, and the nobility of the cause are invigorating. To be clear, I'm not talking about the killing and the death; rather, the sense of purpose that pervades every action, reaction, and outcome.     

Pete Hegseth

Deployment keeps us apart but love keeps us together.     


I believe there should be no arbitrary date set for withdrawal and yet no permanent, unending deployment. No cut and run, yet measured progress in helping a people who want to be free without an illusion of overnight success.     

Rick Renzi

Deployment tears your heart in two, only reconnected at homecoming.     


There is no way to imagine what it feels like to be shot at. I will never be with him when he is the most scared.     

Melissa Seligman