U.S. Navy Directive 16134 ( Inappropriate T-Shirts )
The following directive was issued by the commanding
officer of all naval installations in the Middle East.
(It was obviously directed at the Marines.)
To: All Commands Subject: Inappropriate T-Shirts
Ref: ComMidEast For Inst 16134//24 K
All commanders promulgate upon receipt.
The following T-shirts are no longer to be worn on or off
base by any military or civilian personnel serving in the
1. 'Eat Pork or Die' [both English and Arabic
2.. 'Shrine Busters' [Various. Show burning
minarets or bomb/artillery shells impacting Islamic shrines.
Some with unit logos.]
3.. 'Napalm, Sticks Like Crazy' [Both English and
4.. I removed this one because I don't want an infraction from our mods..........silly Marines
5.. 'The road to Paradise begins with me.' [Mostly
Arabic versions, but some in English. Some show sniper scope
6.. 'Guns don't kill people. I kill people.'
[Both Arabic and English versions]
7.. 'Pork. The other white meat.' [Arabic version]
8.. 'Infidel' [English, Arabic and other coalition
The above T-shirts are to be removed from Post Exchanges
upon receipt of this directive. In addition, the following
signs are to be removed upon receipt of this message:
1.. 'Islamic Religious Services Will Be Held at the
Firing Range at 0800 Daily.
2.. 'Do we really need 'smart bombs' to drop on
All commands are instructed to implement sensitivity
training upon receipt.