Running Cadences

C-130

C-130 rollin' down the strip
Airborne Daddy gonna take a little trip
Mission Top Secret, destination unknown
Don't even know if they're ever coming home
Stand up, hook up, shuffle to the door
Jump right out and count to four
But if my main don't open wide
I got a reserve by my side
But if that one should fail me too
Look out below I'm a-comin' through
If I die on the old drop zone
Box me up and ship me home
Pin my wings upon my chest
And bury me in the leaning rest

Saw an Old Lady

Saw an old lady running down the street
Had a chute on her back, jump boots on her feet
Said, "Hey old lady where you goin' to?"
She said "US Army Airborne School"
"Whatcha gonna do when you get there?"
"Jump from a plane, float through the air"
I said "Hey old lady ain't you been told?
Airborne School's for the young and the bold"
She said "Hey young punk who you talkin' to?
I'm an instructor at the Airborne School"
Saw an old lady marching down the road
Had a knife in her hand and a 90lb load
Said, "Hey old lady where you goin' to?"
She said "US Army Ranger School"
"Whatcha gonna do when you get there?"
"Jump and swim and kill without care"
I said "Hey old lady ain't you been told?
Ranger School's for the young and the bold"
She said "Hey young punk who you talkin' to?
I'm an instructor at the Ranger School"
Saw on old lady running down the track
Had fins on her feet and a tank on her back
Said, "Hey old lady where you goin' to?"
She said "US Army scuba School"
"Whatcha gonno do when you get there?"
"Swim under water and never breathe air"
I said, "Hey old lady ain't you been told?
Scuba School's for the young and the bold"
She said "Hey young punk who you talkin' to?
I'm an instructor at the Scuba School"

Up in the Morning

Up in the morning 'fore dawn
I don't like it, no way
Eat my breakfast too damn soon
Hungry as a hound dog by noon
Went to the mess hall on my knees
Mess Sergeant, Mess Sergeant feed me please!
Mess Sergeant said witha big ol'grin
If you wanna be Airborne you gotta be thin
Up in the morning at the break of day
Working so hard we never play
Running through the jungle where the sun don't shine
All I do is double time

Airborne Ranger

Airborne Ranger raving mad
He's got a tab I wish I had
Black and gold and half moon shape
Airborne Ranger, he's gone ape
Jumpin' through windows, kickin' down walls
Airborne Ranger's havin' a ball
So if there's trouble in the world today
Call on the men in the Black Berets

A.I.R.B.O.R.N.E.

A is for Airborne
I is for in the sky
R is for rough and tough
B is for born to fly
O is for on the go
R is ranger
N is for never quit
E is for every day
'Cause I'm Airborne
All the way
Super-duper Paratrooper

When I get to Heaven
When I get to heaven
Saint Peter's gonna say
"How'd you earn your livin' boy?
How'd you earn your pay?"
I'll reply with a whole lot of anger,
"I made my living as an Airborne Ranger!
Blood, guts, sex and danger
That's the life of an Airborne Ranger!"
When I get to hell
Satan's gonna say
"How'd you earn your livin' boy?
How'd you earn your pay?"
I'll reply with a boot to his face
I made my living sending souls to this place!"

No Sweat
One mile - No Sweat
Two mile - Better yet
Three miles - Gotta run
Four miles - Just for fun
Come on - Let's go
We can go - Through the snow
We can run - To the sun
We train - In the rain
A-I
R-B
O-R
N-E
Can you be - Like me?
Airborne – Infantry

Sittin On a Mountaintop

Sittin' on a mountaintop beatin' my drum
Beat it so hard that the MPs come
I said MP, MP don't arrest me
Arrest that leg behind that tree
He stole the whiskey, I stole the wine
But all I ever do is double-time

Superman

Me and Superman got in a fight
I hit him in the head with some Kryptonite
I hit him so hard I busted his brain
And now I'm dating Lois Lane

Well, me and Batman, we had one, too
I hit him in the head with my left shoe
Right in the temple with my left heel
And now I'm driving the Batmobile hr>
A...A...MEN )
A...A.........MEN ) sung by the group
A...A...MEN AMEN AMEN )
sing it over )
sing it louder now )
sing it soft now )
real loud now ) sung by cadence caller between each line
real soft now )
Hallelujah! )
praise the Lord now )

Granny

When my granny was 91
She did PT just for fun
When my granny was 92
She did PT better than you
When my granny was 93
She did PT better than me
When my granny was 94
She did PT more and more
When my granny was 95
She did PT to stay alive
When my granny was 96
She kept on doing flutter-kicks
When my granny was 97
She up and died and went to heaven
She met St. Peter at the pearly gates
Said, "St. Peter, St. Peter, hope I'm not late
St. Peter said with a big ol' grin
"Get down granny, and knock out ten"
She replied with a big ol' smile
"Sorry, St. Peter, I'm on profile!"

R.A.N.G.E.R

R is for rough and tough
A is for all the way
N is for never quit
G is for gung-ho
E is for excellence
R is for Ranger

I Wanna Be an Airborne Ranger
Two old ladies lying in bed
One rolled over to the other and said,
"I wanna be an Airborne Ranger
Live a life of sex and danger
Blood, guts, sex, and danger
That's the life of an Airborne Ranger!"
or
"I..I see your heiny (butt)
It's so big and shiny
When I see it wiggle
It makes me giggle
If you don't hide
I might just bite it"

 

 

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