- "ALL RIGHT SHIT STAINS LISTEN UP! BY THE END OF THIS AFTERNOON I CAN GUARANTEE THAT HALF OF YOU WILL BE WASHED OUT OF THE CORPS FOR GOOD!"
- —Apone, to his troops.
Alan Apone is a the former Drill Sergeant and now Commander of an ODST unit in the UNSC. He is considered to be a thorn in the UNSC's side.