A lot to think about here, in my present state I've been considering options should I have to bug out. I've repaired a few flood damaged firearms in the past, including a couple of scopes that weren't nearly so water resistent as the owner had thought.
As for slogans.
Which may be the basis for such mottos or slogans.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs Police academy motto is "the Honor is to Serve", which Startrek the Next Generation picked up to use as a Klingon slogan.
The motto of this university
is "to be honorable is to serve".
Asked to translate either into German it would likely come out sounding exactly like the SS motto.