This causes the targeted aircraft's defense systems to warn of active targeting. It is a combination of a rank Hospital Recruit, the most junior rank and a name that connotes the obesity and stresses placed on the uniform of just such an overweight and careless sailor. Also used for a potato spud storage room. Marine Corps Term used to respond in the affirmative to a question, acknowledge an order, or generally to express enthusiasm. Army Cannon Crewman, also 'Gun Bunny', 13 Bang-Bang or Boom-Boom , 13 Boogaloo, Red Leg due to red trouser stripes on 19th century uniforms Canada and U. Wire Biter A name given to wire-rates such as Electronics Technicians. Army To lean on a folded entrenching tool shovel to support one's weight while defecating.
A derogatory term for an Asian enemy Soldier used extensively in Vietnam. The nickname given to the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy heavy transport aircraft. Please leave anything you think should be included in the comments. Air Force F-15 Maintainer, crew chief Eagle Rider U. Crumb Catcher — Military slang describing the mouth. The cold shoulders from civilians persist in certain Navy towns.
Germany to restart development of leopard 3 tank with twin main guns. So called because they have the least physically-demanding occupation sitting in an air-conditioned space, watching a screen , and they have no grease or machinery to deal with. By extension from 1 , a new recruit. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party pron. A naval cadet in Canada, or a midshipman in the U. Taken from the Supply Corps' porkchop-shaped insignia. Usually the most junior officer aboard ship.
I wouldn't want to be out in the shit without the trigger pullers with U. Army One who puts forth his best effort only when he is receiving attention. Does not generally apply to foreign basing in friendly countries during peacetime. The Day the Eagle Shits U. Used loosely to mean that the speaker doesn't understand an idea, or that someone is totally clueless.
What is the next step? They are often abbreviations or derivatives of the , or otherwise incorporating aspects of formal military concepts and terms. Essentially, legal punishment imposed by a unit commander in lieu of a trial. These personnel go on to become Plank Owners. Can be outdated classic rock that was never really popular in the first place, or cool music, depending on the ship's commanding officer. When incoming rocket or mortar fire is detected by radar systems, the Big Voice automatically broadcasts a siren and instructions to take cover. Air Force Out of a particular type of ammunition e.
This is as opposed to the king who has more manly duties. Pink Mist — A distinct effect created by certain types of gunshot wounds. Poles in the Holes U. Both beers are opened when they are given to the crewmember to prevent them from being hoarded. Army Referring to a newly promoted Sergeant E-5. This results in about four hours of sleep per cycle.
I am scheduled to deploy in the near future. High Speed — An individual who his highly motivated and at or near peak efficacy. Coast Guard pejorative , so-called because of the mistaken belief the U. Other duties include storing and maintaining unit small arms as well as training and qualifying squadron member in their use and the use of deadly force. Named so due to their perceived propensity to marry servicemen in order to secure their paycheck and government benefits for themselves.
Aviation Ordnancemen are expected to have a broad knowledge base of the rate and and be able to perform any duties of the rate. In this form, it is derogatory. Navy Navy rules and regulations. Originally, a derogatory term for Army or Marine infantrymen referencing the sounds made by men carrying heavy gear. A term of affection and respect. The current version is mounted on a trailer. But there are some that are definitely more family friendly than others.
Left Handed Monkey Wrench — A non-existent tool. The A-teams often led irregular military units which were not responsible to the Vietnamese military command. Unless you spend your career on your knees sucking the chain-of-command's dick. Air Force A rat or tattletale, usually someone who runs to the commander or other ranking member to get another in trouble. Army The Service Battery of an Artillery Battalion.