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Ex. Military Lingo – Boonies = The Jungle in Military Speak
A Soldier Relaxing in
The Boonies- a.k.a. the Jungle
All Era Military Lingo, Jargon or Slang
Squid Billy: A Navy enlisted Person who listens to Hill Billy music.

Current Rating 7.42 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Prop Wash" ( Wind coming from a propeller): What you sent new (O J T) air plane mechanics to supply room to get.

Current Rating 5.03 Email This Jargon to a Friend

F*#kin A: slang for any response, good or bad

Current Rating 8.05 Email This Jargon to a Friend

John Wayne: can opener

Current Rating 5.62 Email This Jargon to a Friend

OLD MAN: Squardon or Base Commander

Current Rating 7.47 Email This Jargon to a Friend

R & O: receiving and outfitting

Current Rating 5.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Sh**can (the old galvanized can): The barraks trash can, as in deep six that in the sh**can

Current Rating 7.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

TILLIE: Crash crane used on carriers

Current Rating 4.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Top: 1st Sgt.

Current Rating 5.11 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Walking Point: First guy leading a patrol in jungle

Current Rating 6.33 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"A Weapons Carrier": A 2/4 ton Army vehicle (a size between a Jeep and a "Deuce and 1/2").

Current Rating 7.68 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Class A's": Army Dress Uniform (Another name for ODs).

Current Rating 7.1 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Cut a chogie": Leave in a hurry

Current Rating 6.3 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"DRAGONWAGON": M-123 10 Ton Tank Transporter.

Current Rating 5.33 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Fagot" (bundle of sticks): MiG-15 Soviet-built fighter/interceptor (NATO nickname).

Current Rating 5.8 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Fatigues": Army field or duty uniform. Now replaced by "Camos".

Current Rating 6.13 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Go ask Gunny for the box of "ST-1: box of ST-ONES, get it? Marine Corps

Current Rating 4.31 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Go tell it to the chaplain": A "brush off"; "don't tell us your problems."

Current Rating 7.35 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Goon Platoon": Marginally performing "boots" put into a "F***Up" platoon for extra marches.

Current Rating 4.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Hershey Bar": Dirt or mud dried on boots, not shined; "looked like they're polished with a Hershey Bar!"

Current Rating 7.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"I wear my fray jacket for protection": Bulletproof vest.

Current Rating 6.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Just a Skosh": Skosh, apparently Japanese meant "a little"..as in "bring your range up just a skosh".

Current Rating 7.8 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Pass the cow", or "the Armored Car.": Canned milk.

Current Rating 6.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Short Sheeting": To mischieviously make up a guy's army bunk so that the top sheet is folded in half so that he can't extend his legs.

Current Rating 7.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Short-arm Inspection" : Medics' surprise middle of the night exam of troops for VD symptoms.

Current Rating 6.39 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Trick" : A duty shift.

Current Rating 5.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

"Wingman": A friend willing to take one for the team!

Current Rating 5.25 Email This Jargon to a Friend

# 1: the best

Current Rating 6.27 Email This Jargon to a Friend

# 10: no good

Current Rating 7.55 Email This Jargon to a Friend

#1: Very Good

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

$1.97: 197th Infantry Brigade at Fort Benning, GA

Current Rating 5.3 Email This Jargon to a Friend

0: 0

Current Rating 5.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

0: 0

Current Rating 5.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

0: 0

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

0: 0

Current Rating 3.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

0: 0

Current Rating 5.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

0 Dark ugly: Early in the morning

Current Rating 5.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

03: Marine infantry, 0311,0331 machine gunner, 0341 mortar man , 0351 ect.

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

03 bullet catcher: Nickname for Marine 0311 Infantry

Current Rating 3.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

03-Hump-a-lot: Infantry soldier (0311)

Current Rating 7.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

03-Walk-A-Lot: Infantry (USMC)

Current Rating 5.78 Email This Jargon to a Friend

0311: MARINE CORPS (GRUNT) RIFLEMAN

Current Rating 7.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

1 Digit Midget: 9 days left on enlistment

Current Rating 8.1 Email This Jargon to a Friend

10 feet of water line: the line that is painted on the water line of the ship boots usually sent to get some

Current Rating 6.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

10 feet of waterline: Imaginary line(rope) the new crew members are sent looking for

Current Rating 7.06 Email This Jargon to a Friend

100 yards of flightline: imaginary item new Air Force troops are sento out for.

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

100 yards of sky-line/ Shore-line/ tree-line: "Boots" or "Cherries" sent to supply Officer in the field for non existant items

Current Rating 4.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

100-mph-tape: Army OD green duct tape - can be used to repair a jeep and hold up to speeds of 100 mph

Current Rating 7.49 Email This Jargon to a Friend

100ft of chow line: To send new recruites to get from supply room.

Current Rating 7.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

11 (eleven) up, 3 (three) down = 8 up (Ate up): Mathematical equation suggesting someone is screwed up

Current Rating 6.67 Email This Jargon to a Friend

11 Bang Bang: Army Infantry (Grunt)

Current Rating 7.33 Email This Jargon to a Friend

11 BOO: Army Grunt

Current Rating 4.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

11 Boo: Army Grunt ( infantry )

Current Rating 4.67 Email This Jargon to a Friend

11 Bullet stopper: Infantry

Current Rating 7.08 Email This Jargon to a Friend

11 Bulletstopper: Army infantry soldier.

Current Rating 3.67 Email This Jargon to a Friend

11 Bush: Army 11B infantry soldier

Current Rating 7.67 Email This Jargon to a Friend

11 choo choo: Heavy Weapons Infantry Mortars

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

11 Up 3 Down: ate up, ...uniform looks like crap, doesn't know or suspect nothing

Current Rating 5.71 Email This Jargon to a Friend

117: 1 pick 1 shovel 7 days a week (combat engineer.

Current Rating 6.82 Email This Jargon to a Friend

123 CLUB: E1 - E2 -E3 CLUB MARINE

Current Rating 4.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

1505s: USAF "Khaki" Dress Uniform

Current Rating 5.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

19th hole: Nickname for any bar, EM club, or NCO club

Current Rating 6.52 Email This Jargon to a Friend

1st and Dime: 1st Battalion 10th

Current Rating 6.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

1st Hog: First Sgt

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

1st or 2nd luitenant: Louie

Current Rating 6.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

2 diget midget: Has less than 100 days left before enlistment is up.

Current Rating 7.47 Email This Jargon to a Friend

2-Digit Midget: Personnel with less than 100 days of active service remaining.

Current Rating 7.25 Email This Jargon to a Friend

2FF2R: Too F**kin Fast to Recognize

Current Rating 5.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

2nd john: 2nd lieutenant

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

3 up 2 Down: Gunny.

Current Rating 6.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

3 up and 2 down: Gunny

Current Rating 7.29 Email This Jargon to a Friend

30 Day Wonder: Any Reserve Officer

Current Rating 7.58 Email This Jargon to a Friend

30 days and awake-up. Air Force: 30 days before a person returns to the United States Mainland.

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

35-10: wearing the Air Force uniform correctly, i.e.. "you're out of 35-10"

Current Rating 7.08 Email This Jargon to a Friend

4 skins on toast: thin slices of corn beef in white cream sauce on toast

Current Rating 5.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

45 CLUB: E4 & E5 (CPL & SGT) CLUB MARINE

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

5 will get you 10: Asking for a loan until payday

Current Rating 7.33 Email This Jargon to a Friend

5-Jump Chump: A person who has made the barebone minimum number of parachute jumps to get/keep their airborne status.

Current Rating 6.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

50 Mission Chursh: When they had Head phones that you put on over your Hat. Air Force

Current Rating 5.58 Email This Jargon to a Friend

50 yards of flight line.: Non existing rope new airmen are sent to get from Maintance NCO.

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

500 Feet of Grid Line: Sent new Artillery guys looking for this. Grid lines on military maps

Current Rating 2.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

500-mph-tape: silver-duct-tape used by ordinance men for arming-wires

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

505 on bracelet on wrist: captain said that means you hate the government??

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

55 gal Drum of Rotor Wash: Send newbees to tool shed to get to wash helicopters.

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

6 BY or 6x6: Like a 4x4 only much bigger and 2 extra axles

Current Rating 7.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

6 P: Prior planning prevents piss poor performance.

Current Rating 7.92 Email This Jargon to a Friend

6-bi: 5 ton truck in U.S.M.C.

Current Rating 6.43 Email This Jargon to a Friend

7 P's: PRIOR PROPER PLANNING PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

782 gear: Marine slang, for all infantry gear, etool canteens, you name it,except boots,rweapons uniforms .

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

782 gear: All web gear and accessories (canteen, knife, helmet, 1st aid kit)

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

782 GEAR: MARINE CORPS PERSONAL FIELD GEAR

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

82nd to non-jumpers: Legg: Non-airborne troops

Current Rating 6.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

86 IT : THROW IN THE TRASH

Current Rating 8.19 Email This Jargon to a Friend

90 Day Wonder: someone made a commissioned officer after 90 days training.

Current Rating 7.43 Email This Jargon to a Friend

90 day Wonder: 2nd Lt., Officers Training School Graduate

Current Rating 7.95 Email This Jargon to a Friend

90 day wonders: reserve troops

Current Rating 5.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

91 bulletstopper: Corpsman (MOS 91 Bravo)

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

97 Buddy F***er: counter intel special agents with CID dreams

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A "Dear John" Letter: A letter from a girlfriend, informing a Service Man that "it's all over; I'm dating another guy."

Current Rating 7.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A "Deuce and a Half": A two and a half ton army truck.

Current Rating 7.24 Email This Jargon to a Friend

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