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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
BOHICA: bend over here it comes again

Current Rating 9.4 Email This Jargon to a Friend

chow um: Virtnamese for hello

Current Rating 9.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Wasted: Killed,as in we wasted every MF in our wire

Current Rating 9.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Boco Dinky Dau: Crazy MF

Current Rating 8.86 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club: Navy Enlisted Serving in the South China Sea/Gulf of Tonkin

Current Rating 8.75 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Ham and muther f......: Ham and Lima Beans

Current Rating 8.67 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Six: Your back as in "who's got my six?"

Current Rating 8.67 Email This Jargon to a Friend

F&#$ing A Tweetie Bird: Absolutely, irrevocably

Current Rating 8.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

yard bird: civilian shipyard worker

Current Rating 8.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

booku: alot or a great amount

Current Rating 8.33 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Wog: Naval Personel crossing equator for the first time

Current Rating 8.33 Email This Jargon to a Friend

SOL: SH** Outta Luck

Current Rating 8.23 Email This Jargon to a Friend

most ricki tic: very fast

Current Rating 8.22 Email This Jargon to a Friend

86 IT : THROW IN THE TRASH

Current Rating 8.19 Email This Jargon to a Friend

snafu: situation normal all f&*^%$# up

Current Rating 8.19 Email This Jargon to a Friend

WILLY PETE/WILSON PICKET: ARTY TO SEND WHITE PHOSPHOROUS MARKING ROUND

Current Rating 8.18 Email This Jargon to a Friend

mpc: military payment certificate.script

Current Rating 8.17 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Dinki Dau: Crazy

Current Rating 8.16 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Sit Rep : Situation report

Current Rating 8.15 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Dinky Dou (Dow): Crazy.

Current Rating 8.14 Email This Jargon to a Friend

BROKE DICK: SOME ONE THATS INJURED OR SICK

Current Rating 8.12 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Back in the world: Home

Current Rating 8.11 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Butter Bar: Army 2nd Lt.

Current Rating 8.11 Email This Jargon to a Friend

squared away: you have it all together ( uniforms and equipt)

Current Rating 8.11 Email This Jargon to a Friend

SSDD: same sh** different day

Current Rating 8.11 Email This Jargon to a Friend

1 Digit Midget: 9 days left on enlistment

Current Rating 8.1 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Cherry: First time in combat

Current Rating 8.1 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Latrine: The toliets/bath facilities

Current Rating 8.1 Email This Jargon to a Friend

BDUs: Battle Dress Uniform - aka Fatigues or Camos

Current Rating 8.08 Email This Jargon to a Friend

screwed the pooch: mess up real bad

Current Rating 8.07 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Scrounge: to get what was needed, thus bypassing official sources

Current Rating 8.07 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

Sin Loui - spelling not correct: sorry bout that (Vietnam)

Current Rating 8.05 Email This Jargon to a Friend

ZIPPER HEAD: VIET CONG,ENEMY,CONG!!!!!!!

Current Rating 8.04 Email This Jargon to a Friend

AMF: Sign off, "Adios mother f@&ker."

Current Rating 8.03 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Brass : Officers

Current Rating 8.03 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Hooch: Living quarters

Current Rating 8.03 Email This Jargon to a Friend

boocoodinkydoh: really crazy,nuts or pot smoker

Current Rating 8.02 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Cannon Cockers: Artillerymen

Current Rating 8.02 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Tunnel Rat : Going down in holes in the ground in Vietnam to search

Current Rating 8.02 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Beans and mothers: Beans and wienies c-rations b-2 meal

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Chow time: Time to eat

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

duce gear: same as 782 gear

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Fire Watch Ribbon: National Defense Ribbon

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

FOAD: F--K OFF AND DIE

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Honey Bucket: Plywood toilet with 55 gallon cans to Crap in

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

numb nuts: stupid

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

pogey bait: candy [navy talk]

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Puff the magic dragon: the Douglas AC-47 Spooky gunship, an American military plane used during the Vietnam War

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

White Mice: Vietnamese National Policemen

Current Rating 8.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Civys: civilian clothing

Current Rating 7.98 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Deuce and a half: Two and a half ton capacity truck

Current Rating 7.98 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Field Strip a Cigarette: Strip off paper & spread tobacco around.

Current Rating 7.98 Email This Jargon to a Friend

HazMat: Hazardous Material

Current Rating 7.98 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Hollywood Shower: A shower taken onboard a Navy ship where the water was left continously running during the shower...A big no no.

Current Rating 7.98 Email This Jargon to a Friend

SEABEE: combat engineer for the navy

Current Rating 7.98 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Dee Dee: Hurry out of your location

Current Rating 7.97 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Grunt: Army 11B Infantryman

Current Rating 7.97 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Poggy Bait: Junk food, chip, candy and etc

Current Rating 7.96 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

Number 10: Bad

Current Rating 7.95 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Sick-bay Commando: Marines who are usually found either in the sick-bay or the Battalion Aids Station

Current Rating 7.95 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Dog Tags: Military id tags.

Current Rating 7.93 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Holiday Routine: Holiday for some, Routine for the rest of us// light holiday hours

Current Rating 7.93 Email This Jargon to a Friend

6 P: Prior planning prevents piss poor performance.

Current Rating 7.92 Email This Jargon to a Friend

bohica: Bend over here it comes again.

Current Rating 7.92 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Bandit: Enemy aircraft.

Current Rating 7.91 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Zap: To kill Charlie

Current Rating 7.91 Email This Jargon to a Friend

ditty bag: A bag used to carry personal hygiene items

Current Rating 7.9 Email This Jargon to a Friend

S O P: Standard Operating Procedure

Current Rating 7.9 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Di di mow: Hurry up

Current Rating 7.88 Email This Jargon to a Friend

In the bush: on patrol off the base in enemy country

Current Rating 7.88 Email This Jargon to a Friend

wind dummy: paratrooper

Current Rating 7.88 Email This Jargon to a Friend

U.S.M.C.: Uncle Sam's Misguided Children

Current Rating 7.87 Email This Jargon to a Friend

As You Were: Get back to doing whatever it was you were doing.

Current Rating 7.86 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Bought the farm.: Got killed.

Current Rating 7.86 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Deck: Floor

Current Rating 7.85 Email This Jargon to a Friend

ATTITUDE AJUSTMENT: TO CHANGE THE MIND OF SOMEBODY NOT WITH THE PROGRAM OF THE MILITARY

Current Rating 7.84 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Chow: What they jokenly referred as food

Current Rating 7.84 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Di di mau: Vietnamese for "go go fast" meaning to get the hell out of the area.

Current Rating 7.84 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Dinque Dau (Dinky Dow): Crazy

Current Rating 7.81 Email This Jargon to a Friend

You buy Ill fly: Your buying the beer and Ill go to the PX and get it

Current Rating 7.81 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

Down range: Any forward-deployed area of operations

Current Rating 7.8 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Good Enough For Government Work : When a task was completed close to standard

Current Rating 7.8 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Skipper: The Commanding Officer of a Navy ship.

Current Rating 7.8 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Back in the World: Anytime stationed overseas the U.S.A. is the "World"

Current Rating 7.79 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Asshole and Elbows: To work very hard, as in, all I want to see is assholes and elbows.

Current Rating 7.78 Email This Jargon to a Friend

BFD: Big F---ing Deal

Current Rating 7.78 Email This Jargon to a Friend

John Wayne: Small can opener for c-rat cans

Current Rating 7.78 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Shit for brains!: A dumb soldier

Current Rating 7.78 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Snake and Nape: Close Air Support , 250lb.High explosives bombs followed by Napalm

Current Rating 7.78 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Davey Jones Locker: The bottom of the ocean. The place where sailors go to rest.

Current Rating 7.77 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Coffin Nails: Marlboro Cigarettes

Current Rating 7.76 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Duct Diver: One who inspects jet engines for foreign objects

Current Rating 7.76 Email This Jargon to a Friend

scuttle butt: Rumor

Current Rating 7.76 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Chop chop!: Hurry up, quickly

Current Rating 7.75 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Freedom Bird: The airplane that took you home from Viet Nam

Current Rating 7.75 Email This Jargon to a Friend

lia dhe: come here

Current Rating 7.75 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Watch/cover my six: watch my a**

Current Rating 7.75 Email This Jargon to a Friend

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