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Ex. Military Lingo – Boonies = The Jungle in Military Speak
A Soldier Relaxing in
The Boonies- a.k.a. the Jungle
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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 7.72 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 5.5 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 7.96 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

A Bob Tail: Dishonorable discharge.

Current Rating 5.57 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A bucket of steam: on ship new recruit told to fetch one from engine room

Current Rating 6.75 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A Buzz: Rumor.

Current Rating 7.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A can of "Night Vision": newbies sent for non existant item

Current Rating 6.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A Crash: An omelet.

Current Rating 3.25 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A dump of bird turds: A B-52 unloading its bomb load

Current Rating 6.33 Email This Jargon to a Friend

a few Klicks down the road: kilometers...Klicks'

Current Rating 4.33 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A Hammer: A good looking gal

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A hole on the wall.: Unlikable area. Boring!!!!

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A Kraut: A German soldier

Current Rating 6.82 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A piece: A rifle

Current Rating 6.62 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A RINK: NEW MAN TO THE COMPANY

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A S H Receiver: ash tray

Current Rating 3.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A Walk in the Sun: A combat patrol

Current Rating 7.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A-799: Coding on airplane gripe sheet, meaning you couldn't duplicate the gripe; also the pilot that loves to write up gripes for no reason.

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

a.s.a.p.: as soon as possible

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

A.S.H. Receiver: New Marines sent to get on the flight line asap

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

a.s.h. reciever: ash tray

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

ACOP: Aircraft Out Of Commission For Parts

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Acting Jack: Acting sergeant.

Current Rating 5.67 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Acting Jack: Temporary Rank for SGT or CPL

Current Rating 7.3 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Acting-jack: Someone temp. promoted to next higher NCO status IE: E-4 to E-5

Current Rating 5.4 Email This Jargon to a Friend

AD: Military Police lingo for an Accidental Discharge - when you fired off a round by mistake.

Current Rating 6.5 Email This Jargon to a Friend

adonis: Code name for old off line mechinal crypto system.

Current Rating 4.71 Email This Jargon to a Friend

AFI: AWAITING FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

AFSC: Air Force Specialty Code (Occupation Code and Title)

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

After burner: a flaming A-hole

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

AFU: All F****d Up

Current Rating 7.57 Email This Jargon to a Friend

AGE Troop: Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

agent orange: chemical used to killtree,s and under brush/DIXON see va gov.com

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Airborne Shuffle: The prescribed steps towards the door for a jump

Current Rating 6.58 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Airborne Stick: Jumpmaster.

Current Rating 7.33 Email This Jargon to a Friend

AIRDALE: ANY NAVAL PERSONAL IN THE AVIATION RATING

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Airdale: Navy enlisted personnel with an aviation rating.

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Airdale: Sailor attached to an Air Wing.

Current Rating 7.3 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Airdale: U.S. Navy personnel involved with Navy flight operations, etc.

Current Rating 3.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Airdale: Person who is part of airplance crew on a carrier.

Current Rating 7.47 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Alcoholics Anonymous: What the "AA" on the patch of the 82 ABN stands for, (As well as All American!)

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Alert shack: Bomber crew quarters on the flightline for instant response to nuclear-laden bombers on alert status.

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Alibi Order: An extra shot on the range because the rifle malfunctioned.

Current Rating 3.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Alice: day pack

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

All Shook Up: all stressed out

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

All Shook Up: Battle Fatigue

Current Rating 4.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

All sixteenths wrench: Cresent Wrench

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

All the Way: You fully understand what the drill Sgt has told you at Ft Jackson S.C.

Current Rating 7.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Almost Airborne: 82nd Airborne Division

Current Rating 4.83 Email This Jargon to a Friend

ALPHA: ALPHA

Current Rating 5.67 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Alpha Charlie: Radio phonetics for an Ass Chewing

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

Alpha Hotel (Ass Hole): An individual who always acts without class

Current Rating 0.0 Email This Jargon to a Friend

ALPHA, ALPHA: ASSEMBLY AREA

Current Rating 4.67 Email This Jargon to a Friend

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