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For your reading enjoyment (and education for those not yet in the military)

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  1. goaliedad

    goaliedad Parent 5-Year Member

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    :thumb: this non-military mom enjoyed that - thanks!
     
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    bruno 5-Year Member Retired Staff Member

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    While a few of these are universal ("High speed Low Drag";"Pop smoke"; "Pucker Factor"; "Squared away"; "Zero dark thirty") I think most are Marine specific.
     
  4. Full Metal Bulldog

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    Didn't even see Hooah.....
     
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    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006 5-Year Member

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    I agree. In addition to the ones you listed, "Standby to standby and hurry up and wait" and "Voluntold" are pretty universal.

    Each service tends to have its own sayings.
     
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    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006 5-Year Member

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    Well, if its written by a Marine... that would make sense.
     
  7. AF6872

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    SNAFU comes to mind:thumb:
     
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    So here's some random others I needed to decipher growing up...


    FUBAR - (easy)
    AceyDucey Club - (medium)
    EB Green - (medium)
    GeeDunk - (medium)
    Monkey Sh#t - (hard)
     
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  9. AF6872

    AF6872 10-Year Member

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    Ten and a wakeup is universal and is on your door with the countdown . Short with a chair to get in your bunk.:thumb: Like FIGMO it can be good or bad.
     

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