- Apr 25, 2018
I never remember seeing a Marine wear it that way except in photos like the one above.
Sailors may remember the word "pogi" from Subic Bay. In the Philippines where the national language is Tagalog, “pogi” means handsome (same pronunciation as pogey). The local gals out in Olongapo would describe some sailors as pogi-pogi (very handsome). The JAG on base would tell sailors at the in-brief that they needed to stay out of trouble lest they become “pogi bait” at the local jail or prison. I think it did serve as a mini deterrent to bad behavior on liberty somewhat like the movie The Midnight Express might have.
Two slang terms coined during World War 1:
Pogey-BaitPogey-Bait is candy, or a sweet snack of any kind, among American and Canadian troops. No one is quite sure where the term comes from, but the first part could be pogy, a nickname for the menhaden fish (i.e. literally “fish-bate”), or else pogue, a slang word for a non-combatant or weakly soldier (not to be confused with people-other-than-grunts).
Not USMC but I know a guy who had four daughters graduate from USNA. There was one more daughter but she decided to not join with the cabal.There has to be a record in here somewhere?
Though only 8 percent of Marines are women, even more rare are sisters joining the branch together. Yet, two members of the Valentine family from Virginia and three of thewww.postandcourier.com
He sent me a hoodie a couple years ago when he was CO of Mobility Assault Company. This is one of the best unit logos I've ever seen. As CO he was Machete-6. He has it tattooed somewhere on his multi-tattooed body.I always had t-shirts made for my units. Made the others jealous. Nice artwork
Dogs are just the best. Thank you for sharing.Kuno, a Belgian malinois, is alive largely due to medical treatment by U.S. Army veterinarians and Air Force doctors.www.military.com