[German Soldiers caught by a superior with their hands in their pockets are typically asked "Is it your birthday? S.) Is the military equivalent to the civilian Jodies in cadences, and always a tough guy. Pejorative term dating back to World War 2, used by Soldiers of the 2nd AIF to imply incompetence on the part of Reservists who in their view were 'Chocolate Soldiers', likely to melt at the first application of the 'heat of battle'.(U. Navy (particularly used by Reactor Department personnel on Nimitz-class aircraft carriers) ) A derogatory term for the Airmen (airdales) attached to the various. Named after the ship's waste system (Collection, Holding, and Transfer (CHT) systems) . CHT is Usually found splashing across ship's head floors because the designated ship's crew Usually aren't real excited about fixing a toilet problem.(Canada) Play on Service Battalion (Logistics and Supply) due to the excessive number of tents used in its deployment and the general state of coordination among its personnel. ARMY) The time of day when all scheduled training and administrative work stops.
Illustrated in the song lyrics: "Hey, hey, Captain Jack, meet me down by the railroad tracks. squadrons who seem to never-endingly stand in meal lines, make them longer for ship's crew.(U. Generally pejorative, when used outside the company of said personnel. It is in reference to the red, sand filled barrels used to verify that small arms are unloaded before turn in. The unit's senior NCO may hold a formation at this time.
(Note: Many tanks on-board submarines are pressurized with compressed air and "blown" overboard. a slur the early twentieth century for recruits who could not attain an adequate degree of marksmanship. " having locked you unintentionally, or to help find you visually, etc.
These tanks are usually identified by abbreviations or acronyms and always require permission before being "blown".)(U. Air Force) A general term for active duty Air Force personnel, often used when distinguishing between a mixed environment of Air Force active duty and Department of Defense civilians and contractors.(U. It comes from the idea that they should grab a bolo and attack hand-to-hand. This term was used, somewhat incorrectly, in the movie The Incredibles.(U. Buckshee equipment or ammunition is outside the normal accounting system and is often bartered by those who find themselves in possession of it.
Involves covering the head and arms of the target with a blanket to prevent fighting back or identification of the attackers while a beating is administered.(U. Air Force) An enlisted aircrew member serving on either a KC-135 'Stratotanker' or KC-10 'Extender' primarily responsible for refueling other aircraft in flight. Air Force, where it was slang for a fatal crash, wherein the "farm" referred to the small plot of land at the cemetery where the individual was laid to rest, then generally any KIA G. whose insurance money pays the family funeral bills.(U. Air Force) Things and people related to the time when the Air Corps was a subsidiary unit of the U. (US) A metaphorical scatological reference describing a panicked reaction. "Buddy Spike" is a term used to reassure the "spiked" aircraft that the lock came from a friendly aircraft.
K.) Any storeman (even if he doesn't deal with blankets) . Derived from "boom operator."Used playfully among infantry when not around superiors to describe a breaching shotgun. Make sure you bring plenty of shells for the boomstick." Derived from the Bruce Campbell movie "Army of Darkness".(U. S.) The fleet of riverine vessels - fast patrol boats, amphibious. A play on red star cluster; the humorous implication being that the subject's frightened defecation serves as a substitute distress call.(U. For example: Suppose you were fighting in an exercise as blue air with opposing red air trying to shoot you.
The name refers to the act of dragging every thing out of ones bag while in formation(U.
The variants "Big Fucking Empty", "BFN" or "Bum Fuck Nowhere" are used in the same sense.(U. S., Canada) A form of hazing meted out to unpopular service members. When the Air Force became independent, black shoes replaced the brown shoes worn by the Army at that time.1. This causes the targeted aircraft's defense systems to warn of active targeting.The origin and nature of the stores determines whether this is a serious. From World War One, when spare bits of shaving soap where called "buckshees".(U. Navy) In boot camp, a company (group) of recruits who are incapable of performing any task correctly, regardless of the rewards or consequences.