Virtually any powdered, artificially flavored, juice-like substance served in the mess hall of almost any group male environment from Scout Camp through the Military.(U. Navy) Senior junior officer of the rank of Ensign (o-1) in a ship's compliment. Navy) Senior enlisted man onboard a submarine, responsible for manning, training, order and discipline of the enlisted crew.The bull Ensign often is tasked by the Commanding Officer with unsavory tasks that other junior officers would rather avoid.(U. " May also be used threateningly as in "I'm going to COCK you till you die" to indicate a useless or excessively harsh exercise in the field or garrison, ostensibly administered to teach the receiver a lesson.(U. Army) Officially called the "Insulated Food Container" or "IFC," which is plastic with stainless steel inserts. This equates with the Command Master Chief (CMC) onboard a surface ship or shore unit.K.) Pockets, from the perception that members of the German Army often walk around with their hands in them (prohibited in most NATO armed services - including the Bundeswehr. Air Force) Term used to refer to the two-striped chevron of Airman First Class, usually awarded to a six-year enlistee immediately after his technical school or to a four-year enlistee after 10 months in the rank of Airman (also see "dragonfly wings").(Canada) Confirmation of Combat Knowledge, a play-on from the more acceptable vernacular - AAR (After action review). Not to be confused with the all-metal "Food Container, Insulated" or "FCI" which is commonly called a "mermite can."(U. Army, and a familiar term for Chief Master Sergeant, the highest enlisted rank in the U. In this position, the man is often casually referred to passively and in-person as "COB".(Australia) An Army Reservist.[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.Based on a badly dressed, mentally retarded character in the soap opera Crossroads.(U.S.) An isolated deployment, or any other extremely isolated or distant location; pejorative.
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.Can also be used in a more general sense to describe anything that is heavily damaged or poor in appearance.(U. (From aviation and nautical; pushing all engine throttle levers toward firewall.) Full throttle causing the ball weights of the engine governor to open outward toward the walls.(U.K.) British Army slang for the Falkland Islands civilians during the Falklands War and locals around bases in the West Country.Generally the individuals who make up these companies will leave boot camp in top physical shape, because they are always being punished with physical training, also known as "cycling".(U.S.) The nickname given to the powdered drink served with MRE's on onboard ships.