A minimum security military prison for lesser offenses; Usually no more than a fenced-in barracks building and small surrounding area. Also used as a slang term to describe the area effect nature of artillery or cluster bombs.
Sentences to the CCF are Usually as a result of an Article 15 and are generally not career-ending in nature. Term of derision used by nuclear trained engineering personnel to refer to rest of crew that live and work forward.
Based on a badly dressed, mentally retarded character in the soap opera Crossroads.(U.
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.
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.
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.
The name refers to the act of dragging every thing out of ones bag while in formation(U.
S.) The name given to the fast food options in chow halls, i.e.; hot dogs and hamburgers. In the Air Force, commonly a reference to pre-packed Flight Lunches intended for aircrew or personnel whose duties do not allow them to go to the chow hall to eat their meals. S.) Highly derogatory, typically used to describe a Soldier whose uniform wear is unsatisfactory, as in "Private Smith, you look like a bag of smashed asshole".
[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.
With your knife in your hand, I'm gonna’ be a fightin' man."(U. Army) Pretty much anyone in the Adjutant General's Corps, referring to someone who works a desk, in comparison to an Airborne Ranger.. Soldiers preparing to turn in weapons line up and dry fire their rifles into the barrel. During this formation, guidance is given to the enlisted members, the unit commander may publish information and the unit is released. situation that results from the cumulative errors of several people or groups.