Breaking: Nobel Peace Prize Committee: Obama requested to return Award for failing to create Peace: New Medal Replaces

crew-2231211By Jim Campbell
 
January 10, 2017
 
Oslo Norway:
 
The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
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The Nobel Peace Prize Committee has rescinded Obama’s award replacing it with a more appropriate one.

The award has been rescinded because the awardee created no peace, was given prematurely and factually, made the world a far more dangerous place while occupying the highest office of the land.

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For those unfamiliar with the acronym REMF, it is used to describe a “Rear echelon Mo Fo” i.e., those who are not in combat.
G.T.F.O. means, “Get the FK out.”
Which brings me an opportunity to revisit other “Terms of endearment,” used by members in our armed forces.
Top 50 military slang words and phrases

The Maxpedition FUBAR patch (Copyright Maxpedition)

 

By Jon Mixon, USAF Vet

ASAP – As Soon As Possible: This has become slang in normal speech but in the military, it means “immediately.”

F***nuts – A derogatory term used to describe a host of people and situations.

FUBAR – F***** Up Beyond All Repair: A description of many differing items and people

Wingnut – A member of the US Air Force

Squid/squidee/swabbie/swab jockey – Affectionate terms used by members of other service branches to describe members of the US Navy.

Bravo Sierra (BS) – Initials for the word “Bullshit”

First Shirt – First Sergeant (Usually the senior NCO within a military unit)

Ground Pounder – A term used to describe a military member in the armed forces whose primary job is being an infantry member.

Rack – Navy/Marine Corps: A bed (particularly on a ship)

Rack time – Sleeping (See also rack)

Outstanding – A superlative used by members of USMC to describe most things.

Unsat – Short for “Unsatisfactory”: Used by members of the USMC to describe anything ) people, facilities, etc.) which are not up to par.

MRE- Meals ready to eat, add water and the assumption is made that a healthy meal is good to go.

Good to go- Ready

Five fingers of death – (US Army, US Marines) Another name for the MRE beef franks, so named for their number and unpleasant taste. Also known as “Beans and

Also known as “Beans and motherf******” for the same reason. Later versions of this meal only contained four beef franks without any beans or sauce and were subsequently nicknamed the “4 d**** of death”.

Later versions of this meal only contained four beef franks without any beans or sauce and were subsequently nicknamed the “4 d**** of death”.

BGB – (US Navy and Marines) Big Gray Boat. Refers to large ships, e.g. carriers and battleships, that are gray in color.

Bird, Ball and Chain – (US Marines) Cynical term for the Marine Corps’ Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem.

boot – Someone lacking in experience. A reference to “boot camp.”

NFG– New Fu** Guy

broke-dick – (US) A soldier with a medical condition that would hinder the soldier’s ability to perform certain tasks; alternatively, equipment that is not operationally ready.

bulkhead – (US Navy, Marines, RCN) The interior structural divider of a ship; used ashore to refer to the interior walls of a building, as well.

Bullshit flag, throwing the – (US) Challenging the factual accuracy of another’s statement.

Cammies – (US Navy and Marines) Camouflage utility uniform. What are referred to as “BDUs” in the Army and Air Force.

Cheesedick – (US Marines) To do something with minimal effort. As in “He

As in “He cheese dicked his way through it.”

Chem light batteries – (US Marines) A form of snipe hunt. To have a new Marine search for obviously non-existent batteries for chemical light sticks.

Dark green – (US Marines) An African-American US Marine; as compared to a “light-green”. Intended to promote a sense of oneness among Marines “All Marines are green.” Becoming an archaic term; sometimes perceived as offensive instead.

Devil Dog – (US) US Marine. The term comes from a (possibly apocryphal) complimentary term, firewatch Teufelhund, applied by German soldiers to Marines during World War I for fighting like shock fire watch Ribbon – The National Defense Service Medal, which is given to all members of the military during a wartime event.

It is presented during boot camp and everyone gets one, so among the military people serving beside you… no one cares. Firewatch is a reference to the guard duty you do while at boot camp.

Good Cookie – The Good Conduct Medal, which is presented to naval and Marine Corps personnel for every three years of service without a major disciplinary offense.

Hump – Walking with a pack approximately half your body weight from one location to another, not to be confused with the similar activities performed unto dog owners by their K9 companions.)

ID10T Form – (USAF/USMC) Idiot form. A non-existent form that ignorant airmen/marines are sent to find.

Usually. they are new to their unit.

Lance Coolie; Lance Criminal – (US Marines) Cynical terms for Lance Corporals, the third-lowest enlisted rank in the Marine Corp

Libo – (US Navy and Marines) Liberty, time away from work (after hours, on a weekend, during a port-call, etc.) not charged against leave.Master Guns – (US Marines) Master Gunnery Sergeant; (US Navy) Gunners Mate Master Chief

Moonbeam – (US Marines) A flashlight. We are just as confused as you are.

“OFP” – (US MARINES) Own F****** Program, a term given to a marine who doesn’t follow an order given or is not following the marine corps standard.

On the double – (US Navy, Marines) As quickly as possible; without delay.

Oorah! – (US Marines) Term used to respond in the affirmative to a question, acknowledge an order, or generally to express enthusiasm. Comparable to “Hooah” in the Army.

Oscar-Mike – (US) On the Move, from the phonetic alphabet.

Professional F****** Custodian – (Marine Corps) Private First Class, usually used during field day.

Rack ops – (US Marines) The time for sleep, if permitted, while in the field.

Since Jesus was a corporal” – (US Army and Marines) For a very long time. e.g.: “I haven’t been home since Jesus was a corporal.”

Shitbird – The guy in the unit everyone hates for making life harder on everyone.

Top – (US Army and Marines) The First Sergeant or Master Sergeant (USMC), the senior enlisted man at a company level.

Turtle f***(ing) – (US Marines) Striking a Marine on his helmet with another helmet. The clunking of the two kevlar helmets sounds like two empty shells hitting. Sometimes done deliberately among friends, but often as a joke to an unsuspecting trooper.

Twentynine Stumps – (US Marines) Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California. Often simply referred to as “the Stumps.”

Unf*** – (US Army, Marines) To bring something or someone into proper order and accord with SOP.

Roger that”, meaning: “I agree”.

I’ve got your Six-I’ve got your back.” The saying originated with World War I fighter pilots referencing the rear of an airplane as the six o’clock position.

If you picture yourself at the center of a clock face, the area directly in front of you is twelve o’clock.

Please add any of your favorites below that have been missed.

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