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.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.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.Differentiated from “The Stockade,” which is much like a civilian jail. to a city, county, or state prison in civilian life and houses serious offenders, some awaiting transport to military prisons like Fort Leavenworth Kansas or Mannheim Germany. The term refers to the cone shape of the sonar bow cap. Navy and Air Force) A naval term referencing the Conning Tower; where the Conning Team gives navigational instructions for a ship (conns the vessel). Marine Corps) A high-gloss dress shoe, typically made of plastic rather than leather to enhance gloss and eliminate the need for polishing. By extension from (1), the Canadian Forces insignia in general.(U. Army) Stands for "Case Of The Dumb Asses." Spoken in both full context and abbreviation. and imaginary syndrome or sickness often joked about towards any Soldier who makes an accidental mistakes or forgets something.
K.) British Army slang for the Falkland Islands civilians during the Falklands War and locals around bases in the West Country.(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. A newly-commissioned (O-1) graduate of Officer Candidate School or DIRCOM (Direct Commissioning) program.Also, "Auto-pilot march."To inspect gear/personal bags for unauthorized equipment or prohibited items either prior to posting for shift or upon return from overseas deployment.