FAMILY MAY BE TOO HOOAH IF:
Your newborn must attend the new comers'
orientation briefing within the first 30 days of life.
Your wife's two favorite shades of lipstick are
light green and loam.
You go to a barbecue and insist that your family
Your children clear housing before they go to
You require your mechanic to replace the sandbags
in your floorboard as part of a tune-up.
Your station wagon is equipped with blackout
Your kids call their mother "Household
Your kids volunteer to pull air guard on the
Your house has sector sketches posted by every
You give the command "Fix Bayonets" at
Your kids show their meal cards at the kitchen
door, except the oldest, who is on separate rations.
You make you daughter sign out on pass on Prom
Your kindergartner calls recess a "smoke
Your wife "takes a knee" in the
checkout line at the Food Lion.
You do your "back to school" shopping
at the U.S. Cavalry store.
Your kids call the tooth fairy "Slicky
Your son fails the third grade but tells everyone
he was a "phase three recycle".
Your kids salute their grandparents.
Your wife's "high-n-tight" is more
squared away than your Commander's.
Your kids get an LES for their allowance.
Your grandmother won "All American
Week" and "Best Ranger".
All your kids have names that start with AR, FM,
TM, or DA Form.
Your pick-up has your name stenciled on the
Your kids are hand-receipt holders.
Your older kids call the youngest one
Your kids recite their ABCs phonetically.
Your wife keeps Mermites in the China cabinet.
Your wife left you and you held a "Change of
You call your in-laws the "Slice
Your dog's name is "Ranger".
All your possessions are military issue.
Your kids call their sandbox "NTC".
You have pull-up bars outside the kitchen door.
Your daughter's first haircut was a flattop
Your kids pull fireguard.
Your newborn's first words were "all OK
You decorate your Christmas Tree with Chem Lights
and Engineer Tape.
And you are Definitely Too Hooah if you
understood all of these expressions!!
Contributed by Karen Garra