||Slightly less than a shitload.
||The amount of money Michael Jordan
makes in a minute.
the shit out of:
||Somewhere between disrupt and destroy
and slightly more than neutralize.
||A really cool sounding non-doctrinal
term used to maneuver a unit from one location to another. Used
primarily when you don't have a clue where you are or how the hell
to get to the new location.
||A noun, used in the phrase,
"That's a technique." Translated, "That's a really
f***ed up way to execute this operation and you will probably kill
your entire unit. But if you want to do it that way, go
establish a position characterized by a total lack of security,
soldiers asleep in hammocks and a huge BBQ pit turning out chow. A
task usually accomplished by Air Defenders.
||An inordinate amount of cheese, not
required to get necessary information communicated to another
individual or group of individuals. Commonly associated with
Canine and Equestrian Theater.
||Radio Communications proword for,
"Guidons, this is Black 6, FRAGO follows, acknowledge,
Jiggy Wit It:
||A friendly oriented, offensive form
of maneuver that simultaneously utilizes at least three maneuver
the enemy while bypassing. Meets both the destruction and bypass
criteria given in the OPORD.
||An aviation movement technique in
which the helicopters appear to fly around aimlessly at a high
rate of speed impressing the Ground Combat Troops with their speed
and dash. Occasionally encompasses "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" and usually used in a zone
||Altering Commander's Intent,
commander's guidance, or violating the fundamentals of
reconnaissance or security operations.
Back Off Your Bad Self:
||The correct response to anybody
pulling a "Gucci
||Confused, characterized by a state of
genuine, profound disorientation; perpetual state of all Chemical
Get Up and Haul Ass:
||A movement technique that requires
all elements within the organization to cross the LD yesterday.
||Deceptive movement technique and/or
creative verbiage used in explanations designed to baffle enemy
forces as to the main axis of advance as well as perplex higher
chains of command on what the true purpose of your mission really
is. Common most among the Field Artillery.
||The rarefied organizational layers
beginning just above the rank and file. Decisions that fall from
the adminisphere are often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant
to the problems they were designed to solve.
||Sitting around in a group, discussing
why a deadline was missed or a project failed, and who was
||An office filled with cubicles.
||When someone yells or drops something
loudly in a cube farm, and people's heads pop up over the walls to
see what's going on.
||Features of the American landscape
that are exactly the same no matter where one is, such as fast
food joints, strip malls, and subdivisions.
||Entertainment and media spectacles
that are annoying, but you find yourself unable to stop watching
them. Mandated for all MEDDAC waiting rooms.
||The on-line, wired generation's
answer to the couch potato.
||That minuscule fraction of time in
which you realize that you've just made a BIG, uncorrectable,
||Old Retired Fart - the retired
officer or NCO who has returned as a contractor to do the same job
he did on active duty.
||The fine art of whacking the heck out
of an electronic device to get it to work again.
||The experience of spending an entire
day swimming up stream only to get screwed and die in the end.
||A manager who flies in, makes a lot
of noise, craps on everything, and then leaves.
||(Single Income, Two [or Three]
Children, Oppressive Mortgage) What dual-military couples turn
into when they have children and one of them ETS' to stay home
with the kids.
||A short-lived first marriage that
ends in divorce with no kids, no property and no regrets.
|| A person who seems to thrive on
being stressed out and whiny.
||An ATM or credit card that has been
rendered useless because the magnetic strip is worn away from
||The taxing hand position required to
reach all the appropriate computer keyboard keys for certain
||Well Off Older Folk. ORF
+ 10 years
||Euphemism for swiping free
photocopies from one's workplace.
||The ubiquitous $20 bills spewed out
of ATMs everywhere. Often used when trying to split the bill after
a meal. "We each owe $8, but all anybody's got are yuppie