Potential New Army Terms
Our professional vocabulary is always expanding to accommodate new concepts, equipments, and tactics.   Here are some candidates for FM 101-5-1 immortality. 
Field | Garrison | Brevity Codes


 Buttload: Slightly less than a shitload.
Shitload: The amount of money Michael Jordan makes in a minute.
GOB: Shitload +1.
Pound the shit out of: Somewhere between disrupt and destroy and slightly more than neutralize.
Flex: 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.
Technique: 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 ahead."
Hang out:  To 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.
Bells and whistles: 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.
Let's Rock Baby: Radio Communications proword for, "Guidons, this is Black 6, FRAGO follows, acknowledge, over."
 Gettin' Jiggy Wit It: A friendly oriented, offensive form of maneuver that simultaneously utilizes at least three maneuver elements.
Drive By:  Engaging the enemy while bypassing. Meets both the destruction and bypass criteria given in the OPORD.
Zipping Around: 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 reconnaissance.
Gucci Move: Altering Commander's Intent, commander's guidance, or violating the fundamentals of reconnaissance or security operations.
Jump Back Off Your Bad Self: The correct response to anybody pulling a "Gucci Move."
Befuckled: Confused, characterized by a state of genuine, profound disorientation; perpetual state of all Chemical units.
The Get Up and Haul Ass: A movement technique that requires all elements within the organization to cross the LD yesterday.
Kabuki Dance: 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.


Adminisphere: 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.
Blamestorming: Sitting around in a group, discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed, and who was responsible.
Cube Farm: An office filled with cubicles.
Prairie Dogging: 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.
Generica Features of the American landscape that are exactly the same no matter where one is, such as fast food joints, strip malls, and subdivisions.
Irritainment: Entertainment and media spectacles that are annoying, but you find yourself unable to stop watching them.  Mandated for all MEDDAC waiting rooms.
Mouse Potato: The on-line, wired generation's answer to the couch potato.
Ohno Second: That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize that you've just made a BIG, uncorrectable, mistake.
ORF: Old Retired Fart - the retired officer or NCO who has returned as a contractor to do the same job he did on active duty.
Percussive Maintenance: The fine art of whacking the heck out of an electronic device to get it to work again.
Salmon Day: The experience of spending an entire day swimming up stream only to get screwed and die in the end.
Seagull Manager: A manager who flies in, makes a lot of noise, craps on everything, and then leaves.
SITCOMs: (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.
Starter Marriage: A short-lived first marriage that ends in divorce with no kids, no property and no regrets.
Stress Puppy:  A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out and whiny.
Swiped Out: An ATM or credit card that has been rendered useless because the magnetic strip is worn away from extensive use.
Vulcan Nerve Pinch: The taxing hand position required to reach all the appropriate computer keyboard keys for certain commands.
WOOFs: Well Off Older Folk.   ORF + 10 years
XEROX Subsidy: Euphemism for swiping free photocopies from one's workplace.
Yuppie Food Stamps: 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 food stamps."

Brevity Codes

101. You - Off my planet
102. Not the brightest crayon in the box now, are we?
103. Well, this day was a total waste of makeup.
104. Errors have been made. Others will be blamed.
105. And your crybaby, whiny-assed opinion would be...?
106. I'm not crazy, I've just been in a very bad mood for 30 years.
107. Allow me to introduce my selves.
108. Sarcasm is just one more service we offer.
109. Whatever kind of look you were going for, you missed.
110. I'm just working here until a good fast-food job opens up.
111. I'm trying to imagine you with a personality.
112. Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize you weren't asleep.
113. I can't remember if I'm the good twin or the evil one.
114. How many times do I have to flush before you go away?
115. I just want revenge. Is that so wrong?
116. You say I'm a bitch like it's a bad thing.
117. Can I trade this job for what's behind door #2?
118. Nice perfume. Must you marinate in it?
119. Chaos, panic, and disorder-my work here is done.
120. Earth is full. Go home.
121. Is it time for your medication or mine?
122. How do I set a laser printer to stun?
123. I'm not tense, just terribly, terribly alert.

Field | Garrison | Brevity Codes

Compiled from Numerous Sources
(MSG Kevin Gainey, Heinze Mueller & Others)