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.
During the Vietnam era also referred to as "Remington's Raiders" a reference to the manufacturer of a popular brand of typewriter.(U. Army) A specific aircraft load, especially a group of airborne Soldiers which deploy from a single aircraft, typically a platoon for air assaults, or company-minus. Originates from Vietnam War practice of chalking identifying marks on aircraft sides involved in such operations.(U. Army) Corruption of Correctional Custody Facility (CCF) . However, some members of the unit, especially maintenance crews, may continue working. In semi-polite company this is referred to as a Charlie Foxtrot (from the NATO phonetic alphabet) .
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.
The bull Ensign often is tasked by the Commanding Officer with unsavory tasks that other junior officers would rather avoid.(U. " May also be used threateningly as in "I'm going to COCK you till you die" to indicate a useless or excessively harsh exercise in the field or garrison, ostensibly administered to teach the receiver a lesson.(U. Army) Officially called the "Insulated Food Container" or "IFC," which is plastic with stainless steel inserts. This equates with the Command Master Chief (CMC) onboard a surface ship or shore unit.
K.) Pockets, from the perception that members of the German Army often walk around with their hands in them (prohibited in most NATO armed services - including the Bundeswehr. Air Force) Term used to refer to the two-striped chevron of Airman First Class, usually awarded to a six-year enlistee immediately after his technical school or to a four-year enlistee after 10 months in the rank of Airman (also see "dragonfly wings").(Canada) Confirmation of Combat Knowledge, a play-on from the more acceptable vernacular - AAR (After action review). Not to be confused with the all-metal "Food Container, Insulated" or "FCI" which is commonly called a "mermite can."(U. Army, and a familiar term for Chief Master Sergeant, the highest enlisted rank in the U. In this position, the man is often casually referred to passively and in-person as "COB".(Australia) An Army Reservist.