Dating military man quotes
"Lance corporal underground" Another Corps-specific phrase. Refers to the somewhat ill-informed, ubiquitous network of junior Marines.Word seems to spread around this network like viral content and largely reflects what junior personnel really feel about a subject, course of action, or senior leader."Police call" A police call is when an entire unit lines up and walks across a certain area looking for trash."Policing," on the other hand, is when a unit internally checks the behavior of its members, or when an individual is ordered to take care of his or her own outward deficiencies (i.e. ") "Pop smoke" Refers directly to when troops use smoke to signal an incoming helicopter.Generally, it shows "good initiative" because the problem might have been above the pay grade of person trying to solve it.
The 15 minutes to 15 minutes arises as the order filters down through the ranks.
"Days and a wake-up" A "wake-up" refers to the last day you will be some place (generally while deployed).
So, if a servicemember is getting ready for bed on a Sunday, and flying out on a Friday, he'll say "four days and a wake-up." A "drug deal" When personnel or materiel are obtained through unofficial channels.
It's called "battle rattle" because — unless we're talking about Navy SEALs — walking with all this stuff usually makes noise.
"Gear adrift, is a gift" It's your own fault if you left something unattended and it went missing.
Often said of artillerymen or drivers, usually folks augmented for periods of time deployed with the infantry.