Dating an raf pilot
Generally pejorative, when used outside the company of said personnel.
A promiscuous female soldier, referring to the red, sand filled barrels used to verify that small arms are unloaded before turn in. A disastrous situation that results from the cumulative errors of several people or groups.
Not to be confused with the all-metal "Food Container, Insulated" or "FCI" which is commonly called a "mermite can."(US) Is the military equivalent to the civilian Jodies in cadences, and always a tough guy.
Illustrated in the song lyrics: "Hey, hey, Captain Jack, meet me down by the railroad tracks.
the American English meaning of "military") and therefore this article includes naval and air forces slang as well as the military slang of armies.
From the time when brown shoes were authorized only for aviation ratings and officers.(US Air Force & US Navy) Used during flight operations.
If you got notification on your RWR that an aircraft had locked you, you would want to know if it was from red air or just your wingman.
So you might call out "HOOTER 01, spiked from 300 (degrees)" and Hooter 2 might call out "Buddy spike".
Derived from a trademark artificial leather, Corfam developed by Du Pont during World War II.(Canada) The cap badge of a recruit in the Canadian Forces, a brass rendition of the Canadian Forces tri-service badge. Humorous and imaginary syndrome or sickness often joked about towards any soldier who makes an accidental mistakes or forgets something.
From the resemblance of the badge in shape and colour to the breakfast cereal. Example: "Did you go home last night and catch a case of the dumb asses (or COTDA) ?
The variants BFN or Bum Fuck Nowhere are used in the same sense.(US, Canada) A form of hazing meted out to unpopular service members.