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.Involves covering the head and arms of the target with a blanket to prevent fighting back or identification of the attackers while a beating is administered.(UK) Any storeman (even if he doesn't deal with blankets) .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."Buddy Spike" is a term used to reassure the "spiked" aircraft that the lock came from a friendly aircraft.For example: Suppose you were fighting in an exercise as blue air with opposing red air trying to shoot you.Buckshee equipment or ammunition is outside the normal accounting system and is often bartered by those who find themselves in possession of it.The origin and nature of the stores determines whether this is a serious issue.(USN) : In boot camp, a company (group) of recruits who are incapable of performing any task correctly, regardless of the rewards or consequences.
Illustrated in the song lyrics: "Hey, hey, Captain Jack, meet me down by the railroad tracks.
Sentences to the CCF are usually as a result of an Article 15 and are generally not career-ending in nature.
Differentiated from The Stockade which is much like a civilian prison and houses serious offenders awaiting transport to Fort Leavenworth.(US) The familiar form of address for any US Army warrant officer or US Navy and Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer.
"(US) A derogatory term used by cadets at the United States Military Academy and midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy to refer to the United States Air Force Academy.
Refers to the perception of more relaxed standards of military discipline, and the generally less spartan living conditions for cadets, at the AFA as compared to the other academies.(Singapore) Reference to senior officers of rank major, lieutenant colonel, or colonel, whose rank insignias are respectively one, two, or three State Crests, the outline of each resembling a crab.