Don't fall prey to a Valentine's Day scam - Herald Dispatch ... is for the scammer to assume the identity of a soldier serving overseas. ... words and misunderstanding of common American slang indicate ... 02/7/2016 - 1:39 pm | View Link
Straight Talk: Valentine's Day scammers on the prowl - Canton Repository ... for the scammer to assume the identity of a soldier, serving overseas. ... words and misunderstanding of common American slang indicate foreign 02/6/2016 - 12:36 pm | View Link
Here’s how the bazooka became an iconic weapon of World War II - Business Insider ... noisemaker a “bazooka” – from Dutch slang for “loudmouth” – ... would fire but get stuck in the tube, leaving the soldier with a ... 02/2/2016 - 1:28 pm | View Link
Veteran recalls Vietnam combat that earned him a Silver Star - Stars and Stripes ... to meet Charlie head-on," says Washington, using a slang term for the ... Vietnamese army regulars or the Viet Cong." He was a soldier of the ... 02/1/2016 - 3:23 pm | View Link
Vietnam veteran recalls combat that brought him medal for valor in ... - Stars and Stripes ... to meet Charlie head-on," says Washington, using a slang term for the ... Vietnamese army regulars or the Viet Cong." He was a soldier of the ... 02/1/2016 - 10:12 am | View Link
WNY veteran recalls Vietnam combat that brought him medal for valor ... - Stars and Stripes ... to meet Charlie head-on," says Washington, using a slang term for the ... Vietnamese army regulars or the Viet Cong." He was a soldier of the ... 02/1/2016 - 9:54 am | View Link
Review: Iphigenia in Splott (Temporary Theatre, National) - Whatsonstage.com ... chance encounter in a bar with a war-torn soldier changes her direction. ... Owen's fluid text mixes street slang into an intense poetry. 02/1/2016 - 6:09 am | View Link
Police officer or soldier 'target in IS-inspired London terror plot' The prosecution cited it as an example of mixed Arabic and street slang taken to mean "pray that he gets a free cool gun". Police later discovered pictures on Majeed's iPhone of Hassane apparently posing with a gun. In one image he also held a book on ... 01/17/2016 - 11:44 pm | View Link
Moment soldier comes home from war to find his wife with another man Whoops. Dept of “Jody” is lucky he’s alive.’ A Jody is supposed to be American army slang for a soldier or veteran who sleeps with another soldier or veteran’s wife or partner. The video starts with the soldier walking in to his house while his ... 08/1/2015 - 5:26 am | View Link
'In Deadly Combat': Memoir of a German soldier in Operation Barbarossa The glossary is useful in explaining military and slang terms, such as the “Hindenburg candle.” This was a used small ration tin, for example, partially filled with sand and either kerosene or diesel fuel which could then be used as a stove or lamp. 09/3/2014 - 11:59 am | View Link
FEAR AND RESOLVE: Reflections of a Soldier’s Father My son has been away for several weeks and we don’t hear from him for days at end. Last Thursday we merited a brief night with him – army slang calls it an “after”. We all laid out a table and gave him a hero’s welcome. The next morning he ... 08/4/2014 - 10:02 pm | View Link
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Did This Russian Soldier Help Shoot Down Plane? Was the Russian soldier in these photos, 24-year-old Alexander Sotkin, somehow involved in shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine on ... the term “Buk” is also Russian slang for a laptop computer, so it is possible that ... 08/1/2014 - 10:40 am | View Link
Russian soldier Alexander Sotkin posts Instagram selfies that may link Russian military to Ukraine A GOOFY, selfie-loving Russian soldier might have supplied the best proof yet of Moscow ... However, the word ‘buk’ is also a Russian slang term for a laptop, which accompanied with the computer emoji means he could have just been working away ... 07/31/2014 - 2:59 pm | View Link
Instagram pictures suggest Russian soldier served in Ukraine Several internet users, however, said “buk” was Russian slang for a laptop computer, pointing out Mr Sotkin used an “emoji” of a laptop after the word. 07/30/2014 - 12:00 pm | View Link
Glossary of Military Terms & Slang | Military.com The U.S. military is brimming with terms many civilians find cryptic, so we've decided to draft a handy guide just for you. 02/5/2016 - 6:07 pm | View Website
Appendix:Glossary of military slang Military slang is a set of colloquial terms which are unique to or which originated with military personnel. They are often abbreviations or derivatives of ... 02/5/2016 - 10:07 am | View Website
Soldier | Define Soldier at Dictionary.com Soldier definition, a person who serves in an army; a person engaged in military service. ... Slang. a low-ranking member of a crime organization or syndicate. 6. 02/5/2016 - 6:26 am | View Website
Urban Dictionary: soldier poor people that live in the (ghetto) and like to shoot people should not be called a soldier. to be a soldier means much more than street slang. 02/3/2016 - 4:15 pm | View Website
326 Military Slang acronyms and abbreviations The comprehensive list of 326 Military Slang acronyms and abbreviations by All Acronyms dictionary. 02/3/2016 - 4:55 am | View Website
Military slang Military slang is an array of colloquial terminology used commonly by military personnel, including slang which is unique to or originates with the armed forces. 02/1/2016 - 8:42 pm | View Website
U.S. Military Lingo: The (Almost) Definitive Guide ... It's painful for U.S. soldiers to hear discussions and watch movies about modern wars when the dialogue is full of obsolete slang, like "chopper" and "GI." 12/3/2013 - 6:54 pm | View Website
NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's parliament will begin its election of the new president on March 17, cutting very close to an April 1 deadline, suggesting talks between Aung San Suu Kyi's victorious party and the military are likely to take longer than planned.
Pluto just keeps getting weirder. NASA released new images last week of what the space agency described as "floating hills," essentially massive icebergs drifting in a sea of frozen nitrogen. These hills, which can be several miles across, are located in the middle of the Sputnik Planum, or the icy plains of the planet's heart-shaped region: The region is home to glaciers as well as clusters of these frozen hills, which NASA said could be fragments of water ice from the nearby uplands.
Colonial Willamsburg ran its first ever Super Bowl ad on Sunday, and sparked outrage by including images of 9/11 destruction. The spot includes video – in reverse – of iconic American moments, including President Obama’s inauguration, the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima, a women’s suffrage march and the North Tower collapse.