Soldier Slang In Afghanistan

U.S. troops create a language all their own, filled with black humor, cultural references and occasional crudity

  • Famed Cartoonists Among Dead - Wall Street Journal
    The word made its way into French slang to describe the stereotype of a ... no attacks in France.” It shows a jihadist soldier carrying an AK-47
    01/7/2015 - 1:22 pm | View Link
  • Famed cartoonists among Charlie Hebdo dead - The Australian
    Charlie Hebdo: what we know so far - New Statesman
    01/7/2015 - 7:27 am | View Link
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  • '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 ... comparing its sylvan tranquility before the German and the Soviet armies tore into each other and to the impassible swamp they left behind (or so ...
    09/3/2014 - 12:46 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 ... the term “Buk” is also Russian slang for a laptop computer, so it is possible that Sotkin simply ...
    08/1/2014 - 10:40 am | View Link
  • Widow of Fallen Soldier Gives Birth: ‘It’s Sad That Danny Isn’t Here’
    She said he knew the dangers of his role, but added that he loved his work. “He’d rise at 04:00 am, in order to ‘open the path,’” army slang for sweeping a sector for threats. “Therefore I decided to name our daughter ‘Tal-Ohr’ (morning dew ...
    08/1/2014 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • Russian soldier Alexander Sotkin posts Instagram selfies that may link Russian military to Ukraine
    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 on his computer. The Kremlin has steadfastly denied any role in the downing of Flight MH17 or ...
    07/31/2014 - 5:11 pm | View Link
  • Israeli Troops Protest Soldier's Reprimand For Videotaped Encounter With Palestinians (PHOTOS)
    He also said Israeli forces repeatedly searched the offices of his group ... A Facebook page with the theme "I stand with David HaNahlawi" — slang for someone from the Nahal Infantry Brigade — scored almost 130,000 likes. Boaz Golan, who runs a news ...
    05/4/2014 - 9:59 pm | View Link
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  • Military Slang/Jargon
    Military Dictionary. This page is more slang than dictionary, meaning that worddictionaryses that do not appear in the DOD dictionary appear here.
    01/31/2015 - 1:20 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.
    01/30/2015 - 8:55 pm | View Website
  • Military Slang Sayings
    Looking for some military slang sayings? The armed services have long been a hotbed of extremely creative language coining.
    01/30/2015 - 6:46 pm | View Website
  • Glossary of Military Terms & Slang |
    The U.S. military is brimming with terms many civilians find cryptic, so we've decided to draft a handy guide just for you.
    01/30/2015 - 3:26 pm | View Website
  • SlangSearch: Military
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    01/30/2015 - 12:48 pm | View Website
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