Soldier Slang In Afghanistan

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

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  • Russian soldier Alexander Sotkin posts Instagram selfies that may link Russian military to Ukraine
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  • Military Slang
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  • 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.
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  • Glossary of Military Terms & Slang from the Vietnam War D-J
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