What is the slang term for a confederate soldier? Old ladies are dangerous. Always remember that. I'm an old lady. Follow the logic. The term is "Reb". During the Civil War, confederates were "rebelling" against the US, so rebels were a common term. Johnny Reb was a standard term during that period. 09/17/2016 - 12:44 pm | View Link
2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘A Runaway, a Soldier and a Snowball Fight’ at Iron Age Theatre The intelligent and socially-aware production is supplemented by extensive well-researched program notes, including a glossary of colonial slang, quotes about racism, statistics on the rampant consumption of alcohol in revolutionary times, and essays about ... 09/15/2016 - 11:10 am | View Link
Soldier's slang Read this letter, which contains the sort of language soldiers used on Gallipoli. There is a list of slang terms which will help you to work out what Bert means. Try to work out the meaning before you use the list! Do you think this soldier would ... 09/5/2016 - 1:20 pm | View Link
Is there a slang term for a soldier who has been dishonorably discharged? It's not really a slang term, but in military circles, calling someone an "ex" something can be considered a perforative term. This is especially true when it comes to Marines. Calling a Marine an Ex-Marine essentially says that person is no longer fit to ... 07/28/2016 - 8:00 pm | View Link
Songs and slang of the British Soldier The increased contact between soldiers from different countries and social classes in the war zones saw the exchange of language and words encourage a growth of slang expressions that were created. Songs and Slang of the British Soldier: 1914-1918 edited ... 05/5/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
FUBAR: Soldier Slang of World War II FUBAR: F***ed Up Beyond All Recognition, A compact dictionary which takes a frank look at the Commonwealth, American and German slang used during World War II ... 09/21/2016 - 8:59 am | View Website
Soldier's slang glossary | Australian War Memorial Abdul : name for a Turkish soldier: Anzac soup : shell-hole polluted by a corpse: auntie : a Turkish broomstick bomb: Aussy: Australia; an Australian soldier; a wound ... 09/18/2016 - 7:15 am | View Website
Civil War Soldier Slang CIVIL WAR SLANG. 1. CHIEF COOK AND BOTTLE WASHER--person able to do many things. 2. SHEET IRON CRACKERS--hardtack. 3. SARDINE BOX--cap box. 4. BREAD BASKET--stomach 09/22/2016 - 10:24 am | View Website
British Colonial Military Terms and Soldier Slang British Colonial Military Terms and Soldier Slang. Note: Many British military slang words had their origin in India and spread from there throughout the Empire. 09/21/2016 - 5:17 am | View Website
French Military Terms & Soldier Slang French Military Terms & Soldier Slang. The following is a list of French military terms and soldier slang in use during the Great War. An entire dialect of its own ... 09/22/2016 - 4:57 pm | View Website
The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem.
Troops learn during basic training and officer training — their first introduction to the military — about saluting when the anthem is played and the flag is raised.
Asked by a service member to weigh in on some NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he hoped the controversy would spark Americans to listen to others' concerns and not just go into separate corners.
Obama's wide-ranging town hall meeting with members of the nation's military, taped for CNN, covered an array of hot-button issues.
A widow of a veteran who received poor care from the Department of Veterans Affairs wanted to know why there wasn't more accountability for some employees.
 he also said, "We fight sometimes so that people can do things we disagree with."
Since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began protesting before NFL preseason games, citing racial injustice and police brutality, his movement has slowly spread across fields and courts in the U.