Just like every other military occupational specialty has its own form of military slang, tankers have their own lingo. How many of these terms do you know?
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The Short Timers, a novel by Gustav Hasford, was the foundation for Stanley Kubrick’s war film “Full Metal Jacket”, but it was a close-knit group of Marines called “The Snuffies” that inspired all the characters.
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These E-4s will shadow their assigned leader. They’re not his aide-de-camp, they’re not there to polish his shoes or clean his office. Their only duty would be to assess any decision he’s about to make. They’d be something like the modern-day equivalent of slaves who stood on chariots behind Roman emperors returning from victory, whispering “All glory is fleeting” to keep the emperor’s head from swelling.
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In our modern “good idea fairy” military, I think most orders fall into this category. And that’s a good thing because these easy to duck without getting in trouble or starting a fight. If you work on a staff, probably 70% of your orders are Type 3s, and at least 20% Type 2s. Most staff-related Type 3s can be dodged by throwing out phrases like “We’re nearing full implementation of the synergistic integration phasedown timeline,” then leaving the room while your boss marvels at your amazing skills.
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