US MILITARY LANGUAGE CONVERSION CHART (joke)
*had to color code it since the Tab formatting was removed*
NAVY / USMC /USCG ARMY AIR FORCE
Head Latrine Powder Room
Rack Bunk Single with ruffle and duvet
Mess Deck / Chow Hall Mess Hall / Mess Tent Dining Facility or 'The Cafe'
'Cookie', stew burner Mess Cook Contract Chef
Coffee / Mud Cup of Joe Vanilla Skim Latte'
Bug Juice Kool-Aid Shirley Temple
Utilities / Digitals BDUs / ACUs Casual Wear
Seaman / Private Private Bobby / Jimmy
Chief / Gunny Sergeant Bob / Jim
Captain / Skipper Colonel Robert / James
Captain's Mast Article 15 Time Out
Berthing / Barracks Barracks Apartment
Skivvies / U-Trau Underwear Undies
Thrown in the Brig Put in Confinement Grounded
Zoom Bag Flight Suit Business Casual
Cover / Head Gear Beret Optional
Ship's Store / NEX PX (PX Trailer) AAFES Shopping Mall
TAD TDY PCS with family
Cruise / Afloat Deploy Huh?
Ground Grabbers Athletic Shoes Flip-Flops
Die for your Country Die for your Battle BuddyDie for Air Conditioning
Shipmate / Marine Battle Buddy Don't Ask, Don't Tell or Honey
Terminate / Kill Take Out Back on Base for Happy Hour
Boon Dockers Jump Boots Birkenstocks
Low Quarters Low Quarters Patent Leather Pumps
SEAL SF/Ranger Librarian
Shore Patrol / MPs MPs SF
Oouh-Rah! Hoo-ah! Hip-Hip hurray!
MRE MRE Happy Meal To Go
Salute Salute Wave
Obstacle Course Confidence Course Class 6 Parking Lot
Grinder / Drill Field Parade Field What?
Ge-Dunk Snack Bar Chuck E. Cheese
PT Test APFT 'No conversion available'
Dept. Of the Navy DoD DoD Lite
Midshipman Cadet Debutante
Hard-Core Strak 'Way Too Serious'