Aboard a ship, it is a can with a hole in the lid, usually hung from the bulkhead near watch stations. A sailor that has not yet earned their Submarine Warfare Qualification (Dolphins). Left side of an aircraft when facing the nose from inside. Utterance of the term is usually accompanied by the McDonald's tune followed by "I'm diggin' it" instead of "I'm lovin' it.". WebSQUID - Military and Government What does SQUID stand for? C-GU11 (pronounced "See-Gee-You-Eleven"): Seagull. Rick, Ricky: A "recruit" or sailor-to-be who is still in boot camp. Sometimes used especially of the sailors from the USS Mathers. Usually announced over the 1MC "Navy Exchange Mobile Canteen is on the pier" or at great risk to the announcer: "The Roach Coach is making its approach.". A person with such a rank can also be referred to by number of stars they have; so a "three star" is a Vice Admiral, and so forth. OBA: Oxygen Breathing Apparatus. SMIB: Southern Maryland In-Bred. See UA, the correct Naval term. Both beers are opened when they are given to the crewmember to prevent them from being hoarded. Sometimes used to connect CIC to Engineering. JEEP- Junior Enlisted Expendable Personnel- Submarines- Slang for Casualty Assistance Team members "Send in the JEEPs.". Living the Dream: A sarcastic term used when someone is asked how they are, they reply with this which sounds upbeat and a positive term, and they are actually miserable. Plank Owner: Term used for original crew personnel assigned to ships company during commissioning. Right side of an aircraft when facing the nose. Naval Academy. O-N-O-F-F actuator (or switch): The on/off button or switch on any device, usually used in the context of a subordinate not grasping how to power a device up or down. "I see you have summer creases in your shirt. Gaff Off: To ignore or purposely fail to show proper respect to someone more senior, such as by blowing off an assigned task, by not saluting, or by using improper forms of address. It is EXTREMELY loud to overcome the jet noise on the flight deck. Fulmer: A sailor that desperately tries to win various games (ping pong, pool, etc. At aviation commands, FOD can also describe a worthless individual, i.e. One bell corresponds to 30 minutes past the hour. This is clearly demonstrated as the O-4 is constantly nodding in the affirmative and saying, Yessir, yessir when in the presence of the CO. H.M.F.I.C. Submitted by SJG on Jul 21 2017 . Lobster: A female sailor. Woop: A cadet at the US Military Academy (West Point). Ball Button: The fourth button down on the new Service Uniforms, so called because it has a tendency to come undone. Incorrectly, but nearly universally, applied to turning anything on. "Get your dick skinners off my white hat." Squids (the aquatic animal) can swim fast in a straight line, but like an inexperienced motorcyclist, has trouble changing direction quickly. See "Rumor Control" or "Scuttlebutt.". Transistor Theory: Naval explanation for how electrons travel backwards and holes actually carry electrical current. Puka: any small space or opening. While not permitted to do the job, it gets the job done just the same. Christmas, New Year's Day, Easter, etc. Also called "Cornbacked Gator" or "Brown Trout.". Black box: Repair, in primarily for electronic equipment, where an entire card or subsystem is replaced, rather than individual components. Also "Shitty Hawk.". "My guys are two-blocked.". Generally refers to the ship's engineering plant being online, e.g. JORG: Junior Officer Requiring Guidance (see "George"). Ready Room: Large space aboard a carrier that is the focal point for each of the squadrons in the airwing. When the Engineers cause the ship to move through the water, everyone else goes along for the ride.". Quarters can be for the entire command, or just the department, division, or branch. voluntarily relinquishes his/her title to a "second-termer" that gets out of the Navy earlier who exhibits extreme disgruntlement and is generally accepted by the "first-termers" as one of their own. AOL: Absent Over Leave; Navyspeak for AWOL. As the name implies, the deck is indeed blue tile there. See "Quadzip" below. Also applies in the Submarine Service to a crewman who is not yet qualified in submarines. Air Department: Consists of 5 divisions, usually manned by Aviation Boatswains Mates. S.N.A.F.U. Websquid. Sliders: Mess deck/chow hall hamburgers/cheeseburgers, so named for their high grease content and purported ability to 'slide' through the alimentary canal. Shitbomb: Extremely unpopular topic brought up at the end of a (usually long and boring) meeting that requires a lot of work from everyone present. A cheeseburger is sometimes called a "slider with slabs.". CA: Cruiser, Attack, Class of ship, a heavy cruiser. Growler: A sound-powered phone, which is used like a telephone to call specific dialed in stations. Skittles: Sailors who work on the flight deck of a carrier. Also, a sound powered telephone amplifier. Term used to describe a sailor who has just failed out of a rather difficult A-School (Nuc, ET, AT) and will now head to the fleet (and obvious deployment) undesignated. This term may be used pejoratively (see Pogey bait), as no one but Marines are interested in pogues or baiting homosexuals. Used to motivate someone who is not pulling their weight. Navy Personnel: Shipmate Vs. Squid. In the event of an enemy missile launch toward a strike group, guess which ship would be sent out to absorb the impact to protect the other vessels? See "Dome. Killer Tomato: A large reddish-orange inflated ball used in gunnery practice at sea. Deckplate: Derogatory term for the lowest worker. Constipation: Derogatory name for USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64). I dont want to die.. WAVE Cage: A female only open-bay BEQ, also known as a "meat market" by some Sailors. Shellback: An individual who has crossed the Line/, Shitbag (also Shitbird, Shitbrick, Shithead, Shitstain, Shitstick, Shitrat, Shitweed): (1) (. Emergency Blow: When a sub rapidly blows all of the ballast out of the ballast tanks, resulting in a rapid ascent and an impressive display as the sub breaks the surface. This results in about four hours of sleep per cycle.). Dixie Cup: The canvas white hat sailors wear with their dress uniforms. Can also refer to a green or inexperienced sailor, officer or enlisted person, e.g. Field expedient ___: Anything that is made or done ad hoc in the field. The first is the high and tight buzzed haircut that has long characterized the (motivated) Marine, and how the style somewhat looks like a jar. Bravo fires burn flammable liquids. Therefore, his left sleeve is "slick", or has no rate or rating insignia at all. Fit Boss: Officer designated by the Commanding Officer to be responsible for the command Physical Readiness Program. Refers to sliminess.) Monkey shit: (1) A mix of a clay and fibers, used to plug up small holes around cables as they pass through a bulkhead. Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69). By joining the military, you inadvertently sign on for any number of service related slurs. ", Swinging Dick: Spoken by Marines, and sailors to refer to healthy shipmates while on maneuvers, e.g. AO: Aviation Ordnanceman, personnel assigned to Aircraft Carriers, Helicopter Carriers and Aviation Squadrons that store, handle, assemble, transport and load all weapons and drop tanks along with electronic counter measure pods, dispensers and sono-bouys on Navy and Marine Corps aircraft. Ghetto: Open-bay barracks, usually reserved for single sailors who are in transit or otherwise temporarily assigned there. Nomenclature used to identify a bird to boot sailors. Workups: 1- to 6-week periods preceding a deployment during which the ship and/or its airwing practice and prepare. Typically, as a hazing ritual, sailors fresh out of boot camp are sent out on a wild goose chase to retrieve a, "Portable", Pad Eye. So called because it is the 5th branch of the armed forces, yet falls under the control of the Department of Homeland Security. Limp Wristing: An unsatisfactory amount of physical effort put into shutting a valve. By definition, a technical specialist. A prankster who defecates in public areas of a ship. Field Day: All hands clean-up. Pushbutton: Term applied to a 6 year enlistee with advanced schooling. Ricky Girlfriend: A male sailor's hand, used to masturbate. If the roll call or the skit fails to amuse the rest of the airwing, the offending squadron is booed and belittled mercilessly. A water craft small enough to be carried on a ship (ships themselves may only be called boats by members of the crew who have completed a deployment). A flux capacitor ran the time machines, particularly in the car, in the Back To The Future movies Forecastle: (Pronounced "foc-sull") Forward most part of a ship. See "USS Neversail.". Derisively, Non-Flying Officer. Mamasan: Proprietor of a bar or other such establishment where sex may be procured or negotiated. Noodle: Commonly referred to as a goofy, borderline retarded sailor with a big head (like a meatball) and a small body like a noodle. Desert Duck: Helo that delivered mail in the Persian Gulf during Operation Earnest Will. Can also refer to the air wing itself, as in CAG-1, CAG-5 or CAG-14. ": What Company Commanders in boot camp would scream at the RPOC when he/unit screwed up. One-eyed Jack: See "Barney Clark" A. tasty treat served at midrats consisting of a slider topped with a fried egg. Flag, Flag Officer: Rear Admiral (Lower half) and higher ("flag" rank, because they are entitled to show a flag with an appropriate number of stars on their car, ship, building, etc.) A hinge is then inserted that allows for reattachment of the removed gray matter later. Much easier than the dreaded "helo dunker. Rent-A-Crow: A sailor advanced to E-4 because they graduated top of their "A" school class. Daddy Rickover: A nuke referring to the late Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, the father of the nuclear navy. They are a permanent fixture. Some black shoes say "Live by the gouge, die by the gouge." Nairobi trail markers. There are a lot of different navy slang terms that are funny to people who arent in the navy. Usually an all day event to get the crew ready for a real underway. B1RD: Pronounced: Bravo One Romeo Delta. Two-block: To have all the work one can handle. Today's modern electronic video game fighters like the F/A-18 will never be in the same ballpark. "You just blew the 7th Fleet.". Red-Roper: Slang for a Recruit Division Commander (RDC), in reference to the red rope worn around the left shoulder. Usually headed by a junior officer (JO). That's also a boondoggle. X-Ray Fitting: (1) A hatch, scuttle or the like which in normal condition is closed both in-port and at-sea. Color Company is also given the honor of being the first company to Pass in Review if there is not a Hall of Fame Company that graduates Boot Camp at the same time. Dilbert: Fictional and clueless cartoon character used in WWII era training material to demonstrate what NOT to do in naval aviation. Tin Chicken: US Merchant Marine Officer Insignia on a US Naval Officers uniform, often worn above the SWO pin. Landing in the spudlocker results in a broken aircraft and is often fatal. Dog watches: The 1600-2000 evening watch is customarily split into two two-hour "dog" watches, so that the watch sections rotate rather than being stuck with the same schedule every day. Rotor Head: Sailor who flies or maintains rotary-winged aircraft (helicopters). Mess Decks: Chow Hall or Eating Establishment on board ship. Single up: To remove one 'loop' line of a doubled-up line, so that only a single line remains. The cold shoulders from civilians persist in certain Navy towns. (Petty Officer to Sailor: "is there something the matter with you? 1D10T or ID10T: A mythical substance that new Sailors are sent in search of as a joke. Hinge: Slang for an O-4, or lieutenant commander (LCDR). HCO: Helo Control Officer, talks to each pilot as he makes his approach to a small boy (See LSO). War Chicken: A derogatory term for the Special Warfare Insignia earned by Navy SEALS. IYARYAS: Unofficial acronym used by Reactor Department to make fun of the similar phrase, IYAOYAS, used by ordinance. 4JG: Communications circuit used by V4 Fuels Division to coordinate flight deck fueling operations between the flight deck and below decks pump and filter rooms. Admin: Aviation,Pre-arranged meeting point, or shared hotel in-port. Eyeball liberty: Ability to see but not interact with something pleasurable, especially members of the opposite sex; For example, male sailors may joke that they have eyeball liberty ogling a boat full of women while exiting port, or in view a port itself where no actual liberty is allowed. Garden Party: A semi-formal social gathering requiring dress whites from the waist down and dress blues from the waist up. Pronounced "See Whiz.". Balls Thirty: (1) The time 00:30, when there is a security sweep on some bases. Also said as "poking the poodle" or "screwin' the pooch." Sierra Hotel: Phonetic letters for SH, which stands for "Shit Hot." Often called 'Doc', A pumice stone for cleaning a wooden deck. Papa Chuck: The P-3C Orion patrol aircraft. Refers to the shape of a gas turbine module. Often jocularly applied to broken minor items not requiring any report, or to personnel who are on the. Also known as a "Splash guard.". The Pond: The Deep Blue Sea. This was normally either 5 or 10 minutes in duration (never long enough). For example, bulkhead is navy slang for a wall, scuttlebutt is navy slang for gossip, and chit is navy slang for a piece of paper. Gator-Freighter: A ship used in amphibious warfare, or generally the transportation of Marines and their equipment, especially, a carrier-like vessel (. 21MC: Ships command intercom circuit, mainly used between the bridge, combat, and flight decks. Marching Party: In boot camp, an after-hours regimen of intensive training exercises, supervised by the command's special warfare personnel. Sucking Sarah: Derogatory term used to describe the USS Saratoga (CV-60), also called ", Summer Creases: A term used to mock someone with a wrinkled shirt. This slogan was adopted by Reactor Departments on CVNs in response to the Aviation Ordnance slogan "IYAOYAS. "That donkey dick is about as useful as tits on a boar hog.". Program: Retired On Active Duty, refers to someone who is approaching retirement so they don't care about getting any real work accomplished. Crow happy: Newly appointed petty officers that are drunk with rank, think they are in charge, and can order subordinates around. Once it reaches a high enough speed, the rod is turned so that the steam blows the object completely off the rod and likely at another sailor, who then has to dodge the "danger nut.". Blue Falcon: (Also known as a "Bravo Foxtrot") Slang term for "Buddy Fucker", also, "Noble Order of the Blue Falcon" for those who are true masters of Blue Falconry. Split-pea on Rye. ", Carry on: An officer's reply to a junior person's call to "attention on deck", meaning all present rise and come to attention as a sign of respect. F.I.I.G.M.O. A play on words that hints at the escapades her crew may have been involved in. A long time ago, these ships were considered fast and heavily armed for their size (about 450 ft) with a crew complement of (theoretically) 120-150. Refers to anything impressive or greatly exceeding what is required. Chicken-catch-me-fuck-me: Chicken Cacciatore. Powder Monkey: Term referring to a sailor sent back and forth for an item, usually tasked to retrive something from below-decks; derives from young boys who served on wooden ships that retrieved powder for broadside firing. Also called the Possibilities of the Day or Plan of Deception because the plan can change without notice. So called because it used to grade based on keystrokes rather than words per minute. One designated Port, and the other there is no other, only Port once again, hence the term re-Port. Standard Navy Redundancy Standard. Sailors tend to call doors "hatches," but the term actually only refers to openings in the deck. Gator squares: Putting a square on a chart, often 3 miles by 3 miles, in the middle of a body of water, and steaming around in it for hours. M.A.S.H. Power School: Naval Nuclear Power School (NNPS), a key part of the training pipeline for Submarine and CVN nuclear power plant operators.