America's Army and the Language of Grunts (Google eBook)

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AuthorHouse, Aug 9, 2010 - Education
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-a powerful sketch of America's Soldiers depicted in their unique lingo legacy ... -a fascinating array of cultural jargon based on a proud history and known as the language of Grunts ... -compelling leadership lessons built on a legacy fashioned by Warriors, celebrated by Veterans, shared with families, and intriguing to citizens ... -Americans share the pride of ownership -all contributing to the rich cultural lingo of our Nation's Army ... -a timely insight into America's Army and her Citizen Soldiers, viewed through a proud legacy of lingo steeped in tradition and filled with contemporary influences ... the old, and the new ...
  

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Contents

Phase Alpha Attitudes Change When You Use Live Ammo tacit
1
Phase Bravo Blanket Party attitude adjustment exercise
31
Phase Charlie ChairBorne ChairBorne Ranger ChairBorne
61
Phase Delta Do Something Even if Its Wrong probably originated
99
Phase Echo ETA Estimated Time of Arrival critical in combat
119
Phase Foxtrot ETA Fun Travel and Adventure a great recruiting
125
Phase Golf Grunts mostly affection name for Infantry Soldiers
147
Phase Hotel Hooah twosyllable word meaning just about anything
159
Phase Lima Leadership Soldiers fail because
197
Phase Mike Murphys Law anything that can go wrong will
209
Phase November NoNonsense Ferocity spirit and attitude
233
Phase Papa PXHero aka PXRanger an unflattering moniker
253
Phase Quebec QRF Quick Reaction Force alert status
273
Phase Sierra Slack Man second man back directly behind
295
Phase Tango ThousandYard Stare emotional stress likened
327
Phase Victor VOLAR Volunteer Army instituted to eliminate
343

Phase India IED Improvised Explosive Device formerly booby trap
173
Aint no use in going home
181
Phase Kilo Keep a Low Profile and Watch the Horizon
189
Phase Zulu Zero Tolerance acceptance level for drug abuse
357
Index
371
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About the author (2010)

E. Kelly Taylor is a former paratrooper and jumpmaster with twenty-two years active service and another twenty years as a Department of the Army Civilian. Taylor served in combat and combat support outfits in the US, and logged seventeen years overseas in forward deployed units in Germany, Vietnam, Panama, Korea, Okinawa, Japan, and Turkey. A combat Veteran, Taylor wears the Bronze Star for Valor and the Combat Infantryman Badge.

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