the American English meaning of "military") and therefore this article includes naval and air forces slang as well as the military slang of armies.
Derived from a trademark artificial leather, Corfam developed by Du Pont during World War II.(Canada) The cap badge of a recruit in the Canadian Forces, a brass rendition of the Canadian Forces tri-service badge. Humorous and imaginary syndrome or sickness often joked about towards any soldier who makes an accidental mistakes or forgets something.
From the resemblance of the badge in shape and colour to the breakfast cereal. Example: "Did you go home last night and catch a case of the dumb asses (or COTDA) ?
Also applied to the Royal Logistic Corps in general, even though their duties include everything from catering to bomb-disposal as well as storekeeping.(US Navy) A snipe hunt (see 'pad-eye cleaner') that new sub crewmembers are often sent on in a false emergency, only to find that the DCA is a person--the Damage Controls Assistant, a junior officer usually.(US Air Force) A general term for active duty Air Force personnel, often used when distinguishing between a mixed environment of Air Force active duty and Department of Defense civilians and contractors.1.
(US Air Force) Things and people related to the time when the Air Corps was a subsidiary unit of the US Army.
In air exercises, it is common to "spike" or lock onto a friendly without engaging.
This causes the targeted aircraft's defense systems to warn of active targeting."Buddy Spike" is a term used to reassure the "spiked" aircraft that the lock came from a friendly aircraft.For example: Suppose you were fighting in an exercise as blue air with opposing red air trying to shoot you.With your knife in your hand, I'm gonna be a fightin' man."(US Army) Corruption of Correctional Custody Facility (CCF) .A minimum security, military prison for lesser offenses, which is basically a fenced in barracks building.Generally pejorative, when used outside the company of said personnel.