- 1 What does SNM mean?
- 2 What does Hmm stand for in the Marine Corps?
- 3 What do Marines call the army?
- 4 What is a skipper in the Marines?
- 5 What do Marines call each other?
- 6 What do Marines say when another Marine dies?
- 7 What are nicknames for Marines?
- 8 How do Marines say hello?
- 9 Why do Marines say Hoorah?
- 10 Is it disrespectful to say oorah to a Marine?
What does SNM mean?
SNM is an acronym that means say no more, meaning it would be pointless or unnecessary to say anything more.
What does Hmm stand for in the Marine Corps?
HMM: Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron.
What do Marines call the army?
Oorah is a battle cry common in the United States Marine Corps since the mid-20th century. It is comparable to hooah in the US Army and hooyah in the US Navy and US Coast Guard.
What is a skipper in the Marines?
SKIPPER: captain; commanding officer. SKIVVIES: underwear. SKIVVIE HONCHO: a lothario; a ladies man.
What do Marines call each other?
POGs and Grunts – Though every Marine is a trained rifleman, infantry Marines (03XX MOS) lovingly call their non-infantry brothers and sisters POGs (pronounced “pogue,”) which is an acronym that stands for Personnel Other than Grunts. POGs call infantrymen Grunts, of course.
What do Marines say when another Marine dies?
Semper I Another play on “Semper Fidelis,” which often gets shortened to “Semper Fi.” While the motto means “Always Faithful” and brings up teamwork and esprit de corps, “Semper I” is used when a Marine goes off and does their own thing without thinking of others. Sometimes used as “Semper I, f— the other guy.”
What are nicknames for Marines?
Over the years Marines have picked up nicknames like ” Devil Dog” and “Leatherneck” and have adopted phrases “Semper Fidelis,” “the Few, the Proud,” and “Esprit de Corps.” From the Marines’ Hymn to the famous Eagle, Globe, and Anchor emblem, there is much to learn about the terminology of the Corps.
How do Marines say hello?
“Rah. ” or “Rah!” or “Rah?” Short for “Oohrah,” a Marine greeting or expression of enthusiasm similar to the Army’s “Hooah” or the Navy’s “Hooyah.” Rah, however, is a bit more versatile.
Why do Marines say Hoorah?
“As far as I had been told, ‘ Oorah simply means ‘let’s kill,'” said Staff Sgt. Marines and historians have determined the true origins of “Oorah” lie with recon Marines stationed in Korea in 1953.
Is it disrespectful to say oorah to a Marine?
It is “oorah”, as long as it’s Marine Corps related. Just say it correctly, and if you need an example watch Jamie Foxx say it in the movie Jarhead. The Army gives a “Hoo-uhh” (think Scent of a Woman) and the Navy gives a “Hooyah”.