Words & Phrases
a child of a military family who moves around so much that the children, in particular, may have difficulties adjusting to the new environment
Robert's an army brat. He’s having a tough time making friends at his new school.
the occupation or job you have while serving in the military
What’s your MOS?
a shout-out used by marines to show their pride
We just broke the record for the 5K run. Oorah!
Latin “semper fidelis” meaning “always faithful” -- spoken in the US Marine Corps as a connection that acknowledges another marine
Semper Fi, Marine!
a work assignment that takes a military member to a location outside his/her normal station
He’s stationed in Camp Pendleton, but he’s TAD in Washington, D.C. for two months.