The following is advice from Josh Hartmann and lists the top terminology and phrases that you need to know before shipping out to basic training. You can download the Sandboxx app before basic training here.
• FNG – Fucking new guy
• High-Speed – Can be good or bad
◦ Good: We’re going to be doing some high-speed shit today!
◦ Bad: If they address you as high-speed (It means you’re a know-it-all or trying too hard)
• Down Range – After in-processing, where you’re actual basic begins
• Front Leaning Rest Position – Pushup position
• Blue Falcon – BF aka Buddy Fucker. Do not be this.
• CQ – Charge of Quarters. Basically, just guard duty/secretary.
• Recycled – Start basic all over
• TMC – Troop medical center
• Company – Large group of platoons
• Platoon – 40-60 people, your main group in basic
• Roster Number – Number assigned to you in your platoon.
• Hook and Loop – Velcro
• Hundred Mile An Hour Tape – Duct tape
• Getting smoked – Forced PT until you can’t move anymore
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