Back on the block: Back home; back to the life one had before the military.
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Barret Fifty: A .50 caliber sniper rifle.
BDU: Battle Dress Uniform--traditionally woodland camoflage pattern.
Bloop gun: Grenade launcher, or "blooper."
BOHICA: "Bend over--here it comes again."
Bolo: To fail, underperform, or come up short somehow. "I heard he bolo'd the Q-Course and got kicked down to Division."
Boucoup: A lot, much, many. (Vietnam era.)
Break bad: To dress somebody down; chew them out; devastate them with insults.
Bring smoke: Kick butt; decimate; devastate.
BUDS: Basic Underwater Demolition and SEAL training.
Bumfuq, Egypt: A remote, isolated location with nothing of value. Rarely is it actually in Egypt, or even on the African continent. "The middle of Nowhere." Similar to "Timbuktu," "Yogi Bear 7" or "East Judas." Adjective form is usually "Podunk."
Bush: Jungle, forest or swamp. During peacetime it's called "the field."
Cherry: An FNG in an airborne unit.
Cheese-eating: Brown-nosing; boot-licking; kissing-up.
Clerks & jerks: A derogatory term used in the combat arms for non-combatants, support personnel, and other pogues who stay "in the rear with the gear."
Colors: A flag, banner, or unit guidon.
Cundingy: Backside, rear end, can, hiney, butt (of Korean origin?).