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This name is seen throughout the British and Royal Navies and, yes, though not politically correct, refers to the guy or gal that calls the subcontinent home. A name given to either an excellent boxer or someone whose last name is Creed. Is your last name Cross? Finally, kindly let us know if we made any glaring errors or missed a totally rad, ridiculous, or reasonable military nickname. A nickname either referring to the zany Sesame Street puppet or, better yet, someone not to be met in a back alley or when upset! Contents. A name given to the soldier, sailor, or marine that has a high-and-tight haircut with a bit too much off the top. This name is an acronym that stands for Can’t Remember A F***ing Thing and is, obviously, not a great moniker. A nickname for someone who, whether they look the part or eat the part (see above reference to Paco and Mexico), ‘Might Be Asian.’. Or perhaps you’re small in stature. In summary, we hope that you found this list as well as some of the traditions, history, and naming conventions behind, er, the names, useful! you, grumbling, complaining, all-around annoying hunchback! Just like Big Red and Ginger, sometimes you can’t help that you were born with red hair (everywhere). If you are called this, then you may not realize it, but you probably go to the bathroom a few too many times during a mission.

Right, then the name suits! Additionally, you may want to reconsider whether you come across as a little sketchy when you talk about your moonlighting gig—no one wants to be associated with someone doing an illegal job (or drugs!).

This moniker stands for ‘Can’t Do Learning’ and means you may need to study a little more and stop riding your mate’s coattails. A moniker for someone with a 1950’s-esque. Still, they’re easy to explain and accept.eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'findnicknames_com-leader-1','ezslot_16',117,'0','0'])); In keeping with these themes, we will provide the meaning and a short description for each nickname, but do remember that when it comes your time to assign someone a nickname (be it in the office or on the street), do try to remember how you felt when you got hit with one you didn’t like. A nickname or abbreviation that stands for “Constantly Overemphasizing Own Tactical (or Technical) Significance,” which means you think a little too highly of yourself. This is a person who can work his or her magic on the general, boss, or coach! Getting a nickname, no matter how horrible shows that not only has one made it through the rigors of joining a professional military unit but also that he or she has been deemed ‘good enough’ to stick around.

And what callsign does a C-130 use? That said, be careful who you associate with on- and off-duty! It’s OK; only your nickname will give you away. A moniker given to the guy or gal who can put a military chowhall buffet out of business and then go back for seconds. Hence, the reference to Ms. Minnelli herself. A nickname for the crimefighting dog and probably the squadron snitch!

A nickname used in the German Luftwaffe indicating someone of unrivaled. A nickname for a gal (or guy) looking for gold by way of a sugar daddy (or momma). What about the guy down the hall who goes by ‘G-man’ or the gal at the gym known simply as ‘Killer’? This is another internationally renowned nickname and references the guy or gal who deflects any blame to somebody else. This name was once given to a pilot who detailed his outlined his life on a napkin (yes, in a bar) by way of the project management tool known as a Gantt chart; needless to say, there are better ways of stating when one would like to get married and have kids. If you stop trying so hard, you might be able to get rid of this nickname, which harks back to annoying Marty from Back to the Future. This name is given to the person who just keeps at it and keeps asking for a name. A nickname for the officer unable to read a map. Still don’t get it? A nickname for any international type that eats everything in the shared, communal kitchen or chowhall. Just like Snow White’s dwarves, you may come across as a little less than mellow. Well, you got one! A nickname for a ghost that’s not really too frightening; see also ‘Ghost.’. For basically historical reasons I have left in many of the daily changing tactical callsigns used by the TACAMO & What about Bright? Regardless, a name used for someone who can ‘get things done’ in a military sense. Often, it’s a nervous tick and one the person may not even be cognizant of when under duress. This is not a bad nickname unless you are trying to be a hard soldier or marine, in which case, right…best to ride this one out! While the origins of an aviation call sign can be varied, many play reference to the aviator’s surname, personality traits or past feats during the pilot’s career.

If so, then do you get it? As in your last name is White and you are the notorious methamphetamine drug king from the show Breaking Bad. As in the Teletubbies’ Tinky-Winky. A nickname for someone who just has a lot of hair (everywhere!). We bet that this name for this person (usually used overseas), has nothing to do with gardening. A nickname for someone without a home or who is seen as a bit of a bum. The 100+ Most Creative Pilot Callsigns With Explanations It’s the name a pilot or crew member is called so they don’t have to use their real name when talking through communications equipment. It is based on an ugly ol’ bird that just can’t get off the ground. Are you from the Jersey Shore? A name for someone who loves his own jokes and fails to see that no one else appreciates his humor. Pilot call signs almost always originate from a member of a pilot's squadron. 1. You are small but cute!

A name for the person who does the stinging and never gets stung! Based on a funny, crazy, or otherwise *EPIC* event, 3. Whether you realize it or not, you come across as a creepy older man. Do you lift heavy weights, or do you lift heavy weights? That said, this tradition can be quite serious, and the naming ceremony can take several hours on a Friday night. See also Gorbachev; a name for someone of Russian-ish descent and who may still carry the ascent and own it like a boss. Sometimes it might be best to simply put up with a less-than. NOTE: this is not a moniker you want to wear when in the profession of arms. A nickname for someone who has flown his or her aircraft at night without the appropriate goggles, which is to say ‘blind’. Additionally, you may eat too frequently at McDonald’s! And so, without further ado, here are 100+ military nicknames for you to consider: Given to the individual who may or may not be a sort of bad luck charm in a unit or squadron. As in Gilmore, or: did you have a bad last round of golf and play through nine holes like you were playing ice hockey?

It refers to someone who tends to break things and is a bit of a clumsy oaf, but refuses to slow down or take caution when in the bar with other fliers, military friends, and the like and who often causes a scene. This name for gals who, er, aren’t guys. A name given to a pilot who can withstand a lot of G-forces. A name given to someone who tends to cry a great deal and is a little weepy.

A nickname for someone who is, well, likely to bring death to those in need of a little reckoning. We recommend you stop going to Las Vegas and waking up with Tyson-esque tattoos and piercings that resemble princely crowns!eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'findnicknames_com-large-mobile-banner-1','ezslot_19',121,'0','0'])); An acronym that stands for “annoying little f***.” By the way, when you ask for a nickname repeatedly, well, you are being an ALF.eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'findnicknames_com-large-mobile-banner-2','ezslot_20',122,'0','0'])); This nickname is often handed out to coalition partners when the soldier or airman is unable to pronounce his counterpart’s name (e.g., Varsonofy Krestovozdvizhensky). Similarly, nicknames can be used as a negative tool.

This nickname harks back to 2005 before memes were memes.

Right, maybe going as a Playboy, er, ‘rep’ to the last Halloween party was a bad idea. It’s for both operational security and identifying the aircraft/pilot.

Although pilot call signs were only thrust into the limelight in the late 1980’s after the release of the movie “Top Gun,” they have a long history of use in military circles.

Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "ada68b8fd170883376b8be54288102c2" );document.getElementById("gda79aa4ea").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Nicknames can be used in several positive ways. According to an article on the Air Force website by Second Lieutenant William Powell, the first call signs were probably used by ground controllers to communicate with pilots during World War I. A name used to describe someone on the shorter side. A name reserved for the pilot, soldier, or marine who is just out there on his own and in his own little world. This nickname is right up there with ‘Maverick’— you are a rebel without a cause! Your Comrades have created 10,409,969 call signs to date. A nickname for the guy or gal always volunteering. AIRCRAFT CALLSIGNS: There are several “systems” that I have noted over the years. A nickname for the guy or gal who is a terrible pilot. Right. Also, you don’t have to be in the profession of arms to seek out or desire a military-themed nickname. Get it? Maybe you are on the slim side, but there are worse things to be in the military! This is a nickname for a stooge and probably someone you need around when getting dressed-down by the commander (i.e., he or she will keep it light).