Military slang is a set of colloquial terms which are unique to or which originated with military personnel. They are often abbreviations or derivatives of the NATO Phonetic Alphabet , or otherwise incorporating aspects of formal military concepts and terms. Military slang is also used to reinforce the usually friendly interservice rivalries. Some of these terms have been considered gregarious to varying degrees and attempts have been made to eliminate them. For the purposes of this article, "military slang" includes slang used by any English-speaking armed forces armies, navies, air forces. Promotion one receives due to the death of the person who previously filled that position.
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As the search for missing servicemen was escalating and veterans were lining up for treatment of mental trauma and exposure to Agent Orange , a Hollywood company took a major gamble: Touchstone Pictures, a distribution label of The Walt Disney Co. Good Morning, Vietnam , released on Dec. Most of the movie, filmed in Thailand, takes place in the urban setting of Saigon , and there is very limited onscreen violence.