Being involuntarily recalled or having your tour of duty extended against your will.
There I am sitting at my desk, thinking about how I will spend the long weekend with my wife and kids, when the army calls telling me I've been bushwacked.
A variant of the term 'chaingang' referring to forced labor or service, in this case, soldiers who have been recalled or had tours extended against their will.
They can throw my ass in the brig if they want, but I ain't goin back on the cheneygang.
Refers to monitoring of GI e-mails, mail, and phone calls for criticism of superior officers or current administration. A vulgarization of Ashcroft.
Yo, watch what you write home about or you gonna get assgrafted.
Refers to an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) or being hit by one, a play on words sounding like "rum punch" beverage and refers to Donald Rumsfeld. Variant rumpunch
Dang, that unit got rummypunched yesterday and lost 3 guys.
Replaces 'gimped' to describe someone who is permanently crippled by a combat injury. Refers to a popular putdown of President Bush.
Poor bastard. Their convoy hit an IED and bang - chimped for life!
Refers to an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) or being hit by one, a play on words sounding like "rum punch" beverage and refers to Donald Rumsfeld. Variant rummypunch
Dang, that unit got rumpunched yesterday and lost 3 guys.