War & Military Vocabulary

Chaos = big mess/big trouble

Branch
– Army => ground soldier, they have tank, they set up the basis
– Marine corps (read: marine core) => fighting soldier
– Navy => they have ship, submarine
– Air Force => they have jet, pilot

Rank (level of people in army)
– Officers (higher rank): General /admiral (top in the navy)
Colonel
Major
Captain
Lieutenant

– Enlisted (lower rank): Sergeant, Corporal, Private
POW (Prisoner of War)
KIA (Killed in action)
MIA (Missing in action)

Insignia

Weapons (arms):
– RPG (Rocket Prepelled Grenade)
– IED (Improvised Explosive Device)
– Rocket-aimed
– Missile-guided
– Mortar-aimed (it is like a big bullet), lobbed
– Bullet (rounds)
– Anti-aircraft, anti-tank
– Grenade (shrapnel = pieces of metal)
– Sanctions (economic weapon)

Boot camp (place where army get exercise)
Drill Sergeant (trainers)
Troops

Ceasefire (Stop shooting)
Truce (long creasefire)
Treaty (a contract between two countries)
UNSC (United National Security Center)

Guerilla (soliders who are not part of army) -warfare
militant (militia, a group of millitant)
ally/coalition (create a group of Nation to join together for command fight)

battle
conflict (a polite word for war)
war

offensive (when you attack)
counter- (the other side attacks back)
advance
repel (push you back)
incursion (enter the enemies territory, get inside)
onslaught destroying/killing a lot of people without pardon, raid)

boots on the ground (send soldiers into territory on the ground)
ground forces (walking in guns, knife, RPG)

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