A GLOSSARY OF NAVAL SLANG, MOTTOS AND INFORMATION

AVIATOR SLANG
(http://dubhe.cc.nps.navy.mil/~cfbush/slang.html)

Don't gaff off -- it's not gigahertz and nanoseconds!

Translate this aviator lingo by checking out the collection of military pilots' slang on this site. You'll get a good feel for the lore, culture and high-risk world of the military pilot.

NAVY AWARDS
(http://dubhe.cc.nps.navy.mil/~cfbush/medals2.html)

Do you know your ribbons? From the Medal of Honor to the Expert Pistol Shot Medal, you'll find here pictures and descriptions for Navy ribbons likely to be worn on today's naval uniform. And they're displayed in the correct order by ranking/precedence.

NAVY ONLINE
(www.navy.mil/)

The biggest gateway for comprehensive information about the Navy. This Web site offers hundreds of links to weapons, squadrons, carrier groups, associations, Navy personnel services, events schedule, etc. And, there are 'Search' capabilities so you can design your own query.

WINGS OF GOLD (http://dubhe.cc.nps.navy.mil/~cfbush/wings.html)

A primer on what to expect if you want to become a navy pilot, flight officer or enlisted aircrewman----did you know you need to swim a mile fully clothed?

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