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Thanksgiving Toast
one of many toasts (holding up wine glasses) given before eating the traditional Thanksgiving meal in late November to express gratitude for your food, family, and friends

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Word List: Military

army brat

Word List: Military

a child of a military family who moves around so much that the children, in particular, may have difficulties adjusting to the new environment

Robert's an army brat.  He’s having a tough time making friends at his new school.

MOS -- Military Occupational Specialty

Word List: Military

the occupation or job you have while serving in the military

What’s your MOS?


Word List: Military

a shout-out used by marines to show their pride

We just broke the record for the 5K run.  Oorah!

Semper Fi

Word List: Military

Latin “semper fidelis” meaning “always faithful” -- spoken in the US Marine Corps as a connection that acknowledges another marine

Semper Fi, Marine!

TAD (2) -- Temporary Additional Duty

Word List: Military

a work assignment that takes a military member to a location outside his/her normal station

He’s stationed in Camp Pendleton, but he’s TAD in Washington, D.C. for two months.