Glossary

B

Blue Job

Domestic Chore better suited to a man.

C

Contact House

Also known as a welfare house, most bases have one that can be booked through the HIVE. Can be used for friends and family coming to stay, welfare reasons or visiting other bases for recces prior to moving their

D

Dependant

The word used to describe someone married to someone in the military. Alternative words are Independent, Spouse, Military Spouse, Consort, The Boss, Long haired General, OC Home Front

E

Exercise

Military deployment for training purposes

H

HIVE

Local HIVE has a wealth of information about the base and surrounding area

M

Magnolia

The colour of all walls in a quarter as well but not always including bathroom tiles, kitchen surfaces, outside walls, doors etc etc

M

March Out

Term used to describe the inspection of a quarter when moving out.

P

Patch

A group of military houses, normally near a base

P

Pink Chit

Permission to go out unaccompanied with fellow Military on the razz. Issued by non-serving member. (Download and print your own from our Printables section in resources)

P

Pink Job

Domestic Chore better suited to a woman.

Q

Quarter

The military house you might live in

T

TLA

Three letter acronim