TERMINOLOGY

Commonly used MARINE cORPS TERMINOLOGY

Aye Aye, Sir/Ma'am - Proper response to a direct order

Barracks - Building where single Marines live

Blouse - Coat

Bulkhead - Wall

Bunk (or Rack) - Bed

Colors - Flags

Cover - Hat

Deck - Floor/Ground

Gang Way! - Get out of the way

Gear Locker - Storage room/locker that contains cleaning products

Gung Ho - Working together in the spirit; motivated

Hatch - Door

Head - Restroom

Ooh Rah! - A common Marine Corps expression of excitement or approval

Overhead - Ceiling; Up above

Secure - Put away or Lock up

Square Away - Straighten up the area or oneself