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in the bag

in the bag  other.— «After a year training at Burnham Military Camp and in Egypt, he found himself in Crete and “in the bag,” as they called it, a prisoner of war on a bitter journey to the “hell camp” in Germany...

simunition

simunition  n.— «Use of Ultimate Training Munitions, a paintball-type bullet that fits in a soldier’s M4 rifle, was added to the approved munitions list last week by state environmental officials for an 18-month trial. On Thursday...

walk the corn

walk the corn  v. phr.— «Neither Patrick’s duties nor training involved something called “walking the corn,” which involves walking atop the collection of corn in a silo.…As it turns out, someone had quit the previous...

flying truck

flying truck  n.— «He now finds it a little bizarre to be piloting an old MI-17 Russian helicopter, a legacy of the Soviet invaders here, in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan.…The United States is training American pilots to fly the...

PnP

PnP  n.— «Antonio Urbina, who is medical director of HIV/AIDS training at St. Vincent Hospital’s HIV center in New York’s Greenwich Village, says he’s seen two patients who have taken HIV drugs before going out for “PnP,” or “party and...

floating

floating  n.— «White said the 25-year-old veterinarian has taken advanced courses in equine dental care, making it possible for the hospital to offer such services as tooth extraction and fillings as well as “floating.” The...