This article needs additional citations for verification. This is a list of initials, acronyms, expressions, euphemisms, jargon, military slang, and sayings in common or formerly common use in the United States Air Force. AFSC – Air Force Sustainment Center The mission of the Air Force Sustainment Airman pds130s manual is to Sustain Weapon System Readiness to generate Air power for America.
The center provides war-winning expeditionary capabilities to the war fighter through world-class depot maintenance, supply chain management and installation support. Proper term of address for Chief Master Sergeant. Also frequently used by pilots to informally refer to maintenance personnel, specifically “Crew Chiefs. Generally used as an informal slang term for Aerospace Maintenance Personnel, AFSC 2A5. More formally used to refer to an individual in charge of an aircraft maintenance related task requiring multiple people. Often yelled by MTIs in the form of “pin those Dickbeaters to your side!
Fat Albert shaking the ground as he ran. Example: “Get me to Hangar 5! Nickname for F-16 Fighting Falcon or any other fast, pointy-nosed, single-engine fighter aircraft. Reference to the C-5 Galaxy aircraft, because it kneels and takes it from both ends.
It is important for all operational bases, as OAPTers are most often supplemental to the assigned commissioned officer workforce. A task or duty that is completely useless and ultimately unrelated to your primary job. It is often assigned by superiors not of your career field as they assume that you have time to constantly work these tasks. Example: “I have a lot of queep to do before I go home. I need to finish all of this queep before I can go fly.