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G.I. (military) - Wikipedia

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G.I. is a noun used to describe the soldiers of the United States Army and airmen of the United States Army Air Forces—and for U.S. Marines and sailors—and also for general items of thei...

Why are American soldiers called GIs? - Ask History

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Nov 11, 2015 ... During the war, GI Joe also became a term for U.S. soldiers. Cartoonist Dave Breger, who was drafted into the Army in 1941, is credited with ...

What does G.I. mean as in G.I. Joe? - FunTrivia.com

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May 10, 2003 ... GI or G.I. is a term describing a member of the US armed forces or an item of their equipment. It may be used as an adjective or as a noun.

What does G.I. JOE stand for? - Abbreviations.com

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Looking for the definition of G.I. JOE? Find out what is the full meaning of G.I. JOE on Abbreviations.com! The Web's largest and most authoritative acronyms and ...

Why are soldiers called GI's - Q&A - FAQs.org

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Oct 20, 2003 ... umm your all wrong GI's stands for 'general issues' because of the uniform they wear ... Answer by GI Joe ... I know that the term "GI" was first used by the US Government in 1935, and did indeed stand for "Government Issue".

What's a GI Joe? - VOA Learning English

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Mar 23, 2014 ... Leatherneck,” “grunt,” “doughboy” and “GI Joe” are words that ... A “leatherneck” or a “grunt” do not sound like nice names to call someone. Yet men ... It could mean things given to soldiers when they joined the military such as ...

G.I. - Wordorigins.org

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Feb 2, 2009 ... Also during that war, G.I. started to be interpreted to mean government issue and it came to be applied as an adjective to denote anything having to do with the ... The term G.I. Joe first appears in the mid-1930s as a term for a ...

Urban Dictionary: gi

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gi. Abrivation for Government Issue, commonly used to refer to soldiers, ... "GI!!!" " What does GI in GI Joe mean? Government Issue or General Infantry?" .... Scottish pronounciation of 'give', Tends to be the deeply accented that use this term.

GI JOE - How is GI JOE abbreviated?

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GI JOE, Global Integrated Joint Operating Entity (GI Joe movie) ... Write what you mean clearly and correctly. ... Now Colonel Paige is gone, and I hear the toy GI Joe is too; no longer a Marine, but some kind of smooth international operator, ...