Nicknames for U.S. Soldiers

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
  • ?Jonny Rebel? A Confederate soldier during the Civil War.
  • ?Billy Yank? A Union soldier during the Civil War.
  • ?Doughboy? A World War I Soldier.
  • ?Dogface? A World War II and Korean War Soldier.
  • ?Grunt? A Vietnam War soldier.
  • ?Leatherneck, Jarhead? A US Marine.
  • ?Mustang? A commissioned officer who has advanced from an enlisted rank.
  • ?Fall-Out? A soldier that can not keep up with his/her unit.
  • ?Chalk? A group of airborne soldiers who deploy from the same aircraft.
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