REMF

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REMF

  1. (slang, US, UK) Rear-echelon motherfucker; a soldier far from the front line, especially during the Vietnam War.
    • 2005: Back at the PXs, the REMFs (rear-echelon motherfuckers) [...] were indulging in black-market schemes and pleasures while Stone and his buddies out humping the boonies did the fighting, putting their lives on the line. — Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home (Simon & Schuster 2005, p. 175)