battle buddy

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Noun[edit]

battle buddy (plural battle buddies)

  1. (US, military) Another servicemember assigned to mutually help another under the battle buddy system, and by extension any comrade.
    • 2011, Yolanda Jones, Scarred, But Not Broken: My Personal Experience as a Single Mom, page 75
      I didn't know why, but I cut through and took a shorter route and I happened to bump into my battle buddy (SSG). As I piece everything together, I remembered my battle buddy telling me that I was scaring him, because I had “that look”
    • 2011, Robert Brock, Turkey Mountain Boys: My Brother's Keeper, page 73
      You don't do anything without your battle buddy. If your battle buddy does something stupid, you pay for it.
    • 2011, Michael Craig Volkin, The ultimate basic training guidebook: tips, tricks, and tactics, age 41
      To teach you this lesson, your Drill Sergeants will assign you a battle buddy.
    • 2011, Rod Powers, Basic Training for Dummies, page 172
      In fact, the system works so well that the Army has expanded the battle buddy system to units other than basic training
    My stupid battle buddy McAndrews would always get me in trouble because he was so stupid and forgot everything and always got caught!

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