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REMF (plural REMFs)

  1. (slang, US, Britain, military) Rear-echelon motherfucker; a soldier far from the front line, especially during the Vietnam War.
    • 2005, Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home (Simon & Schuster 2005, p. 175)
      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.