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34 military terms and their meanings


military_1"Alfa, Bravo, Charlie…" is an alphabet that you may already know and understand. These words represent the letters "A," "B," and "C" in the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet, or more commonly known as the NATO phonetic alphabet, used by the military to omit misunderstandings over radio. If you aren’t using it already, this would be a good one to adopt for those customer service calls when you need to read your 17-digit confirmation code that somehow is full of letters that sound the same.