Members of the U.S. Army are once again showing their more creative side when it comes to naming their vehicles and artillery.
— U.S Army WTF! Moments (@TheWTFNation) April 28, 2020
Individual tank crews actually have a fair amount of leeway when to comes to picking the name that will be stenciled down the barrel of their tank’s gun.
As long as it isn’t too profane and it begins with the same letter as the crew’s company or squadron, Business Insider reports that most names will pass. That leads to tanks being given some some less savory joke names. But a great deal are also named after celebrities like Dwayne Johnson and Betty White, or tacticool names like “Boomstick.”
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