fobbit

What is fobbit?

fobbit meaning in Military or Military Slang terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
(U.S.) Fairly new term used to describe Soldiers who do not go outside their Forward Operations Base (FOB) in Iraq, or a Soldier stationed in Iraq who has not seen combat. Derived from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Hobbit, a creature that didn’t like to leave the safety of their homes or “The Shire.”

 

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