Pad Eye Remover

What is Pad Eye Remover?

Pad Eye Remover meaning in Military or Military Slang terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
(U.S. Navy) A non-existent tool that a new join is sent in search of to remove the “pad-eyes” from a flight deck of an aircraft carrier or flight line while ashore. Pad-eyes are the circular cut-outs in the deck which contain metal rungs for use in securing an airplane via use of tie-down chains. See Keys to the Ship, Mail Buoy Watch and Snipe Hunt.

 

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