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Of military, assigned to a desk job.

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Usage examples (17)
  • What did that chairborne brass hat know about space cafard?
  • This is the most frustrating aspect of becoming a "chairborne warrior".
  • The whole establishment is chairborne now, and there's really no place for me.
  • RUCerious, desert pigeon is a member in fine standing with the 101st chairborne.
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