A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from August 25, 2013
Airforce Rejected Me Yesterday ("army” backronym)

"Airforce Rejected Me Yesterday” is a backronym (back acronym) for the word “army.” “A.R.M.Y. : Air Force Rejected (me) Yesterday” was cited in print in July 2005.

Other backronyms for “army” include “Aren’t Ready for the Marines Yet” and “Ain’t Really Men Yet.” “Uncle Sam Ain’t Released Me Yet” is a backronym for “U. S. Army.”


QJ.net Forum
Sinisin
07-21-2005, 05:59 PM
I think this might be the reason why:
A.R.M.Y. : Air Force Rejected (me) Yesterday

Air Force Enlisted Forums
NRTS9
04-19-2006, 06:24 AM
(...)
Just remember this: ARMY = Air Force Rejected Me Yesterday.

S-10 Forum
Dr Evil
09-06-2007, 04:35 PM
Re: Military jokes
ARMY- Aint Ready for Marines Yet
or
Airforce Rejected Me Yesterday

Gather
Joke - The battle of acronyms
by Army Man
May 05, 2008 02:09 PM EDT
(...)
ARMY:
Ain’t Ready to be a Marine Yet
Aint Really Men Yet
AF Rejected Me Yesterday
Uncle Sam Ain’t Released Me Yet (US Army)
Used, Screwed, And Released My Ass, Yep
Yes My Retarded Ass Signed Up (US Army Backwards)

Armchair General and HistoryNet
Military branch nicknames, jokes and insults
JSlack1023
21 Jul 10, 15:25
ARMY= Air force Rejected Me Yesterday

Focus Fanatics
Funny Military Acronyms
birdman_a15
06-14-2011, 06:07 PM
Lost = Looking over strange terrain
Fred = F--n Retarded Extra Dumb
USMC = Urine Samples Make Civilians
NAVY = Need Any Vasoline Yet?
ARMY = AF Rejected Me Yesterday

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Dennis Correa‏
@DennisCorrea225
Army- Air force Rejected Me Yesterday or Aint Really Marines Yet
12:38 AM - 28 Aug 12

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