From:  Joe Ciokon

   Dated:  October 18, 2013

Subject:  Pogie

I did not serve on the Yangtze River Patrol.
JC

    From:  Frank Rogers

   Dated:  October 17, 2013

Subject:  Pogie

Geedunk and pogie bait were terms in the Navy.  I thought both meant 'snacks.'
What's POG?  I'm sure the term BAM is no longer used to refer to female Marines.
FR

    From:  Jim Anderson

   Dated:  October 20, 2013

Subject:  Pogie

Pogie has another totally different meaning in Korean.  Ask any Korean male.  Don't ask a Korean female unless you want your face slapped.

Jim A.

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    From:  Jim Anderson

   Dated:  October 20, 2013

Subject:  Pogie

Pogie has another totally different meaning in Korean.  Ask any Korean male.  Don't ask a Korean female unless you want your face slapped.

Jim A.

    From:  J.S.

   Dated:  October 17, 2013

Subject:  Pogie

Back in the day (the 60's) I walked out of a building under a protective roof against sun and monsoon, that was considered "Indoors" but while crossing the narrow street, "outdoors".  I knew the OCS type Lt, conducting some outdoor platoon business, whom I, recently assigned to HQ, had just got out from under, would be waiting for me.  I turned and held the snappiest salute while walking, "GOOD MORNING LIEUTENANT" until he was forced to return it.  I heard later that he was waiting for me to not salute, to put me on report.
Why do lieutenants (even the dumb ones) think that all EM are stupider than they are?  Is that how we train them?  Hopefully, no longer.  Don't they understand it does not instill respect, it only breeds disrespect?  Maybe its different now without all those pesky draftees running around in "their" army.  Its hard to respect someone you are laughing at . All it says is you can force me to salute you, (and I'm not dumb enough not to) but not to respect you.
The Marine POG?  Is that where pogie comes from?

    From:  Forrest Brandt

   Dated:  October 18, 2013

Subject:  Pogie

Pogie bait referred to forbidden snacks in the Army.  OCS and basic training were two places where it was used.  After that it was used to reference a situation where someone was keeping something hid as in, "What happened to those pogie bait brownies you got in the mail, you not sharing with us?"
Forrest

    From:  Bob Nelson

   Dated:  October 20, 2013

Subject:  Pogie

If my early training with the Navy counts - plus coming from a Navy family -  geedonk was the local snack bar or food source... Pogie bait was stashed food (candy, etc) basically illicit food items.  POG was a whole another not so nice label.
Bob

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