Posted on Jan 22, 2014
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 mess hall  chow hall  or dining facility. what do we call it
I was tell'ing someone last week, I was heading over to the Chow Hall. And they said;"You Mean Mess Hall"; So I ask, "What's in a Name...."
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PO2 Fleet Marine Force
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You forgot the Galley :-D
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SCPO Morris Ramsey
SCPO Morris Ramsey
6 y
PO2 (Join to see) - Must be New Navy. In boot camp we marched to the mess hall and onboard ship we ate on the mess deck. Larger ships have more than one galley, so I assume they have more than one mess deck
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PFC Kim Dunn
PFC Kim Dunn
6 y
In the Marines I was a cook in the chow hall.
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SGT Ruben Lozada
SGT Ruben Lozada
2 mo
MCPO Hans Brakob, I concur Master Chief.
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TSgt Infantryman
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2 mo
Still a mess hall to me. With the best cold milk on planet earth. In the big self serve container you pull down on the handle and milk comes out the white rubber hose. Delicious!!!!!!!!!!! SOS was pretty great too
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I'm going to the chow hall!
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SMSgt Roger Horton
SMSgt Roger Horton
6 y
Chow Hall
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PO2 Danny Ward
PO2 Danny Ward
7 mo
And if you are assigned to a ship, it becomes a Mess Deck. But, when standing in line, it is a chow line. Make sense in all that.
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SGT Ruben Lozada
SGT Ruben Lozada
2 mo
CPT Jacob Swartout, I called it a DFAC while I was at Ft. Knox.
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SGT Ruben Lozada
SGT Ruben Lozada
2 mo
PO2 Danny Ward, to the Navy it does.
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MAJ Robert (Bob) Petrarca
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Call it the latrine, as long as they serve good food, who cares. :-)
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PO2 Donna McIntosh
PO2 Donna McIntosh
6 y
true! thanks for the laugh after a long day at work in local hospital's kitchen
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SPC Greg Stokes
SPC Greg Stokes
6 y
The latrine had better food.
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SFC David Reid, M.S, PHR, SHRM-CP, DTM
SFC David Reid, M.S, PHR, SHRM-CP, DTM
2 mo
This might not be appropriate!
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SFC David Reid, M.S, PHR, SHRM-CP, DTM
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