chairborne

chairborne

(ˈtʃɛəˌbɔːn)
adj
(Professions) informal having an administrative or desk job rather than a more active one
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The opportunity to interact with other like-minded pilots is networking in its best form and keeps members active and engaged in instrument flying, whether airborne or chairborne.
the hazard of the Maginot mentality, ashore, afloat, airborne or chairborne.
They have become airborne instead of chairborne and are climbing some personal mountains," he said.
He was apparently refused pension benefits when he retired early as a chairborne officer (who seemed to have a grudge against Squadron Leader Wenzel) ruled that his transfer would not be "in the public interest.
Allow me to ease the egos of the elite "tactical" members of the Eleventeenth Chairborne Ranger Brigade Special Operations Capable Underwater Basket Weaving Society.
Those chairborne wonders in MoD, enjoying the life of quite well-to-do London commuters while real soldiers are being shot at today in Iraq, do not even know their military history.
Those posters might appeal to some weekend-TV-rerun Rambo-Commandos, or guys who currently serve in the Recliner Battalion of the 93rd Chairborne Brigade, but I'd like to see some real-world graphics like, (1) A skinny Portland insurance salesman facing off two scumbags at an ATM, (2) some balding hefty dude in plaid flannel 'jammies takin' down a crack-freak burglar in his living room, or (3) A single morn in front of her '95 minivan--with her two little kiddies inside--bustin' a cap on a creepy armed carjacker.