Ban Quan Y = Medical Unit Bao Chinh Doan = National Guard Bao Dam (BD) = Registered Bao Toan va Tiep Lieu = Maintenance & Supply Bat Chanh Qui Quan = Irregular Troops Benh Xa = Dispensary (Medical) Biet Cach Nhay Du = Airborne Rangers Biet Doi = "Special Group" - temporary unit for a single mission Biet Doi Thao Go (BDTG) = Special Team Defuse (explosives) Biet Dong Quan (BDQ) = Ranger Biet Hai Quan = Special Navy Binh Bi = Military Binh Doan = Regional Army Corps Binh Nhat = Private First Class Binh Nhat Phao Binh = Private First Class, Artillery Binh Nhi = Private Binh Nhi Bo Binh = Private, Infantry Binh Si Nhay Du = Parachutist Binh Chung Truyen Tin = Signal Corps Bo Binh (BB) = Infantry Bo Binh Co Van = Motorized Infantry Bo Chi Huy (BCH) = Command Post / Fleet Command (Navy) Bo Tu Lenh (BTL) = Headquarters Bo Tu Lenh Ham Doi = Naval Fleet Headquarters Buu Chinh = Postal Service Buu Dien = Post Office Buu Phi = Postage Buu Ta = Postman Buu Tin = Mail Buu Tin Vien = Mail Clerk Buu Uy = Military Mailman or Courier, Usually Without the Authority of Buu Tin Vien (q.v.) Can Cu (Cn) or (CC) = Base Can Cu Hai Quan (CCHQ) = Naval Base Canh Sat Quoc Gia = National Police or "White Mice" Cao Xa = Anti-Aircraft Unit Cap Tuong Khong Quan = General Grade Officer, Air Force Cap Tuong Hai Quan = General Grade Officer, Navy Cap Tuong Phong Khong = General Grade Officer, Air Defense Chi Doi = Armored Squadron Chi Huy Truong (CHT) = Commanding Officer Chien Doan (CD) = Brigade or Task Force Chien Si = Warrior Chien Tranh Chanh Tri (CTCT) = Political Warfare Unit Chien Tranh Tam Ly (CTTL) = Psychological Warfare Department Chien Truong = Battlefield Chieu Hoi Program = Open Arms Program, Sought to Encourage Communist Defectors Chuan Tuong = Aspirant / Brigadier General Chuan Uy (C/U,CH/U or CH/UY) = Warrant Officer (top of NCO rank / Aspirant) / Cadet - Air Force Chuan Uy Quan Phap = Warrant Officer, Military Justice Chuyen Nghiep (CN) = Specialist Chuyen Phong = Border Defense Chuyen Van = Transport (Naval Flotilla) Chuyen Vien Pha Huy = Demolition Specialist Chuyen Vien Tiep Te = Supply Specialist Co Khi (CK) = Mechanic Cong Binh (CB) = Engineers Cong Chuc Quoc Phong = Civilian Working for Military Unit Da Chin = Field as in Da Chien So 2 - 2d Field Division Dai Bac = Cannon Dai Doi (DD) = Company Dai Doi Biet Hai (DDBH) = Special Navy Company Dai Duong = Ocean Dai Ta = Colonel / Senior Grade Officer Dai Ta Bo Binh = Colonel, Infantry Dai Tuong = Senior General (equivalent to US General) Dai Uy = Captain Dai Uy Thiet Giap = Captain, Armour Dai Ta = Colonel ("Senior Grade Superior Officer") Dai Uy = Captain ("Senior Grade Junior Officer") De Nhat Quan Khu = Military Zone 1 ("De Nhat" = One, borrowed from the Chinese) Dia Phuong Quan (DPQ or DP) = Regional Forces Dien Thoai Vien = Telephone Operator Dinh Vu So (DVS) = Job Number Doan = Squadron or Group, General Term for a Front, Division, Brigade, etc. Doan Vu Ky (DVK) = Weapons Group Don Trai = Camp Don Vi = Unit Dong Dan = Escort Ship Du Bi = Preparatory / Temporary Duong Van Ham (DVH) = Landing Ship Transport Duyen Doan (DD15) = Coastal Division Duyen Phong = Coastal Defense Giang Canh (GC) = River Police Giang Doan = River Group Giang Doan Ngan Chan (GDNC) = River Interdiction Group Giang Doan Thuy Bo (GDTB) = Amphibious River Group Giang Doan Thuan Tham (GDTT) = River Patrol Group Giang Doan Ho Tong = River Escort Group Giang Doan Truc Loi = River Mine Group Giang Doan Xuan Phong = River Assault Group Ha Si = Corporal Ha Si Quan (HSQ) = Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Ha Si Quan Y = Corporal, Medical Unit Hai Doi = Navy Group / Flotilla Hai Luc = Sea Force Hai Phao Ha Si Quan Chuyen Nghiep (HP HSQ/CN) = NCO War Ship Cannon Specialist Hai Quan (HQ) = Navy Hai Quan Cao Xa (HQCX) = Naval Anti-Aircraft Unit Hanh Quan (HQ) = In the Field / Operation Hanh Quan Vuot Bien = Operation Outside Vietnam; Likely Cambodia or Laos Hau Cu = Main Base / "In Vietnam" (For Out-of-Country Operations) Hau Phuong = Rear Area Hau Ve Quan = Rear Guard Ho Tong Ham = Patrol Craft Hoa Hoc = Chemical Branch Hoa Van Ham (HVH) = Oil Transport Ship Hoc Vien = NCO or Enlisted Man Attending Advanced Specialized Training Hoc Vien Ha Si Quan Bo Binh Co Gioi = NCO Trainee, Armourer Hoc Vien Hai Phao = Trainee War Ship Cannon Group Hoi Chanh = Former Communist who defected to South Vietnamese side Ho Tong = Escort (Naval) Ho Tong Ham (HTH) = Patrol Craft / Escort Huan Luyen (HL) = Training Huan Luyen Can Ban = Basic Training Huan Luyen Cao Cap = Advanced Training Huan Luyen Chien Thuat = Tactical Training Huan Luyen Ky Thuat = Technical Training Huan Luyen Vien = Instructor or Drill Master Huong Dao Vien = Scout Khan = Urgent Khoa = Class (e.g. Khoa 3/73 = 3d class 1973) Khoa Sinh Ha Si Quan (KSHSQ) = NCO Trainee Khong Doan Chien Thuat = Tactical Wing Khong Doan Yem Cu (KQYC) = Base Support Air Group Khong Phan = Air Space Khong Quan (KQ) = Air Force Khong Quan Cua Hai Quan = Naval Aviation Khong Soan = Wing (Air Force) Khong Tap = Air Strike Khong Tham = Air Reconnaisance Khu Buu Chinh (KBC) = Military Postal Zone or Area Khu Truc Ham (KTH) = Destroyer (Navy) Kiem Tin = Censored Kien Tao = Construction Kinh Binh = Rifleman Ky Binh = Cavalry Ky Su = Engineer Lien Doan (LD) = Group Lien Doi Nguoi Nhai (LDNN) = Frogman Group Lien Lo Quan = Army Group Linh Canh Tu = Prison Guard Linh Chua Lua = Fireman Linh Nhay Du = Paratrooper (Airborne) Linh Phong Ve Duyen Hai = Coast Guard Linh Thiet Giap = Tankman Lo Quan = Army Lu Doan = Brigade Luc Quan = Ground Forces Luc Luong Dac Biet (LLDB or LDB) = Special Forces Luc Luong Dac Nhiem (LLDN or DNLL) = Special Mission Task Force LLDN Duyen Phong 213 = Special Mission Task Force Coast Guard / Surveillance 213 LLDN Thuy Bo 211 = Special Mission Task Force Sea & Land (Amphibious) 211 LLDN Tuan Tham 212 = Special Mission Task Force Patrol 212 LLDN Trung Uong (or Dong) 214 = Special Mission Task Force Central 214 Luc Luong Duyen Phong (LLDP) = Coastal Defense Task Force Luc Luong Giang Canh (LLGC) = River Police Force Luc Luong Gioi Tuyen = Border Force (Special Forces) Luc Luong Tinh Bao Dac Biet (LLTDB or DNLL) = Special Forces Intelligence Luc Luong Tuan Tham 212 (LLTT) = Task Force 212 Luc Luong Thuy Bo (LLTB) = Special Naval Infantry (Amphibious) Task Force Luc Quan = Army Mat = Confidential Mat Ma Vien = Cryptologist Mat Tran = Front Mu Do = Red Beret (Vietnamese Airborne) Ngan Chan = Interdiction Nghia Quan (NQ) = Popular Forces Nguoi Coi Vo Tuyen Dien = Radio Operator Nguoi Di Quan Dich = Draftee Nguoi Chua Vo Tuyen Dien = Radio Repairman Nguoi Giai Phau = Surgeon Nguoi Lam Bep = Cook Nguoi Lanh Dao = Leader Nguoi Mac Day Dien Thoai = Telephone Line Repairman Nguoi Nhai = Frogman Nha = Corps Nha Binh = Military Nha Quan Cu = Ordnance Corps Nha Quan Nhu = Quartermaster Corps Nha Quan Y = Medical Corps Nha Thuong = Hospital Nhay Du (ND) = Airborne / Paratrooper Nui = Mountain Oanh Tac Co = Bombardier Pha Huy = Demolition Phan Chi Khu (PCK) = District Police (Rural) Phan Doi = Section (Company or sometimes Regiment) Phao Binh (PB) = Artillery Phao Binh Co Van = Motorized Artillery Phao Binh Da Chien = Field Artillery Phao Binh Duyen Hai = Coastal Artillery Phao Binh Hang Nang = Heavy Artillery Phao Binh Hang Nhe = Light Artillery Phao Binh Hang Trung = Medium Artillery Phao Binh Luu Dong = Mobile Artillery Phao Binh Phong Khong = Anti- Aircraft Artillery Phao Binh Su Doan = Divisional Artillery Phao Binh Thiet Giap = Armored Artillery Phao Dai = Bunker Phao Doi Chi Huy = Artillery Battery Headquarters Phao Doi Truong = Battery Commander Phao Ham = Gun Boat Phao Luy = Fort Phao Thu = Cannoneer/ Artillery Man Phao Thuyen = Gun Boat Phi Co = Plane Phi Co Huan Luyen = Training Plane Phi Co Khu Truc = Fighter Plane Phi Co Len Thang = Helicopter Phi Co Oanh Tac = Bomber Phi Co Phan Luc = Jet Plane Phi Co Tai Thuong = Air Ambulance Phi Co Tuc Thang = Helicopter Phi Co Van Tai = Transport Plane Phi Cong = Pilot Phi Doan = Flying Squadron Phi Doi (PD) = Squadron Phi Hanh = Flight Phi Hanh Gia = Pilot Phi Tac = Air Mission Phi Truong = Airport Phong Huan Luyen = Training Department Phong Khong = Air Defense Phong Thu = Defense Phong Thu Hai Cang (PTHC) = Harbor Defense Phong Ve Duyen Hai = Coast Guard Quan Buu = Military Mail Quan Buu Chinh = Military Mail Postage or Frank Quan Buu Cuc = Military Post Office - Where "Quan Buu" Cancels Were Applied Quan Cang = Military Port Quan Canh (QC) = Military Police / Prison Guard Quan Cu = Ordnance Quan Dich = Military Service / Draft Quan Dinh = Military Camp (no longer used – see Trai Linh) Quan Doan = Strategic Army Corps Quan Doi = Army Troops Quan Doi Cach Mang = Revolutionary Army Quan Doi Chanh Quy = Regular Army Quan Hai = First Lieutenant (no longer used)* Quan Ham = Warship Quan Khu = Military Zone Quan Linh = Soldiers, Troops Quan Luc = Armed Forces Quan Luc Viet Nam Cong Hoa = Army of the Republic of Vietnam Quan Mot = Second Lieutenant (no longer used)* Quan Nam = Colonel (no longer used)* Quan Nhan = Soldier (Military Man) Quan Nhu = Quartermaster Corps / Military Supplies Corps Quan Sat Vien = Observer Quan Si = Soldiers, Warriors Quan Su = Military Quan Thu (accent on "u") = Enemy Quan Thu (QT) ("u" has “hook”) = Military Mail / Correspondence Quan Tinh Nguyen = Volunteer Quan Truong = Military School Quan Tu = Major (no longer used)* Quan Vu = Military Service Quan Y / Binh Chung Quan Y / Cuc Quan Y= Medical Corps Quan Y Vien = Military Hospital / Medical Corpsman Ra Da = Radar Unit Radar Dia Sat = Ground Radar Rung = Forest Rung Nui Sin Lay (RNSL) = Rung (forest) Nui (mountain) Sin Lay (mud). This was the name of a Ranger training course at Duc My in Nha Trang Sat Cong = Kill Communists (VC) - Motto of various units, esp. naval Si Quan = Commissioned Officer Si Quan Coi Vo Tuyen Dien = Radio Officer Si Quan Hai Quan = Naval Officer Si Quan Hanh Quan = Operations Officer Si Quan Phu Ta Xu Ly = Executive Officer Si Quan Phu Trach = Officer in Charge Si Quan Quan Buu = Postal Officer Si Quan Quan Thue = Customs / Revenue Officer Si Quan Quan Tri Va Nhan Vien = Human Resource Officer Si Quan Tai Chanh = Finance Officer Si Quan Thong Tin Cong Cong = Public Relations Officer Si Quan Tiep Te = Supply Officer Si Quan Tinh Bao = Intelligence Officer Si Quan Tuyen Binh = Recruiting Officer Si Tot = Soldiers Sinh Vien Si Quan (SVSQ) = Officer Trainee Cadet Sinh Vien Si Quan Bo Binh = Officer Trainee, Infantry Sinh Vien Si Quan Tru Bi Thu Duc = Trainee Cadet at Thu Duc Reserved Infantry School Sinh Vien Si Quan Vo Bi / Da Lat = Officer Cadet at National Military Academy in Dalat So Quan (SQ) = Military Service Number Su Doan (SD) = Division Su Doan 2 Khong Quan (SD2KQ) = 2nd Air Division Su Doan Khinh Chien (SDKC) = Light Division (e.g.12th Light Division) Sung Phong Phao = Artillery Tai Xe = Driver Tem Thu (Thandstamp) = Postage Due Ten Lua = SAM Unit Tham Bao = Recon Unit Tham Kich = Recon Force Tham Sat = Recon Thien Xa = Sharpshooter Thiet Giap = Calvary, Armor Thieu Doi Truong = Squad Leader Thieu Khu (TK) = Small Unit Thieu Ta = Major ("Junior Grade Superior Officer") Thieu Ta Ky Thuat = Major, Technical Sector Thieu Tuong = Major ("Junior") General Thieu Tuong Cong Binh = Major General, Engineers Thieu Uy (TH/U) = Second Lieutenant Tho May = Mechanic Thong Tin Vien = Messenger Thong Tuong = General Thu = Letter Thu Bin = Military Letter Thu Ky (Quan Nhan) = Clerk Thu Hanh Quan = “In the Field” Thu Linh Hanh Quan = “Soldier's Letter in the Field” Thuong Khan = Extremely Urgent Thuong Si = WOJG-1 or First Sergeant Thuong Si Hoa Hoc = Master Sergeant, Chemical Branch Thuong Si Nhat = Sergeant Major Thuong Uy Bo Binh Co Gioi = Second Lieutenant,Armour Thuong Uy Dac Cong = Captain, Sappers Thuy Bo = Amphibious Thuy Cong = Underwater Demolition Team Thuy Quan = Navy Thuy Quan Luc Chien (TQLC) = Marines Thuy Thu = Sailor Thuy Xuong (Hai Quan) = Repair Facility (Naval) Tiep Lieu = Supplies Tieu Dinh = Small Ship Tieu Doan (TD) = Battalion Tieu Doan Chuyen Nghiep (TDCN) = Specialist Battalion Tieu Doan Chien Thuat = Battalion Combat Team Tieu Doan Kinh Quan (TDKQ) = Commando Battalion, short lived during French Period Tien Doan Yem Tro Triep = Supply and Support (Naval Base) Tieu Doi = Squad Tieu Doi Truong = Squad Leader Tieu Khu (TK) = Sector Toan = Group or Team Toan Quan Chien Dau = Combat Group Tong Bo An Ninh = Central Committee Security - Military/Political Correctness Censor Tong Hanh Dinh(THD) = Headquarters Tong Y Vien (TYV) = Military Hospital Trai Giam = Concentration Camp / Disciplinary Barracks Trai Huan Luyen = Training Camp Trai Linh = Military Camp Trai Tap Trung = Concentration Camp Trai Tu Binh = Prisoner of War Camp Trang Giap Ham = Armoured Ship Trinh Sat = Reconnaissance Truc Loi = Minesweeper Truc Loi Dinh (TLD) = Motor Launch Mine Sweeper Trung Doan = Regiment Trung Doan Chien Thuat = Regimental Combat Team Trung Doi (TRD) = Platoon Trung Doi Truong = Platoon Leader Trung Si (T/S) or TSI) = Sergeant Trung Si Cong Binh = Sergeant, Engineers Trung Si Nhat = Master Sergeant / Sergeant First Class Trung Ta = Lieutenant Colonel Trung Ta Phao Binh = Lieutenant Colonel, Artillery Trung Tam = Center (i.e. Training Center) Trung Tam Cai Huan = "Center to Teach Change" - Chieu Hoi Program Camp Marking Trung Tam Huan Luyen Hai Quan (TTHL / HQ) = Naval Forces Training Center Trung Tuong = Lieutenant General ("Intermediate General") Trung Tuong Hau Can = Lieutenant General, Logistical/Supply Units (?) Trung Uy = First Lieutenant ("Intermediate Grade Junior Officer") Truong Bay = Airfield Truong Ha Si Quan = NCO Academy Truong Khong Quan = Flight School Truong Ky Thuat = Tech Center Truong Quan Bao = Military Intelligence School Truong Quan Cu = Ordnance School Truong Quan Nhu = Quartermaster School Truong Quan Y = Army Medical School Truong Sinh Ngu Qhan Doi = Armed Forces Language School Truong Sinh Vien Si Quan = Officer Candidates School Truong Thieu Sinh Quan = Junior Military School / "Children's Army School" Truong Vo Bi Quoc Gia Viet Nam (TVB/QG/VN) = Vietnam National Military Acadamy Tuan Tham = Patrol Tuan Tieu Chien Dau = Combat Patrol Tuan Zuong Ham = Ocean Patrol Ship Tu Binh = Prisoner Tu Lenh = Commander Tu Tran = Killed in Action Tuan Duong Ham (TDH) = Ocean Patrol Ship Tuan Tham (TT) = Patrol Van Chuyen = Transportation Vi Chi Huy = Commander Vien Tham = Long-Range Reconnaissance Patrol (LRRP) Vo Tuyen = Radio Man Vung = Zone or Corps Vung I Chien Thuat = Military Strategic Region 1 Vung (1-5) Duyen Hai = Naval Coastal Zone (1-5) Vung (3 or 4) Song Ngoi = 3rd/4th Riverine Zone VBQG = National Military Acadamy Xa Thu = Gunner Xa Thu Lien Thanh = Machine Gunner Xung Kich = Strike Force Xung Phong = Assault
Republic of Viet-Nam Armed Forces Mottos, Slogans and Mascots:
Bac Long = White Dragon (3rd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment) Hac Bao = Black Panther (1st Division) Hac Long = Black dragon (11th Infantry Regiment Recon Company) Hai Su = Sea Master (4th Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment) Kim Long = Yellow Dragon (2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment) Manh Ho = Ferocious Tiger (1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment) O Den = Black Black Eagle (1st Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment) Quyet Thang = Resolved to Win (12th Infantry Regiment) Thanh Sa = Sacred Snake (3rd Infantry Division) Xich Long = Red Dragon (2nd and 4th Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment)
Cam-Tu = Suicide (6th Battalion Slogan) Danh-Du To Quoc = Honor & Country (TQLC motto, like "Semper Fi" in US Marine Corps) Hac Long = Black Dragon (5th Battalion Mascot) Hum Xam = Killer Tiger (7th Battalion Mascot) Huu-Hien & Chian Thang = Efficiency & Victory (Transportation Battalion Motto) Kinh Ngu = Killer Sharks (4th Battalion Mascot) Loi-Hoa = Lightning Fire (1st Artillery Battalion Motto) Manh-Ho = Strong Tiger (9th Battalion Mascot) No-Than = Sacred Bo (3rd Artillery Battalion Motto) O-Bien = Sea Hawk (8th Battalion Mascot) Quan Dieu = Monster Bird (1st Battalion Mascot) Soi Bien = Sea Wolf (3rd Battalion Mascot) Than-Tien = Sacred Arrow (2nd Artillery Battalion Motto) Than-Ung = Sacred Bird (6th Battalion Mascot) Trau Dien = Crazy Buffalo (2nd Battalion Mascot) Truyen Song = Tidal Wave (Signal Battalion)
Hai Kich = Frogman Motto Than Tien = Sacred Arrow (LSIL HQ331) Thang Khong Kieu, Bai Khong Nan = "Not Arrogant When Winning, Not Discouraged When Losing" (River Mine Sweeper Group 93) Vuot Song Ngan Thu = Across Waves to Stop Enemies (HQ613)
Danh Du-Dung Cam = Honor and Gallantry (77th Special Forces Battalion) Danh Du To Quoc = Honor Nation (Technical Directorate) Loi Ho = Lightning Tiger (Recon Team Loi Ho) Loi Vu = Lightning Force (81st Battalion) Queyet Tu = Ready to Die (unknown unit) Tham Tu = Suicide (Exploitation Force) Than Ho = Sacred Tiger (81st Group Strike Company) Xich Quy = Phantom (81st Group Intelligence Unit)
North Viet-Nam / Socialist Republic of Viet-Nam Military Terms: The following terms are predominately or exclusively associated with Communist Vietnamese military forces.
Bao Dam = Secured or Warranted (Viet Cong) Bao Ve = Military Security (Dept. of PAVN General Political Directorate) Bao Ve Bien Cuong = Frontier Guards Binh Nhi = Private Binh Nhat = Private First Class Bo Doi = Army / Service Men Bo Doi Bien-Phong = Border Defense Force Bo Doi Xe Tang = Tank Driver Bo Quoc Phong = Ministry of National Defence Bo Thuong Binh va Xa Hoi = Ministry of War Invalids (& Social Welfare) Bo Tong Tham-Muu = People's Army of Viet-Nam (PAVN) General Staff Bo Tu-Lenh Quan-Khu = Military Region Can Bo = Cadre / Officer Can Bo Nam Vung = Undercover Agent Chien Si = Soldier; Combatant Chien-Truong Mien Bac = Northern Theater Chuan Uy = Third Lieutenant, Aspirant Cuc Lien-Lac Doi-Ngoai Bo Quoc-Phong = Minister Defense External Relations Dept. Dai Ta = Senior Colonel (Considered to be of General Rank) Dai Tuong = Senior General (Highest Rank - 4 Stars) Dai Uy = Captain Dai Uy Xe Tang = Captain, Armour Dia Phuong = Local / Region Dia Phuong Quan = Provincial / Regional Forces Di Xem = Examined Doan Thanh-Nien Xung-Phong = Youth "Rush to the Front" Organization Don Vi Dan Quan Tu-Ve Huyen = District Militia Ha Si = Corporal Ho Dong Quoc Phong = National Defense Council Hom Thu (HT) = Military Mail Box Number (unit) Hop Thu = Mail Box Number (individual) Khoi Nghia = General Uprising Kiem Duyet = Censored or Examined Kin (K) = Secret/Confidential Mail Linh Chien Xa = Tankman Linh Thuy Danh Bo = Marines Luc Luong = Force Luc Luong Nhan Dan Tu Ve = Village Forces Nam Vung Thoi-Co = "To Sieze the Opportunity" Quan = Army / Force Quan Dan Nhat Tri = Unity of Mind - People and Army Quan Doi Dang Lanh-Dao = Party-led Army Quan Doi Giai Phong = National Liberation Front (NLF) Army Quan-Doi Nhan-Dan = People's Army of Viet-Nam (PAVN) Quan Giai Phong = Army of Liberation Quan Khu = Military Region Quan Phuc Vien = Demobilized Soldier Quan-Uy Truong-Uong Dang = Central Military Party Committee Rung Sat (R) e.g. "HT 9R" = Jungle San Bat Cuop = Bandit Hunters (Anti-Draft Dodger Unit) Tan Binh = Recruit Tem Binh Si = Postage Free Tem Noi Bo = Internal Usage Thieu Ta = Major Thieu Tuong = Major General (1 Star) Thieu Uy = Second Lieutenant Thu Chien = Liberation Fighter Thu Gui Nao Nam = "Somewhere in the South" Thuong Ta = Rank Between Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel Thuong Tuong = Colonel General (Rank Between Lieutenant General and Senior General - 3 Stars) Thuong Uy = Rank Between First Lieutenant and Captain Toa An Quan Su = Military Court Toa An Qua Su Dac Biet = Special Military Tribunal To-Dang = Party Cell Tong Cuc Hau Can = Rear Services Directorate To-Truong = Party Cell Leader Trai Giao Hoa = Re-Education Center Trung Si = Sergeant Trung Ta = Lieutentant Colonel Trung Tuong = Lieutenant General (2 Stars) Trung Uy = First Lieutenant Tu-Lenh = Militry Commander Xoi Mon = "To Miss the Opportunity"