I married a BAM 40 years ago and she would still kick your ass for using the term BAM. Then again, that was 40 years ago and she has mellowed quite a bit. Most of the WMs we knew could have never hacked the training much less extended combat.
Semper Fi from both of us.
HAH! I think we liked using the word BAM just to get them wimmin all stirred up. LMAO! I remember one night I was walking guard duty at mainside Lejeune and they had a fire drill at the BAM barracks. That was pretty interesting for a while.
Semper Fi to the two of you!