JODIES I LEARNED AT TYNDALL
Back in my ROTC training days...and then some

Last updated: 28 Nov 08

"My Girl" - Marching or running
My girl's a vegetable
She lives in the hospital
I would do anything
To keep her alive (repeat last two lines at end of each verse)

She's got her own TV
We call it EKG

When I wanna play a joke
Pull the cords and watch her choke

She's got no arms or legs
That's why we call her Peg

My girl ain't got no eyes
just two sockets full of flies

When I wanna play a joke
Cross the wires and watch her smoke


"Here we go again" - Marching jodie
Here we go again
Same ol' stuff again
Marching down the avenue
(#) more weeks and we'll be through
I won't have to look at you
You won't have to look at me
Sound off
	1,2
Sound off
	3,4
Bring it on home now
1,2,3,4,1,2..3,4!


"The Air Force Colors" - Marching
The Air Force Colors (repeat this line for each verse)
The color is red
To show the world
The blood we shed

...The color is white, To show the world, That we can fight

...The color is blue, To show the world, That we are true

...The color is green, To show the world, The war's we've seen

...The color is brown, To show the world, That we get around

...The color is black, To show the world, That we fight back

...The color is me, To show the world, That we are free

...The color is you, To show the world, That you are too

...Red, White, and Blue, To show the world, That we'd fight for you


AFNetOps - Running
I woke up about a quarter to one
Called into work, this is gonna be fun

...2: First Shirt said, "Shine yer shoes!"

...3: Flight Commander brings in the misery

...4: Crew Commander says to work the Floor

...5: STRATCOM says, "no more pen drives"

...6: quarantined computers that we gotta fix

...7: no new NTOs -- this must be Heaven

...8: pushed HBSS to the base

...9: got my taskers in on time

...10: AFNOC says we have to scan again!

...11: that expired license will need an extension

...12: we do cyber ops and we do it well

In AFNetOps, it's another day
With 83 NOS leadin' the way!


I Got the Drive - Marching or running
Here I am before the sun
Going on a ___ mile run 

Stretchin', yawnin', comin' alive
I can do it, I got the drive 

Starting out slow keeping the pace
Morning breeze blowin in my face 

Passing others watching me
Wonder what it is they see 

Do they see my grief and pain
They must think I'm insane 

Or do they see my will and pride
Ain't no doubt I got the drive 

Breath deep, sound off, let em know
We're on the move and rarin' to go 

First Shirt smiling as we pass by
We're gonna show him we got the drive 

Picking up the pace and heading out
For blocks around you can hear us shout 

Come run with us if you'd like to try
One things for sure we got the drive 

If you want to keep pace with me
There's one thing you've got to see 

Drive's important and will is too
Makes me best at what I do


Drive on [Flight Name]... - Marching
Just the other day I heard my CTO say
Drive on Eagles.....
Drive on Eagles!
Drive on Eagles, Eagles drive on!

Just the other day I heard the COC say
If you wanna be Air Force,
you gotta do it my way
Drive on Eagles... Drive on Eagles!
Drive on Eagles, Eagles drive on!

(insert different OICs for each verse!
Eagles was my flight at Tyndall I 96)


"Till I get on back home" - Marching
I don't know why I left
But I know i done wrong
And it won't be long
Till I get on back home
			
I used to date a beauty queen
Now i'm flyin' F16s
And it won't be long
Till I get on back home

Chorus
Your left your right your left your right
Your left your right your out of sight
And it won't be long
Till we get on back home

All I used to shine were shoes
Now i'm wearin' Air Force blues
And it won't be long
Till we get on back home

We used to be home havin' fun
Now we're here at Tyndall One
And it won't be long
Till we get on back home


When my Granny - Running
When my granny was 91
She did PT just for fun 

92 ... She did PT better than you

93 ... She did PT better than me

94 ... She did PT more and more

95 ... She did PT to stay alive

96 ... She kept on doing flutter-kicks

97 ... She up and died and went to heaven 

She met St. Peter at the pearly gates
Said, "St. Peter, St. Peter, hope I'm not late 

St. Peter said with a big ol' grin
"Get down granny, and knock out ten"

She replied with a big ol' smile
"Sorry, St. Peter, I'm on profile!"


Name?? - Running
One mile
No sweat

Two miles
Better yet

Three miles
Gotta run

Four miles
To the sun


Name?? - Marching
Somewhere there's a woman
She's crying for her man
He's an Air Force pilot
He does the best he can

Refrain:   Don't cry for me
           I don't need your sympathy
           'Cause I'm an Air Force pilot
           And that's all I want to be

Somewhere there's a mother
She's praying for her son
He's an Air Force pilot
And his work is never done

Somewhere there's a father
His head is bowed in grief
His son was an Air Force pilot
And he died for his beliefs

Somewhere there's a mother
Flag folded in her hands
Her son was an Air Force pilot
And he died for his land


Name?? - Marching
I hear the choppers coming
They're flying overhead
They've come to get the wounded
They've come to get the dead

Refrain:    Air Force(shoot, shoot, shoot, shoot to kill)
            Pilot (shoot, shoot, shoot, shoot to kill) *

My buddy's in a foxhole
A bullet in his head
The Army says he's living
But I know that he's dead

I ran to tell the C-O
About my buddy's head
But when I got there
The C-O was dead

And now the battle's over
The smoke is all around
We wanted to go home
But we're six feet underground

* In this refrain, the unit sings the words in parentheses at the same
time that the leader sings the words in italics.  The unit then repeats
the leader's words in the normal manner.


Name?? - Marching
Air Force pilot, Air Force pilot where have you been
Around the world and back again

Air Force pilot, Air Force pilot how did you go
In a C-130, flying low

Air Force pilot, Air Force pilot how did you get down
In an A-10 charlie, big and round

Air Force pilot, Air Force pilot what did you do
I killed a commie for me and you

Air Force pilot, Air Force pilot how did you get back
In a black and gold body sack


Name?? - Marching
I don't know why I left
But I must've done wrong

Refrain:    And it won't be long
            'Till I get on back home

Got a letter in the mail
Go to war or go to jail

Sat me in that barber's chair
Spun me around, I had no hair

Used to drive a Cadillac
Now I pack it on my back

Dress it right and cover down
Forty inches all around

Nine to the front and six to the rear
That's the way we do it here

Used to date a beauty queen
Now I date my M-16

Ain't no use in lookin' down
Ain't no discharge on the ground

Ain't no use in going back
Jody's got your Cadillac

Ain't no use in calling home
Jody's got your girl and gone

Ain't no use in feeling blue
Jody's got your sister too

They took away my gin and rum
Now I'm up before the sun

Mama Mama can't you see
What the Air Force's done for me 

Mama Mama can't you see
This Air Force life is good for me


Name?? - Marching
Old King Cole was a merry old soul and a merry old soul was he

He called for his pipe and called for his bowl and he called for his privates, three

Beer, beer, beer said the airmen
Merry men are we
But none so fair that they can compare to the Air Force ROTC

Old King Cole was a merry old soul and a merry old soul was he

He called for his pipe and called for his bowl and he called for his sargents, three

I need a three-day pass said the sargents
Beer, beer, beer said the airmen
Merry men are we
But none so fair that they can compare to the Air Force ROTC

*  The cadence continues on in this manner, with a verse about a higher
rank and repeating all of the ranks before.  Eight verses are sung with
these lyrics:  (the cadet is added only if you want to)

airmen three		see above
sergeants three         see above
MTI's three             "file from the left, column right said the TI's"
lieuies three  		"I'll lead the way said the lieuies"
captains three          "charge that hill said the captains"
majors three            "who's gonna shine my boots said the majors"
colonels three          "where's my star said the colonels"
generals three          "war, war, war"
cadets three            "when do I get my check?"


Name?? - Marching
In fourteen hundred and ninety-two
a beggar bound for college
was roaming in the streets of Spain
and selling hot tamales

Refrain:   He said the world was round-oh
           He said it could be found-of
           The hypothetical navigating son-of-a-gun Colombo

Said Isabel to Ferdinand
his plan sounds mighty hazy
said Ferdinand to Isabel
I think the sucker's crazy!


Name?? - Marching

Let 'em blow let 'em blow
Let the four winds blow
Let 'em blow from east to west
The US Air Force is the best

Standing tall and looking good
Ought to march in Hollywood
 
Hold your head and hold it high
___ Flight is marching by
 
Close your eyes and hang your head
We are marching by the dead
 
Look to your right and whadta see?
A whole bunch of legs looking at me

Dress it right and cover down
Forty inches all around
 
Nine to the front, six to the rear
That's the way we do it here


Name?? - Marching
Around her hair she wore a yellow ribbon
She wore it in the springtime, in the merry month of May
And if you asked her why the heck she wore it
She wore it for that Air Force pilot who was far, far away

Refrain:   Far away!
	   Far away!
	   She wore it for that soldier who was far, far away.

Around the block she pushed a baby carriage...

Around her thigh she wore a yellow garter...

Behind the door her daddy kept his shotgun...

In the church the preacher kept a license...


Name?? - Marching
Count cadence
Delay cadence
Skip cadence
Count

(one)  All you cadets
(two)  You better do your best
(three)  Before you find yourself
(four)  In the leaning rest

(one, two, three, four, one, two, three, four)

we like it here
we love it here
we've finally found a home
a home   (caller:  A what??)
a home   (caller:  A what??)
a home away from home
Hey!


Name?? - Marching
Tiny bubbles
In my beer
Makes me happy
And full of cheer

Tiny bubbles
In my wine
Makes me happy
All the time


Name?? - Marching
Everywhere we go - oh
People wanna know - oh
Who we are
Where we come from
So we tell them
We are _______ (Alpha, Bravo, etc...)Flight  (Alpha used for example)
Mighty Mighty Alpha Flight
Rough - n - tough Alpha 
Straight shooting Alpha
Better than Bravo
Big baby Bravo
Better than Charlie
Chicken chicken Charlie
Better than Delta
Dumb-dumb Delta
Better than Echo
Icky icky Echo
We are Alpha
Mighty mighty alpha


Name?? - Marching

We are ____ flight
and we like to party
party hardy
party hardy all night long

Your left, your left, your left, right, get on down  (This part sung by group)
Your left, your left, your left, right, get on down
Now drop, and beat your face
___ flight's gonna rock this place
Boom, check it out, check it out
Boom, check it out, check it out


Name?? - Marching
Here we go again
Same old stuff again
Marching down the avenue
Few more days and we'll be through
I won't have to look at you
So, I'll be glad and so will you


Name?? - Marching
They say that in the Air Force, the chicken's mighty fine
One jumped off the table and started marking time

Refrain:   Oh, Lord I wanna go
	   But they won't let me go (group ends this line with home,
	   stretched out over 8 paces, and a "Hey" on the right foot
	   to end the refrain)

They say that in the Air Force, the pay is mighty fine
They give you a hundred dollars and take back ninety-nine

They say that in the Air Force, the coffee's mighty fine
It looks like muddy water, and tastes like turpentine

They say that in the Air Force, the biscuits are mighty fine
One rolled off the table and killed a friend of mine

They say that in the Air Force, the meat is mighty fine
Last night we had ten puppies, this morning only nine

They say that in the Air Force, the shoes are mighty fine
You ask for size eleven, they give you size nine

They say that in the Air Force, the pancakes are mighty fine
You can try to chew them, but you're only wasting time

They say that in the Air Force, the bed's are mighty fine
But how the hell would I know, I've never slept in mine

They say that in the Air Force, the mail is so great
Today I got a letter dated 1948

They say that in the Air Force, the hours are just right
Start early in the morning and work on through the night

They say that in the Air Force, the buses are mighty fine
One went round the corner, and left three wheels behind

They say that in the Air Force, the coffee's mighty fine
It's good for cuts and bruises and tastes like iodine

They say that in the Air Force, the chicken's mighty fine
One jumped off the table and killed a friend of mine

They say that in the Air Force, the toilets are mighty fine
You flush them up at seven, they come back up at nine.

They say that in the Air Force, the tents are waterproof
You wake up in the morning and you're floating on the roof.


Name?? - Running
Hey hey Captain Jack
Meet me down by the railroad track
With that bottle in my hand
I wanna be a drinking man
For Uncle Sam
That's what I am

Hey hey Captain Jack
Meet me down by the railroad track
With that rifle in my hand
I wanna be a shooting man
A drinking man
For Uncle Sam
That's what I am

With that knife in my hand
I wanna be a cutting man
a shooting man
a drinking man
For Uncle Sam
That's what I am

With that woman in my hand
I wanna be a loving man
a shooting man
a drinking man
For Uncle Sam
That's what I am

With that suitcase in my hand
I wanna be a traveling man
a loving man
a shooting man
a drinking man
For Uncle Sam 
That's what I am


Name?? - Running
Sittin' on a mountain top, beating my drum
Beat it so hard that he MP's come
I said MP, MP, don't arrest me
Arrest that leg behind the tree
He stole the whiskey, I stole the wine
All I ever do is double-time

Up in the morning 'fore the break of day
I don't like it, no way
Eat my breakfast too damn soon
Hungry as a hound dog, 'fore noon 

Up in the morning at the break of day
Working so hard we never play
Running through the jungle where the sun don't shine
All I do is double time
Up in the morning and out of the rack
Grab my clothes and put them on my back
Running cross the desert in the shifting sand
Drill Sergeant, look, I'll give you a helping hand

Up in the morning with a whistle and a yell
I know that voice and I know it well
Drill Sergeant says you better hit the floor
And don't be walking going out the door

I like women and I like wine
But all I do is double time
Double time here and double time there
Man this life, it's the best anywhere


Name?? - Running
Me and Superman got in a fight
I hit him in the head with some Kryptonite

I hit him so hard I busted his brain
And now I'm dating Lois Lane

Well, me and Batman, we had one, too
I hit him in the head with my left shoe
And now I'm dating the batgirl too.


Baby Seal - No pace!
Way up north where it gets real cold
The people there don't have any gold
So they make their living
Off the skins of baby seals
But me I love the killin'
Because it's so fulfillin'
Oh how I hate to see a baby seal grow old!

Chorus:
Don't bludgeon a seal
'cause you need a meal
Just do it cause you wanna hear that little creature squeal
So kick it in the head
And do it just for kicks
And you poke it in the eyes with your eye poking sticks!

My father he was really mean
My mother just a bit obscene
I guess that's the reason
Why I feel the way I feel
My kids and dog they hate me
My wife she wants to leave me
I guess i'll take it out on the baby seal!

Chorus


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