For those of you who never experienced the military, in combat things are noisy, confused, hectic, desperate and Oh F##K!
When one in this mass confusion with one’s butt hole clamped tightly shut to keep from soiling one’s fruit of the looms, normal speak could get the artillery or bombs one is trying to call in on the enemy to save one’s men’s asses, as well as your own can easily be dropped on you if the message gets muddled in transmission.
There fore there is a word alphabet which is used at this time.
The First letter of each word is used to spell out the message.
The Ole Dog!