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8/16/2022 4:37:09 PM
Posted: 6/1/2002 7:02:46 PM EDT
...you military personel.

How does someone address a supperior female officer?  Maam or sir?

Thanks,

Shok
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:11:03 PM EDT
[#1]
[img]http://wwwimage.cbs.com/primetime/jag/images/pt_jag_bio_cbell.jpg[/img]

Yes, Ma'am! I am standing at attention! All of Me!
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:13:24 PM EDT
[#2]
Good question, since Hollywood seems to think officers are addressed by their ranks. It is Sir for a male and Ma'am for a female in the Army at least. I used to like to call the female officers Madam. It really pissed them off. They would then correct me that is was Ma'am to which I would reply, Ma'am is the contraction of Madam, Madam. I hated those worthless ineffectual lumps of meat in a man's uniform.
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:13:41 PM EDT
[#3]
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:14:08 PM EDT
[#4]
SHES A HOTTIE WITH A BODY!
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:23:56 PM EDT
[#5]
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:30:33 PM EDT
[#6]
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:42:20 PM EDT
[#7]
i already ate her pie. non 4 you  [sex]
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:58:25 PM EDT
[#8]
hmm, in combat arms mos unit, I don't recall womenz orficers, so I couldn't say. [;D]
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 8:06:07 PM EDT
[#9]
In what branch would Catherine Bell be my officer?  Sign me up.
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 8:12:07 PM EDT
[#10]
In the USMC it is "Ma'am". If addressing a group of female officers it is "ladies". Only an idiot or bad script writer would call a woman "sir".
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