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  • n. Plural form of hooch.


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  • In Garmsir, they made a hole in the wall between their hooches, leaky sleeping shelters built from sand-filled barriers, so they could talk into the night after a hard day of patrols through Taliban country.

    Rx for Combat Stress: Comradeship

  • Due to their minimalist forms, B-huts were often called “hooches.”

    A Nightmare’s Prayer

  • The B-huts, or “hooches,” as we called them, were minimalist wooden structures, eighteen by thirty-six feet, with half-inch plywood floors and walls.

    A Nightmare’s Prayer

  • The entire COP is about a half-mile in circumference and composed of four parallel dirt roads lined with hooches (as well as a cafeteria, the COC, a gym, and hundreds of Hesco units).

    S.D. Liddick: COP Haditha

  • When they're not on a mission -- any event that takes them outside the COP -- or pulling post (guard duty for enlisted men) the Marines generally lounge in their hooches.

    S.D. Liddick: COP Haditha

  • When the gators were not questioning detainees, they were writing up reports or conferring with each other and their commanders, brainstorming strategy, eating, or sleeping in their air - conditioned “hooches,” small metal rectangular containers flown in by contractors.

    The Ploy

  • There was a simple frame lodge, some scattered outbuildings, cabins for the sports, and a few downright primitive hooches for the guides, all set on a rise above the creek away from the worst of the mosquitoes.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • I'd also like to remind you that the reputation "Catholic girls are the biggest hooches." did not refer to the Irish.


  • The men came tumbling out of their hooches in gym shorts and flip-flops, some of them even barefoot in the powdery Afghan dirt.

    Return to the Valley of Death

  • The kop has a landing zone and a clutch of plywood hooches and barracks tents and perimeter walls made of dirt-filled hesco barriers, many now shredded by shrapnel.

    Into the Valley of Death


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