13 Hilarious suggestions for the US Navy's new slogan

The Navy has dumped its unpopular recruiting slogan and we came up with some funnier replacements the service definitely won’t use.

Gone is the “Global force for good,” a five-year-old slogan that hasn’t been popular with many sailors, admirals, or the public at large, reported the Navy Times.

To fill the void, The Times created a contest allowing people to submit their slogans. While people submitting to the contest are expected to offer serious entries, the WATM team thought up some lighthearted versions, along with a little help from this Reddit thread and from the S–t My LPO Says Facebook page.

Sure galley food is not the best food, but it’s better than MREs.

navy sailor at the galley

Photo: Chris_Harkins28/Instagram

Prepare to see a lot of grey.

sailors painting

Photo: Lil_rp/Instagram

Like prison, sailors can get a little nutty being cooped up on a boat for long stretches of time.

orange is the new black piper and crazy eyes

Photo: vera-24/Instagram

You can’t have fun trolling the Navy without a Top Gun reference. Here’s Ice Man:

top gun ice man volleyball

Photo: YouTube, Slogan: Knightsof-Ni/Reddit

There’s ugly, then there’s Army ugly.

us army boot camp

Photo: US Army

The Navy is notorious for having long lines for everything.

navy sailors standing in line

Photo: USNavy/Instagram

Sailors have the most uniforms and the least amount of space to store them in.

navy uniforms

Photo: ladyblutbad8/Instagram

Well, they didn’t say it was glamorous.

america's navy slogan contest

Photo: neenee_bean87/Instagram, Slogan: Richard Vansteeland/Facebook

Add a little alcohol and things can escalate very quickly.

sailors international bar hopping

Photo: Equatic/Instagram, Slogan: Benjamin Summers/Facebook

This is a play on midrats, you know, the food they serve between dinner and breakfast.

Photo: US Navy

Photo: US Navy

Before joining, stop to consider that the world is 75 percent water.

Photo: austinjen/Instagram

Photo: austinjen/Instagram

The struggle is real.

navy port girlfriend

Photo: adrea_sara_gallo/Instagram

Always, always, avoid working parties.

sailor looking busy

Photo: US Navy

While these are, of course, all tongue-in-cheek suggestions, if you’d like to submit a real slogan for consideration, click here to go to the Navy Times contest.

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