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Old 12-04-2013, 06:53 PM
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Ohh, the military and all its silly protocols. Just yankin' your chain, have no fear.

Actually I think it's rather generalized human (both military and civilian) protocol, when addressing someone you just met, to speak to them somewhat formally and cautiously. Then as you get more familiar with them you use more casual pronouns ... maybe even pet (or rib-poking) names if you like each other enough!
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