A soldier who is comfortably and securely nestled at a well-protected forward operating military base. He ain't going anywhere. The term combines hobbit + forward operating base + a hint of loser.
(浪人) rōnin. During the Japanese feudal period (1185 - 1868), when the master of a samurai dies, he is considered a rōnin. A samurai without a master. Translated to mean "wave man or wandering man". It is tradition for a samurai to commit suicide at the loss of a sensei, but who follows rules, really? Now on his lonesome, his only inheritance is shame, disgrace and a warrior's determination for revenge.
An elite crop of mythical shieldmaidens who fought alongside soldiers in battle. She is a fearsome thing to behold, a woman of great victory. Translated from an Anglo-Saxon metrical charm based on taming honey bees, to mean “victorious woman” considering that bees swarm and sting. Some scholars have suggested the term is but a mere metaphor for “victorious sword”.
A member of the US Marine Corp. the term "Leatherneck" was derived from a leather stock once worn around the neck by both American and British Marines—and soldiers also. Beginning in 1798, "one stock of black leather and clasp" was issued to each U. S. Marine annually.