Retiring pilot still unsure what 'Hogger' callsign means
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Navy Cmdr. Josh “Hogger” Ericson stunned friends and family following his retirement ceremony by stating he was still unsure what his callsign means, sources confirmed today.
“I think they named me Hogger because I’m so strong,” said Ericson while glancing at the name tag displayed on his flight jacket. “Like a hog. A boss hog.”
But, he added: "That still doesn’t quite add up. Why not ‘Ox’ or ‘Tiger?’”
Capt. Jim “Oral” Plesser, a classmate at primary flight training at Whiting Field, confirmed that Ericson's wife, a 42DD with a 52-inch waist, is the slimmest woman Hogger ever dated. When asked if it was time to stop Ericson’s speculations, he commented that “it was funnier if that fat slug kept saying the ‘boss hog thing.” Plesser added that “if he hasn’t caught on after 22 years, that’s fucking funny.”
Cmdr. Mark "Money Shot" Lewis added that if Ericson didn’t want a callsign like Hogger, he should have done better in training so he could get a cool marksmanship nicknam…
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