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April 14, 2011      Share

USAFRICOM had major challenges coming up with a
name for the current Libyan operation,
allegedly using a random name generator lamely
producing… Operation Odyssey Dawn. Since
Homer would be surprised to find an Odyssey
that’s short in duration, we at Top5 Military can help
before the next dawn, whether it’s part of this
campaign or any other new one around the world.

The Top 10 Future Military Operation Names

10> Kyrgyzstan: Operation Vowel Movement

9> Fort Lauderdale: Spring Rupture

8> Ivory Coast: Operation Lather Up

7> France: Operation Hammerin’ Snails

6> Canada: Operation Enduring Politeness

5> Egypt: Operation Toot Uncommon

4> Yemen: Operation Enemy Anagram

3> Japan: Operation Show Guns

2> Greece: Operation Summer Nights

and the Number 1 Future Military Operation Name…
1> Sheenland: Operation Winning Warlock



Selected from 74 submissions from 12 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Larry Mills, Keeseville, NY — 1 (1st #1!)
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA — 2, 4, 8, 10 (4-day pass!)
Andrew Hoenig, Rockville, MD — 3, 5
Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC — 6, Topic
Arnold Gugarty, Worcester, MA — 7
Marty McCullen, Gettysburg, PA — 9
Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL — 10
Edward Rodman, Ocean, NJ — Banner tag
Kilroy, Washington, DC — Graffitist