Some popular usages of hooah include:
While used in Hollywood and in common usage among upper ranks in an effort to raise morale, many lower enlisted find its use to be irritating, especially when it comes from soldiers they perceive as sycophantic towards the chain of command or the armed services in general.[better source needed]
- HOOAH! Bar – a US military energy bar
- Hooyah – the United States Navy Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) commando equivalent
- Huzzah – an 18th-century equivalent
- Oorah – the United States Marine Corps and United States Coast Guard equivalent
- "ANAD participates in Veterans Day events". U.S. Army. 2012-11-20. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
- "Soldier-Speak: A Brief Guide to Modern Military Jargon". U.S. Army. 2015-03-8. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
- – U.S. Army Hooah Race
- Under the entry for HOOAH
- Snopes inquiry
- Some additional resource to the effect that "HUA" is indeed the proper usage from radio operators as "Heard, Understood, and Acknowledged" as opposed to a bacronym
- "#99 'Platoon Motivator'". Terminal Lance. 2011-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-25.