IYAOYAS means: An acronym created by the Aviation Ordinance of the United States Military ACRYONYM – If there isn’t Aviation Ordinance you don’t have to be. (in Community Dictionary, added by Jase Ware)

What else does IYAOYAS mean?

  • This is a term that’s common to aviation ordnancemen. This means “If You Ain’t Ordnance, You Aren’t S.” (in Community Dictionary, added by MedorEschew)
  • A term used in the US Military by Aviation Ordnancemen to signify: “If you don’t have ordnance you aren’t stupid.” It’s basically a way that servicemen can have an exaggerated sense of their self-worth by doing little or nothing. (in Community Dictionary, added by Presidial)
  • IYAOYAS = You Are Not Into Ordnance, You Don’t Want To It would be reasonable to assume that an AO1 would know at minimum how to spell Ordnance. (in Community Dictionary, added by Margarita Santiago)
  • If Your An Ordie, Your Asvab Sucks. Refers to the requirement to have a low Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery (or ASVAB) score to be an Aviation Ordinanceman. The acronym is akin to If You Ain’t Ordinance, you Ain’t Shit. Many AO-lifers display this symbol on everything they write. The first IYAOYAS was invented by someone in nuclear power who believed it would be funny if AOs boasted their intelligence. (in Community Dictionary, added by Stylobate)
  • It’s not easy to be an ordnance collector. (in Community Dictionary, added by Urijah Gonzalez)