This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word stripes
chevron, stripe, stripes, grade insignia(noun)
V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
"they earned their stripes in Kuwait"
Stripes is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P. J. Soles, and John Candy. It also featured several actors in their first significant film roles, including John Larroquette, Sean Young, John Diehl, and Judge Reinhold. It was one of John Candy's breakthrough film appearances. Dave Thomas, Bill Paxton, Joe Flaherty, and Timothy Busfield also appear.