Military Acronyms - DOD

Acronym Defintion
1MC general announcing system
1NCD 1st Naval Construction Division
1st IOC 1st Information Operations Command (Land)
2-D Two-Dimensional
2E Role 2 Enhanced
2LM Role 2 Light Maneuver
2X Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence Staff Element
3-D Three-Dimensional
618 AOC ( TACC) 618 Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center)
A-1 Director of manpower, personnel, and services (Air Force)
A-2 intelligence staff officer (Air Force)
A-3 operations directorate (COMAFFOR staff)
A-3 Operations staff officer (Air Force)
A-4 director of logistics (Air Force)
A-5 plans directorate (COMAFFOR staff)
A-6 communications staff officer (Air Force)
A-7 director of installations and mission support (Air Force)
A-Space Analytic Space
A/C aircraft
A/DACG arrival/departure airfield control group
A/E ammunition/explosives
A/S anti-spoofing
A&P analysis and production
A2 anti-access
AA assessment agent
AA avenue of approach
AA&E arms, ammunition, and explosives
AAA antiaircraft artillery
AAA arrival and assembly area
AABB American Association of Blood Banks
AAC activity address code
AACG arrival airfield control group
AADC area air defense commander
AADP area air defense plan
AAFES Army and Air Force Exchange Service
AAFS amphibious assault fuel system
AAG aeronautical assignment group
AAGS Army air-ground system
AAM air-to-air missile
AAMDC Army air and missile defense command
AAOG arrival and assembly operations group
AAP Allied administrative publication
AAR after action report
AAR after action review
AAR air-to-air refueling area
AATCC amphibious air traffic control center
AAV amphibious assault vehicle
AB air base
ABCA American, British, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand
ABCS Army Battle Command System
ABCT armored brigade combat team
ABFC advanced base functional component
ABFDS aerial bulk fuel delivery system ABGD air base ground defense
ABI activity-based intelligence
ABL airborne laser
ABLTS amphibious bulk liquid transfer system
ABP air battle plan
AC Active Component
AC2 airspace command and control
ACA airlift clearance authority
ACA airspace control authority
ACA airspace coordination area
ACB amphibious construction battalion
ACC Air Combat Command
ACC area coordination center
ACCE air component coordination element
ACD automated cargo documentation
ACE Allied Command Europe
ACE aviation combat element (USMC)
ACEOI automated communications-electronics operating instructions
ACINT acoustic intelligence
ACL allowable cabin load
ACM airspace coordinating measure
ACO administrative contracting officer
ACO airspace control order
ACOR Alternative Contracting Officer Representative
ACOS assistant chief of staff
ACP airspace control plan
ACP Allied communications publication
ACS air-capable ship
ACS airspace control system
ACS American Community Survey
ACSA acquisition and cross-servicing agreement
ACT advance civilian team
ACT Allied Command Transformation
ACU assault craft unit
AD air defense
AD area denial
AD automatic distribution
ADA air defense artillery
ADA Anti-deficiency Act
ADAFCO air defense artillery fire control officer
ADAM air defense airspace management
ADAM/BA E air defense airspace management/brigade aviation element
ADAMS Allied Deployment and Movement System
ADC air defense commander
ADC area damage control
ADCON administrative control
ADE airdrop damage estimate
ADIZ air defense identification zone
ADM air defense measure
ADOS active duty for operational support
ADP Army doctrine publication
ADP Automated Data Processing
ADP automated data processing
ADR airfield damage repair
ADRP Army doctrine reference publication
ADS air defense section
ADS air defense sector
ADS amphibian discharge site
ADS authoritative data source
ADS Automated Disbursing System
ADSN Accounting and Disbursing Station Number
ADT active duty for training
ADUSD(TP ) Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Transportation Policy
ADVON advanced echelon
ADWC air defense warning condition
ADZ amphibious defense zone
AE aeromedical evacuation
AE assault echelon AECA Arms Export Control Act
AEA Actual Expense Allowance
AEA Actual Expense Authorization
AECT aeromedical evacuation control team
AEF air expeditionary force
AEG air expeditionary group
AEHF advanced extremely high frequency
AELT aeromedical evacuation liaison team
AEODP allied explosive ordnance disposal publication
AEODPS Automated Explosive Ordnance Disposal Publication System
AEOT aeromedical evacuation operations team
AESC aeromedical evacuation support cell AETC Air Education and Training Command
AETF air expeditionary task force
AEW airborne early warning
AF Air Force
AF Air Force (form)
AF amphibious force
AF/A2 Deputy Chief of Staff of the Air Force for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
AFAPD Air Force Applications Program Development
AFARN Air Force air request net
AFATDS Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System
AFB Air Force base
AFCAP Air Force contract augmentation program
AFCC Air Force Component Commander
AFCEC Air Force Civil Engineer Center
AFCEE Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment
AFCESA Air Force Civil Engineering Support Agency
AFDA Air Force doctrine annex
AFDD Air Force doctrine document
AFE Armed Forces Entertainment
AFFOR Air Force forces
AFH Air Force handbook
AFHSC Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center
AFI Air Force instruction
AFIAA Air Force Intelligence Analysis Agency
AFICA Air Force Installation Contracting Agency
AFIP Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
AFIS American Forces Information Service
AFISRA Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency
AFJI Air Force joint instruction
AFLE Air Force liaison element
AFMAN Air Force manual
AFMC Air Force Materiel Command
AFME Armed Forces Medical Examiner
AFMES Armed Forces Medical Examiner System
AFMS Air Force Medical Service
AFNORTH Air Force North
AFO advance force operations
AFOE assault follow-on echelon
AFOSI Air Force Office of Special Investigations
AFOSIMA N Air Force Office of Special Investigations manual
AFPAM Air Force pamphlet
AFPC Air Force Personnel Center
AFPD Air Force policy directive
AFR Air Force Reserve
AFRAT Air Force Radiation Assessment Team
AFRC Air Force Reserve Command
AFRCC Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
AFRL Air Force Research Laboratory
AFRRI Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute
AFRTS American Forces Radio and Television Service
AFSB afloat forward staging base
AFSC Army field support brigade Army Field Support Center
AFSCN Air Force Satellite Control Network
AFSMO Air Force Spectrum Management Office
AFSOAC Air Force special operations air component
AFSOAD Air Force special operations air detachment
AFSOAE Air Force special operations air element
AFSOC Air Force Special Operations Command
AFSOF Air Force special operations forces
AFSPC Air Force Space Command
AFSTRAT Air Forces Strategic
AFTAC Air Force Technical Applications Center
AFTD Authorized Federal Travel Directory
AFTRANS Air Force Transportation Component
AFTTP Air Force tactics, techniques, and procedures
AFTTP(I) Air Force tactics, techniques, and procedures (instruction)
AFW Air Force Weather
AFWA Air Force Weather Agency
AGILE Advanced Global Intelligence Learning Environment
AGL Above Ground Level
AGO Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation
AGS aviation ground support
AH attack helicopter
AHA alert holding area
AHD antihandling device
AI acquisition instruction
AI air interdiction
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AIMD aircraft intermediate maintenance department
AIMT air interdiction of maritime targets
AIP aeronautical information publication
AIRCOR air corridor
AIRSUPRE Q air support request
AIS automated information system
AIT automated information technology
AIT automatic identification technology
AJ anti-jam
AJA annual joint assessment
AJBPO area joint blood program office
AJD allied joint doctrine
AJODWG allied joint operations doctrine working group
AJP Allied joint publication
ALARA as low as reasonably achievable
ALCF airlift control flight
ALCM air-launched cruise missile
ALCOM United States Alaskan Command
ALCT airlift control team
ALD available-to-load date
ALEP amphibious lift enhancement program
ALERTORD alert order
ALLOREQ allocation request
ALN ammunition lot number
ALO air liaison officer
ALOC air line of communications
ALP Allied logistic publication
ALSA Air Land Sea Application (Center)
ALSE aviation life support equipment
ALSS advanced logistic support site
ALT acquisition, logistics, and technology
ALTRV altitude reservation
AM amplitude modulation
AMC Air Mobility Command
AMC Air Mobility Command
AMC airborne mission coordinator
AMC/SGX M Air Mobility Command/Command Surgeon’s Office
AMCC allied movement coordination center
AMCM airborne mine countermeasures
AMCT air mobility control team
AMD air and missile defense
AMD air mobility division
AMDC air and missile defense commander
AMedP allied medical publication
AMEMB American Embassy
AMETL agency mission-essential task list
AMEX American Express
AMHS automated message handling system
AMLO air mobility liaison officer
AMOC Air and Marine Operations Center (DHS)
AMOG air mobility operations group
AMOS air mobility operations squadron
AMOW air mobility operations wing
AMP analysis of mobility platform
AMP-PAT analysis of mobility platform suite of port analysis tools
AMS Aerial Measuring System (DOE)
AMS air mobility squadron
AMS Asset Management System
AMS-TAC Automated Manifesting System–Tactical
AMT aerial mail terminal
amu atomic mass unit
AMX air mobility express
AN/VRC Army Navy vehicle radio communications
ANG Air National Guard
ANGLICO air-naval gunfire liaison company
ANR Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command Region
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ANZUS Australia-New Zealand-United States Treaty
AO action officer
AO air officer
AO area of operations
AO Authorizing Official
AOA amphibious objective area
AOC air operations center
AOD air operations directive
AODB air operations database
AOF azimuth of fire
AOG Army Operations Group
AOI area of interest
AOR area of responsibility
AOS aircraft on station
AOTR Aviation Operational Threat Response
AP allied publication
AP antipersonnel
APAN All Partners Access Network
APC Agency Program Coordinator
APE airfield pavement evaluation
APEX Adaptive Planning and Execution
APF afloat pre-positioning force
APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA)
APL antipersonnel land mine
APO Army post office
APOD aerial port of debarkation
APOE aerial port of embarkation
APP allied procedural publication
APS Army pre-positioned stocks
APS-3 Army pre-positioned stocks-3
APTD aircraft position target designation
APU auxiliary power unit
AR air refueling
AR Army regulation
ARC air Reserve Components
ARC American Red Cross
ARCENT United States Army Central Command
ARCT air refueling control team
ARDEC United States Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center
ARFOR Army Forces Accident Response Group (DOE)
ARG amphibious ready group
ARM air reference measure
ARM anti-radiation missile
ARNG Army National Guard
ARS acute radiation syndrome
ARSOF Army special operations forces
ARTYMET artillery meteorological
ASA(ALT) Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology
ASAP as soon as possible
ASAT antisatellite weapon
ASBP Armed Services Blood Program
ASBPO Armed Services Blood Program Office
ASC Army Sustainment Command
ASCC Army Service component command
ASCC Army Service component commander
ASCOPE areas, structures, capabilities, organizations, people, and events
ASCS air support control section
ASCS air support coordination section
ASD(GSA) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs
ASD(HA) Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)
ASD(HD& ASA) Assistant Secretary of Defense (Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs)
ASD(HD& GS) Assistant Secretary of Defense (Homeland Defense and Global Security)
ASD(L&M R) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness
ASD(NII) Assistant Secretary of Defense (Networks and Information Integration)
ASD(OEPP ) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs
ASD(PA) Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
ASD(RA) Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Affairs)
ASD(S&R) Assistant Secretary of Defense (Strategy and Requirements)
ASD(SO/LI C) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict
ASD(SO/LI C&IC) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict and Interdependent Capabilities
ASG Allied System for Geospatial Intelligence
ASIC Air and Space Interoperability Council
ASLT air support liaison team
ASLT Army Spectrum Manager ASMO Army Spectrum Management Office
ASLT assault support landing table ASM air-to-surface missile
ASN(RD& A) Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition
ASOC air support operations center
ASOG air support operations group
ASOS air support operations squadron
ASP ammunition supply point
ASPR Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (DHHS)
ASR air support request
ASW antisubmarine warfare
ASWC antisubmarine warfare commander
AT antiterrorism
ATA antiterrorism assistance
ATACMS Army Tactical Missile System
ATC air traffic control
ATCM air traffic control measure
ATCS air traffic control section
ATEP Antiterrorism Enterprise Portal
ATF amphibious task force
ATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (DOJ)
ATI asset target interaction
ATM Automated Teller Machine
AtN attack the network
ATO air tasking order
ATO antiterrorism officer
ATOC air terminal operations center
ATP advanced targeting pod
ATP allied tactical publication
ATP Army tactical publication
ATP Army technical publication
ATP Army techniques publication
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (DHHS)
ATTP Army tactics, techniques, and procedures
AU African Union
AUF airborne use of force
AUSCANN ZUKUS Australian, Canadian, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States
AV asset visibility
AVC Bureau of Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance (DOS)
AVCAL aviation consolidated allowance list
AVGAS aviation gasoline
AVL anti-vehicle land mine
AVS asset validation system
AWACS Airborne Warning and Control System
AWG Asymmetric Warfare Group (Army)
AWNIS Allied Worldwide Navigational Information System
AWOL absent without leave
AXO abandoned explosive ordnance
BAE brigade aviation element
BAH Basic Allowance for Housing
BAH basic allowance for housing
BALO battalion air liaison officer
BALS berthing and loading schedule
BAQ Basic Allowance for Quarters
BAS basic allowance for subsistence
bbl barrel (42 US gallons)
BCA border crossing authority
BCC battle control center
BCD battlefield coordination detachment (Army)
BCG beach control group
BCL battlefield coordination line
BCOC base cluster operations center
BCT brigade combat team
BD barge derrick
BDA battle damage assessment
BDAREP battle damage assessment report
BDC blood donor center
BDE brigade
BDOC base defense operations center
BDR battle damage repair
BDZ base defense zone
BE basic encyclopedia
BEAR base expeditionary airfield resources
BEAR basic expeditionary airfield resources
BEB brigade engineer battalion
BEI biometrics-enabled intelligence
BEWL biometric-enabled watch list
BI battle injury
BIA behavioral influences analysis
BIAR biometric intelligence analysis report
BIAS Battlefield Illumination Assistance System
BICES battlefield information collection and exploitation system (NATO)
BICON double container
BIFS Border Intelligence Fusion Section
BII base information infrastructure
BIMA Biometrics Identity Management Agency
BIS Bureau of Industry and Security (DOC)
BKB blue kill box
BLCP beach lighterage control point
BLM Bureau of Land Management
BLOS beyond line-of-sight
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics
BLT battalion landing team
BM ballistic missile
BM beach module
BMCT begin morning civil twilight
BMD ballistic missile defense
BMDS ballistic missile defense system
BMET biomedical electronics technician
BMNT begin morning nautical twilight
BMU beachmaster unit
BN battalion
BOA Bank of America
BOA basic ordering agreement
BOC bomb on coordinate
BOG beach operations group
BOQ Bachelor Office's Quarters
BOS base operating support
BOS-I base operating support-integrator
BOSS base operating support service
BOT bomb on target
BP battle position
BPA blanket purchase agreement
BPC building partnership capacity
BPG beach party group
BPLAN base plan
bps bits per second
BPT beach party team
BQ Bachelor Quarters
BRAC Base Realignment and Closure
BRACE Base Resource and Capability Estimator
BSA beach support area
BSA brigade support area
BSB brigade support battalion
BSC behavioral science consultant
BSI base support installation
BSRP bureau strategic resource plan
BSZ base security zone
BT bathythermograph
BTB believed-to-be
BTC blood transshipment center
BTU beach termination unit
BTWC Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention
BVR beyond visual range
BW biological warfare
BWC Biological Weapons Convention
BX Base Exchange
BZ buffer zone
C Celsius
C-2X coalition Intelligence Directorate counterintelligence and human intelligence staff element
C-CS communication and computer systems
C-E communications-electronics
C-IED counter-improvised explosive device
C-JWICS Containerized Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System
C-NAF component numbered air force
C-RAM counter-rocket, artillery, mortar
C-SSE consolidated satellite communications system expert
C-UAS counter-unmanned aircraft system
C&E communications and electronics
C&LAT cargo and loading analysis table
C2 command and control
C2CRE command and control chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear response element
C2S command and control support
C3 command, control, and communications
C3I command, control, communications, and intelligence
C4I command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence
C4S command, control, communications, and computer systems
CA Certification Authority
CA chaplain assistant
CA civil administration
CA civil affairs
CA combat assessment
CA coordinating altitude
CA credibility assessment
CA criticality assessment
CAA combat aviation advisors
CAA command arrangement agreement
CAAF contractors authorized to accompany the force
CAB commander’s assessment board
CAC common access card
CACOM civil affairs command
CAD Canadian air division
CAD contract administration delegation
CADS containerized ammunition distribution system
CAF Canadian Air Force
CAF combat air forces
CAF commander, airborne/air assault force
CAF commander, amphibious force
CAF Conflict Assessment Framework (USAID)
CAG Civil Affairs Group
CAGO Contractor-Acquired, Government-Owned
CAIS civil authority information support
CAISE civil authority information support element
CAL caliber
CAL critical asset list
CALCM conventional air-launched cruise missile
CALICS communication, authentication, location, intentions, condition, and situation
CAMOC Caribbean Air and Marine Operations Center
CAMPS Consolidated Air Mobility Planning System
CANR Canadian North American Aerospace Defense Command Region
CANUS Canada-United States
CANUS BD D Canada-United States Basic Defense Document
CAO chief administrative officer
CAO civil affairs operations
CAO controlled asset operation
CAOC combined air operations center
CAP Civil Air Patrol
CAP civil augmentation program
CAP combat air patrol
CAPI Cryptographic Application Programming Interface
CAPM credibility assessment program manager
CAPT civil affairs planning team
CARA chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives analytical and remediation activity
CARE Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere(CAREUSA)
CARP computed air release point
CARVER criticality, accessibility, recuperability, vulnerability, effect, and recognizability
CAS close air support
CASEVAC casualty evacuation
CASF contingency aeromedical staging facility
CAT category
CAT civil affairs team
CAT crisis action team
CATF commander, amphibious task force
CBA Centrally Billed Account
CBCA Civilian Board of Contract Appeals
CBCP Customs and Border Clearance Program (DOD)
CBG coalition building guide
CBIRF Chemical-Biological Incident Response Force
CBMU construction battalion maintenance unit
CBP capabilities-based planning
CBP Customs and Border Protection (DHS)
CBR chemical, biological, and radiological
CBRN chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear
CBRNE chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives
CBSA Canadian Border Services Agency
CbT combating terrorism
CBT Computer Based Training
CC component commander
CC critical capability
CCA close combat attack
CCA combat cargo assistant
CCA contract construction agent
CCAS contingency contract administration services
CCB configuration control board
CCC coalition coordination center
CCD camouflage, concealment, and deception
CCDB consolidated counterdrug database
CCDR combatant commander
CCEB Combined Communications-Electronics Board
CCG combat communications group
CCG Conuty Cost Group
CCICA command counterintelligence coordinating authority
CCIF Combatant Commander Initiative Fund
CCIP continuously computed impact point
CCIR commander’s critical information requirement
CCLI commerce control list item
CCMD combatant command
CCO central control officer
CCO combat cargo officer
CCO container control officer
CCO contingency contracting officer
CCP casualty collection point
CCP consolidated cryptologic program
CCP consolidation and containerization point
CCP Contract City Pair
CCR closed circuit refueling
CCS central control ship
CCS commander’s communication synchronization
CCS core capability set
CCT combat control team
CCTV closed circuit television
CCV Charge Card Vendor
CCW 1980 United Nations Convention on Conventional Weapons
CD compact disc
CD counterdrug
CD customer direct
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (DHHS)
CDC Central Data Center
CDD chemical decontamination detachment
CDE collateral damage estimation
CDEMA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
CDHAM Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine
CDI cargo disposition instructions
CDIP combined defense improvement project
CDIPO counterdrug intelligence preparation for operations
CDM collateral damage methodology
CDO commander, detainee operations
CDOPS counterdrug operations
CDP Combined Defense Plan
CDP commander’s dissemination policy
CDR commander
CDRAFNO RTH Commander, Air Force North
CDRAFSO F Commander, Air Force special operations forces
CDRJSOTF Commander, joint special operations task force
CDRL Contract Data Requirement List
CDRNORA D Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command
CDRTSOC Commander, theater special operations command
CDRUSAF RICOM Commander, United States Africa Command
CDRUSAR NORTH Commander, United States Army, North
CDRUSCE NTCOM Commander, United States Central Command
CDRUSCY BERCOM Commander, United States Cyber Command
CDRUSELE MNORAD Commander, United States Element, North American Aerospace Defense Command
CDRUSEU COM Commander, United States European Command
CDRUSNO RTHCOM Commander, United States Northern Command
CDRUSPA COM Commander, United States Pacific Command
CDRUSSO COM Commander, United States Special Operations Command
CDRUSSO UTHCOM Commander, United States Southern Command
CDRUSSTR ATCOM Commander, United States Strategic Command
CDRUSTR ANSCOM Commander, United States Transportation Command
CDS Centralized Disbursing System
CDS Chief of Defence Staff (Canada)
CDS container delivery system
CDSO counterdrug support office
CDW Collision Damage Waiver
CE circular error
CE command element (USMC)
CE communications-electronics
CE core element
CE counterespionage
CE critical element
CEA captured enemy ammunition
CEB combat engineer battalion
CEC civil engineer corps
CECOM communications-electronics command
CEE captured enemy equipment
CEFT Corporate Electronic Funds Transfer
CEHC Counter Explosive Hazards Center (Army)
CELLEX cellular exploitation
CEMIRT civil engineer maintenance, inspection, and repair team
CENTRIXS Combined Enterprise Regional Information Exchange System
CEOI communications-electronics operating instructions
CEP Chairman’s Exercise Program
CERF Central Emergency Revolving Fund (UN)
CERFP chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives enhanced response force package
CERP Commanders’ Emergency Response Program
CERT computer emergency response team
CERT contingency engineering response team
CES Consumer Expenditure Survey
CEW civilian expeditionary workforce
CEXC combined explosives exploitation cell
CF carrier furnished
CF causeway ferry
CF conventional forces
CF-COP counterfire common operational picture
CFA critical factors analysis
CFACC combined force air component commander
CFB Canadian forces base
CFC Combined Forces Command, Korea
CFL coordinated fire line
CFLCC coalition forces land component commander
CFO chief financial officer
CFPM causeway ferry power module
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CFST coalition forces support team
CG Coast Guard
CG commanding general
CG-652 Coast Guard Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Policy Division
CGCG Coast Guard Cryptologic Group
CGCIS Coast Guard Counterintelligence Service
CGDEFOR Coast Guard defense force
CGI Common Gateway Interface
CGIS United States Coast Guard Investigative Service
CGP Coast Guard publication
CGTTP Coast Guard tactics, techniques, and procedures
CH contingency hospital
CHB cargo-handling battalion
CHCSS Chief, Central Security Service
CHD counterintelligence and human intelligence detachment
CHE cargo-handling equipment
CHE container handling equipment
CHRP contaminated human remains pouch
CI civilian internee
CI counterintelligence
CI/KR critical infrastructure and key resources
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
CIAP Central Intelligence Agency program
CIB combined information bureau
CIB controlled image base
CIC combat information center
CICA counterintelligence coordinating authority
CICR counterintelligence collection requirement
CID combat identification
CIDNE Combined Information Data Network Exchange
CIE collaborative information environment
CIE cultural intelligence element
CIEA classification, identification, and engagement area
CIFA counterintelligence field activity
CIL command information library
CIL critical information list
CIL critical item list
CIM civil information management
CIM compartmented information management
CIMIC civil-military cooperation
CIN cargo increment number
CIO chief information officer
CIO command intelligence officer
CIOC counterintelligence operations cell
CIOTA counterintelligence operational tasking authority
CIP critical infrastructure protection
CIR Change Implementation Request
CIS common item support
CISAR catastrophic incident search and rescue
CISD critical incident stress debriefing
CISO counterintelligence staff office
CITE computer intrusion technical exploitation
CITP counter-improvised explosive device targeting program
CIVMAR civil service mariner
CIVPOL civilian police
CJ-4 combined-joint logistics officer
CJCS Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
CJCSI Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff instruction
CJCSM Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff manual
CJDA critical joint duty assignment
CJE component joint data networks operations officer equivalent
CJEODC combined joint explosive ordnance disposal cell
CJFC combined joint force commander
CJLOTS combined joint logistics over-the-shore
CJMAB Central Joint Mortuary Affairs Board
CJOC Canada Joint Operations Command
CJSART Criminal Justice Sector Assessment Rating Tool
CJSMPT Coalition Joint Spectrum Management Planning Tool
CJTF combined joint task force (NATO)
CJTF commander, joint task force
CL coordination level
CLA landing craft, air cushion launch area
CLASSRO N class squadron
CLB combat logistics battalion
CLDP Commercial Law Development Program
CLF combat logistics force
CLF commander, landing force
CLIA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
CLPSB combatant commander logistic procurement support board
CLR combat logistics regiment
CLS contractor logistic support
CLT civil liaison team
CLZ cushion landing zone
CLZ landing craft, air cushion landing zone
cm centimeter
CM Chairman’s memorandum
CM collection manager
CM combination module
CM countermine
CM cruise missile
CM EOR engage on remote
CMA collection management authority
CMAA cooperative military airlift agreement
CMAOC Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Center
CMAT consequence management advisory team
CMC Commandant of the Marine Corps
CMC Office of Civilian-Military Cooperation (USAID)
CMCB civil-military coordination board
CMCC combined movement coordination center
CMD cruise missile defense
CMDO command military deception officer
CMDS Computer Misuse Detection System
CME civil-military engagement
CMM Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (USAID)
CMMA collection management mission application
CMO civil-military operations
CMO collection management office(r)
CMOC cargo movement operations center
CMOC civil-military operations center
CMOS cargo movement operations system
CMOS Cargo Movement Operations System (USAF)
CMP contractor management plan
CMPF Commander, Maritime Pre-positioning Force
CMSE Civil-Military Support Element
CMST consequence management support team
CN Common Name
CNBG commander, naval beach group
CNC Crime and Narcotics Center (CIA)
CNCI Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative
CNE computer network exploitation
CNGB Chief, National Guard Bureau
CNIC Commander, Navy Installations Command
CNM classified notice to mariners
CNMI Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
CNMOC Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command
CNO Chief of Naval Operations
CNR combat net radio
CNWDI critical nuclear weapons design information
CO Certifying Officer
CO commanding officer
CO cyberspace operations
COA course of action
COB contingency operating base
CoC Code of Conduct
COC combat operations center
COCO contractor-owned, contractor-operated
COCOM combatant command (command authority)
COD carrier onboard delivery
COD combat operations division
COE common operating environment
COE concept of employment
COEDMHA Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (USPACOM)
COF chief of fires
COF conduct of fire
COG center of gravity
COG continuity of government
COI community of interest
COI Critical Operational Issues
COIC counter-improvised explosive device operations integration center
COIC Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Operations/Intelligence Integration Center (JIEDDO)
COIN counterinsurgency
COL Certifying Officer Legislation
COLA Cost of Living Allowance
COLDS cargo offload and discharge system
COLISEUM community on-line intelligence system for end-users and managers
COLPRO collective protection
COLS concept of logistic support
COLT combat observation and lasing team
COM chief of mission
COM Collection Operations Management
COMAFFO R Commander, Air Force forces
COMAFSO AC Commander, Air Force Special Operations Air Component
COMALOC commercial air line of communications
COMARF OR Commander, Army forces
COMCAM combat camera
COMDTIN ST Commandant of the Coast Guard instruction
COMFLTC YBERCOM Commander, Fleet Cyber Command
COMINE WARCOM Commander, Mine Warfare Command
COMINT communications intelligence
COMLANT AREACOGARD Commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area
COMMAR FOR Commander, Marine Corps forces
COMNAV ELSG Commander, Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group
COMNAV FOR Commander, Navy forces
COMNAV METOCCOM Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command
COMNAV SURFLANT Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic
COMNAV SURFPAC Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific
COMNET communications network
Comp Gen Comptroller General of the United States
COMPAC AF Commander, Pacific Air Forces
COMPAC AREACOGARD Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area
COMPASS Computerized Movement Planning and Status System
COMSC Commander, Military Sealift Command
COMSCIN ST Command instruction
COMSEC communications security
COMSTAT communications status
COMSUBL ANT Commander Submarine Force, United States Atlantic Fleet
COMSUBP AC Commander Submarine Force, United States Pacific Fleet
COMTENT HFLT Commander, Tenth Fleet
COMUSFL TFORCOM Commander, United States Fleet Forces Command
COMUSPA CFLT Commander, United States Pacific Fleet
CONCAP construction capabilities contract (Navy)
CONCAP construction capabilities contract program
CONEX container express
CONOPS concept of operations
CONOPS Concepts of Operations
CONPLAN concept plan
CONPLAN operation plan in concept format
CONR Continental United States North American Aerospace Defense Command Region
CONUS Continental United States
CONUS Continental United States
CONUS C OLA Continental United States Cost of Living Allowance
COOP continuity of operations
COP common operational picture
COR Contracting Officer Representative
COR contracting officer representative
CORIVRO N Coastal Riverine Squadron
COS Chief of Staff
COSMIC North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) security category
COSR combat and operational stress reactions
COT commanding officer of troops
COTS cargo offload and transfer system
COTS Commercial Off the Shelf
COTS commercial off-the-shelf
CP Change Proposal
CP collection point
CP command post
CP contact point
CP control point
CP counterproliferation
CPD combat plans division
CPG Contingency Planning Guidance
CPI Consumer Price Index
CPO Chief Petty Officer
CPU central processing unit
CR Change Request
CR civil reconnaissance
CR critical requirement
CRA Continuing Resolution Authority
CRA Coordinating Review Authority
CRAF Civil Reserve Air Fleet
CRBM close-range ballistic missile
CRC Civilian Response Corps (DOS)
CRC coastal riverine company
CRC control and reporting center
CRC crisis reaction center
CRD chemical reconnaissance detachment
CRE contingency response element
CREAPER Communications and Radar Electronic Attack Planning Effectiveness Reference
CREW counter radio-controlled improvised explosive device electronic warfare
CRF coastal riverine force
CRF contingency response force
CRG contingency response group
CRIF cargo routing information file
CRL Certificate Revocation List
CRM collection requirements management
CRM comment resolution matrix
CrM crisis management
CRMx collection requirements matrix
CRO combat rescue officer
CROP common relevant operational picture
CRRC combat rubber raiding craft
CRS coastal riverine squadron
CRS Computerized Reservation System
CRSG country reconstruction and stabilization group
CRSP centralized receiving and shipping point
CRT chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives response team
CRT contingency response team
CRTS casualty receiving and treatment ship
CRW contingency response wing
CS call sign
CS circuit switch
CS combat support
CS critical source
CSA combat support agency
CSAR combat search and rescue
CSB contracting support brigade
CSB (MEB) combat support brigade (maneuver enhancement brigade)
CSC convoy support center
CSC International Convention for Safe Containers
CSCS country-specific security cooperation section
CSE combat support equipment
CSE contingency support element
CSE cyberspace support element
CSEL combat survivor evader locator
CSEL command senior enlisted leader
CSG carrier strike group
CSG cryptologic services group
CSG Cryptologic Support Group
CSIP contract support integration plan
CSL cooperative security location
CSNP causeway section, non-powered
CSO Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (DOS)
CSO Center for Special Operations (USSOCOM)
CSO contractor support to operations
CSOR contract statement of requirement
CSP campaign support plan
CSP career sea pay
CSP causeway section, powered
CSP contracting support plan
CSS Central Security Service (NSA)
CSS combat service support
CSSA combat service support area
CSSAMO combat service support automation management office
CSSB combat sustainment support battalion
CSSM contracted support synchronization matrix
CSST combat service support team
CSW coordinate seeking weapons
CT computed tomography
CT counterterrorism
CT country team
CTA common table of allowance
CTAF counterterrorism analytical framework
CTBT Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty
CTC cargo transfer company (USA)
CTD Civilian Travel Determination
CTDB combating terrorism database
CTEP combined training and education plan
CTF commander, task force
CTF counter threat finance
CTF IAMD commander, task force integrated air and missile defense
CTFP Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program
CTIP combating trafficking in persons
CTKB combating terrorism knowledge base
CTL candidate target list
CTN countering threat networks
CTP common tactical picture
CTR cooperative threat reduction
CTS commodity tracking system
CTS Contingency Tracking System
CTS controlled technical services
CTU commander, task unit
CTW Constructed Travel Worksheet (formerly Constructive)
CUI Common User Interface
CUI controlled unclassified information
CUL common-user logistics
CULT common-user land transportation
CV aircraft carrier
CV critical vulnerability
CVN aircraft carrier, nuclear
CVS commercial vendor services
CVT criticality-vulnerability-threat
CVW carrier air wing
CW chemical warfare
CW continuous wave
CWA chemical warfare agent
CWC Chemical Weapons Convention
CWC composite warfare commander
CWG Counter deception working group
CWMD countering weapons of mass destruction
CWP causeway pier
CWT customer wait time
CY calendar year
D-cell deployment cell
D/CIA Director, Central Intelligence Agency
D/T/ID detect/track/identify
D&D denial and deception
D&F determinations and findings
D&M detection and monitoring
D3A decide, detect, deliver, and assess
DA Department of the Army
DA direct action
DA Directorate for Mission Services (DIA)
DA double agent
DA&M Director of Administration and Management
DAA designated approving authority
DAADC deputy area air defense commander
DAAS defense automatic addressing system
DAB Defense Acquisition Board
DAC Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) counterintelligence and security activity
DAC Development Assistance Committee (OECD)
DAC Discretionary Access Control
DACAS digitally aided close air support
DACG departure airfield control group
DADS Defense Accounting and Disbursing System
DAF Department of the Air Force
DAFL directive authority for logistics
DAL defended asset list
DALIS Disaster Assistance Logistics Information System
DALS downed aviator locator system
DAO defense attaché́ office
DAR Defense Acquisition Regulation
DART disaster assistance response team DAS deep air support (USMC)
DASC direct air support center
DASC(A) direct air support center (airborne)
DASD(PS) Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Program Support)
DATT defense attaché́
DAWIA Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act
DBDB digital bathymetric database
DBDB-V digital bathymetric database variable
DBIDS Defense Biometric Identification System
DBMS Data Base Management System
DBMS Defense Business Management System
DBSMC Defense Business Systems Management Committee
DBSS Defense Blood Standard System
DBT design basis threat
DC Deputies Committee
DC direct current
DC dislocated civilian
DC3 Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center
DCA Defense Cooperation Agreements
DCA defensive counterair
DCAA Defense Contract Audit Agency
DCAM Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) customer assistance module
DCAPES Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments
DCCC defense collection coordination center
DCE defense coordinating element
DCGS distributed common ground/surface system
DCGS-A distributed common ground system-Army
DCGS-MC distributed common ground/surface system Marine Corps
DCHA Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (USAID)
DCHC Defense Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence Center
DCI defense critical infrastructure
DCI Director of Central Intelligence
DCID Director of Central Intelligence directive
DCIP Defense Critical Infrastructure Program
DCISE Defense Industrial Base Collaborative Information Sharing Environment
DCJTF deputy commander, joint task force
DCM defense collection manager
DCM Deputy chief of mission
DCMA Defense Contract Management Agency
DCME Defense Collection Management Enterprise
DCNO Deputy Chief of Naval Operations
DCO debarkation control officer
DCO Defense Connect Online
DCO defense coordinating officer
DCO defensive cyberspace operations
DCO-IDM defensive cyberspace operations - internal defensive measures
DCO-RA defensive cyberspace operations response actions
DCP data collection plan
DCP Defense Continuity Program
DCP detainee collection point
DCRF defense chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear response force
DCS Defense Collaboration Services
DCS deputy chief of staff
DCTC Defense Combating Terrorism Center
DCW Defense Collection Watch (DIA)
DD Department of Defense (form)
DD deputy director
DDA deputy development advisor
DDC Defense Distribution Center
DDE Defense Logistics Agency distribution expeditionary
DDED defense distribution expeditionary depot
DDI Director of Defense Intelligence
DDL digital data link
DDM Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Mapping
DDMS Deputy Director for Military Support (NRO)
DDN Defense Data Network
DDOC Deployment and Distribution Operations Center (USTRANSCOM)
DDP detailed deployment plan
DDR disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration
DDS Deployable Disbursing System
DDSBn deployment and distribution support battalion
DDSM Defense Distinguished Service Medal
DDST deployment and distribution support team
DE decedent effects
DE directed energy
DEA Drug Enforcement Administration (DOJ)
DEARAS Department of Defense Emergency Authorities Retrieval and Analysis System
DEBX Defense Electronic Business Exchange
DeCA Defense Commissary Agency
DEERS Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System
DEFSMAC Defense Special Missile and Aerospace Center
DEL deployable equipment list
DEP delayed entry program
DEPORD deployment order
DERP Defense Environmental Restoration Program
DES deception event schedule
DESC Defense Energy Support Center
DEST domestic emergency support team
DEW directed-energy warfare
DF dangerous fallout
DF direction finding
DFARS Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
DFAS Defense Finance and Accounting Service
DFC detention facility commander
DFE Defense Intelligence Agency forward element
DFE Defense Joint Intelligence Operations Center forward element
DFRIF Defense Freight Railway Interchange Fleet
DFSP defense fuel support point
DG defense guidance
DGC Data General Corporation
DGT designated ground target
DHA detainee holding area
DHB Defense Health Board
DHE defense human intelligence executor
DHE-M Defense Human Intelligence Enterprise-manual
DHHS Department of Health and Human Services
DHM defense human intelligence manager
DHP Defense Health Program
DHS Defense Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Service
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DI Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Directorate for Analysis
DI DIA Directorate for Intelligence Production
DI&E data integration and exploitation
DIA Defense Intelligence Agency
DIAM Defense Intelligence Agency manual
DIAP Defense Intelligence Analysis Program
DIAR Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) regulation
DIB defense industrial base
DIB defense institution building
DID Defense Intelligence Digest
DIDO designated intelligence disclosure official
DIE deception intelligence estimate
DIEB Defense Intelligence Executive Board
DIFC Defense Intelligence Fusion Centre
DIGO Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation (Australia)
DII Defense Information Infrastructure
DIJE Defense Intelligence Joint Environment (United Kingdom)
DIMOC Defense Imagery Management Operations Center
DINFOS Defense Information School
DIO defense intelligence officer
DIPF defense intelligence priorities framework
DIRI Defense Institution Reform Initiative
DIRINT Director of Intelligence (USMC)
DIRLAUTH direct liaison authorized
DIRMOBF OR director of mobility forces
DIRNSA Director, National Security Agency
DIRSPACE FOR Director of space forces (USAF)
DISA Defense Information Systems Agency
DISA-LO Defense Information Systems Agency - liaison officer
DISN Defense Information Systems Network
DISO deception in support of operations security
DISR Department of Defense Information Technology Standards Registry
DITSCAP DoD IT Security Certification and Accreditation Process
DJ-7 Director, Joint Staff Directorate for Joint Force Development
DJIOC Defense Joint Intelligence Operations Center
DJS Director, Joint Staff
DLA Defense Logistics Agency
DLA Dislocation Allowance
DLD digital liaison detachment
DLEA drug law enforcement agency
DLIS Defense Logistics Information Service
DLM defense logistics manual
DLMS Defense Logistics Management System
DLQ deck landing qualification
DLSA Defense Legal Services Agency
DM docking module
DMA Defense Media Activity
DMDC defense management data center
DMDC Defense Manpower Data Center
DMHS Defense Message Handling System
DMIGS Domestic Mobile Integrated Geospatial-Intelligence System
DMLSS Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support
DMM Defense Travel Administration Manual
DMMPO Defense Medical Materiel Program Office
DMORT Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team
DMSM Defense Meritorious Service Medal
DMSO Defense Modeling and Simulation Office
DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
DMT disaster management team (UN)
DMZ demilitarized zone
DN Distinguished Name
DNA deoxyribonucleic acid
DNBI disease and nonbattle injury
DNC digital nautical chart
DND Department of National Defence (Canada)
DNDO Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DHS)
DNI Director of National Intelligence
DNI Director of Naval Intelligence
DO Disbursing Officer
DOA days of ammunition
DOB date of birth
DOC Department of Commerce
DOC Department of State
DOC designed operational capability
DOCNET Doctrine Networked Education and Training
DOD Department of Defense
DODD Department of Defense directive
DoDFMR Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation
DODFMR Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation
DODI Department of Defense instruction
DODIC Department of Defense identification code
DODIIS Department of Defense Intelligence Information System
DODIN Department of Defense information network
DODM Department of Defense manual
DODS-CW MD Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction
DOE Department of Energy
DOEHRS Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Reporting System
DOHA Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals
DOI Department of the Interior
DOJ Department of Justice
DOL Department of Labor
DOMEX document and media exploitation
DON Department of the Navy
DOS days of supply
DOS denial of service
DOT Department of Transportation
DOTEO Department of Transportation emergency organization
DOTMLPF doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, and facilities
DOTMLPF -P doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, facilities, and policy
DOWG deception operations working group
DOX-T direct operational exchange-tactical
DP decisive point
DP displaced person
DPA danger pay allowance
DPA Defense Production Act
DPAA Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency
DPAP Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy
DPAS Defense Priorities and Allocation System
DPC deception planning cell
DPC Defense Planning Committee (NATO)
DPG Defense Planning Guidance
DPI desired point of impact
DPIP departing initial point
DPKO Department of Peacekeeping Operations (UN)
DPM dissemination program manager
DPMO Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office
DPO Defense Press Office
DPO distribution process owner
DPPDB digital point positioning database
DR dead reckoning
DR disaster relief
DR Discrepancy Report
DRL Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DOS)
DRMS Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service
DRO departmental requirements officer
DRRS Defense Readiness Reporting System
DRS detainee reporting system
DRSN Defense Red Switched Network
DRT decontamination and reconnaissance team
DS direct support
DS Directorate for Management and Chief Information Officer (DIA)
DS Directory Server
DSC Defense Supply Center
DSC defensive space control
DSC dual-status commander
DSCA Defense Security Cooperation Agency
DSCA defense support of civil authorities
DSCS Defense Satellite Communications System
DSE direct support element
DSF deployable specialized force
DSF District Stability Framework (USAID)
DSG Defense Strategic Guidance
DSM decision support matrix
DSN Defense Switched Network
DSO Defense Spectrum Organization
DSO defensive systems officer
DSP Defense Support Program
DSPD defense support to public diplomacy
DSR defense strategy review
DSRSG Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General
DSS Defense Security Service
DSS Distribution Standard System
DSS/ALOC direct support system/air line of communications
DSSCS Defense Special Security Communications System
DSSM Defense Superior Service Medal
DSSO defense sensitive support office
DSSR Department of State Standardized Regulation
DSSR Department of State Standardized Regulations
DST decision support template
DST Defense Logistics Agency support team
DST deployment support team
DST district support team
DSTS-G Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) Satellite Transmission Services - Global
DT Directorate for MASINT and Technical Collection (DIA)
DTA Defense Travel Administrator
DTA dynamic threat assessment
DTA MT DTA Maintenance Tool
DTAM defense terrorism awareness message
DTC defense transportation coordination
DTC Defense Travel Center
DTCI Defense Transportation Coordination Initiative
DTD Deployable Training Division
DTD detailed troop decontamination
DTED digital terrain elevation data
DTIB Defense Travel Improvement Board
DTIP Disruptive Technology Innovations Partnership (DIA)
DTIRP Defense Treaty Inspection Readiness Program
DTMO Defense Travel Management Office
DTO drug trafficking organization
DTOD Defense Table of Official Distances
DTR Defense Transportation Regulation
DTR Defense Travel Region
DTR 6 Defense Travel Region 6
DTRA Defense Threat Reduction Agency
DTS Defense Transportation System
DTS Defense Travel System
DTSA Defense Technology Security Administration
DTSC Defense Travel Steering Committee
DTST Defense Travel System-Tailored (sites without TMC and/or financial connectivity)
DTWR defense terrorism warning report
DU depleted uranium
DURC dual-use research of concern
DUSD deputy under Secretary of Defense
DUSD (CI &S) Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Counterintelligence and Security
DUSD(L& MR) Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness
DVA Department of Veterans Affairs
DVD digital video device
DVIDS Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System
DWAS Defense Working Capital Accounting System
DWAS Defense Working Capital Fund Accounting System
DWT deadweight tonnage
DZ drop zone
DZC drop zone controller
DZST drop zone support team
E total probable error
E-Space Electromagnetic-Space
E3 electromagnetic environmental effects
EA electronic attack
EA emergency action
EA executive agent
EAC emergency action committee
EAD earliest arrival date
EADRU Euro-Atlantic disaster response unit
EADS Eastern Air Defense Sector
EAES expeditionary aeromedical evacuation squadron
EAF expeditionary airfield
EAM emergency action message
EAP emergency action plan
EAPC Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
EAS Electronic Access System
EASTPAC eastern Pacific Ocean
EBS environmental baseline survey
EC electronic combat
ECC engineer coordination cell
ECC evacuation control center
ECES expeditionary civil engineer squadron
ECHA Executive Committee for Humanitarian Affairs (UN)
ECHO European Commission Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
ECM electromagnetic countermeasures
ECM electronic countermeasures
ECN Minimum Essential Emergency Communications Network
ECO electronic combat officer
ECOSOC Economic and Social Council (UN)
ECP entry control point
ECPN Electronic Commerce Processing Node
ECS expeditionary combat support
EDA Economic Development Administration (DOC)
EDA excess defense articles
EDI electronic data interchange
EDI-PI Electronic Data Interchange - Personal Identifier
EEA environmental executive agent
EEBD emergency escape breathing device
EECT end evening civil twilight
EED electro-explosive device
EED emergency-essential designation
EEDAC emergency essential Department of the Army civilian
EEE emergency and extraordinary expense
EEFI essential element of friendly information
EEI essential element of information
EENT end of evening nautical twilight
EEO equal employment opportunity
EER enlisted employee review
EEZ exclusive economic zone
EFAC emergency family assistance center
EFP explosively formed projectile
EFT electronic funds transfer
EGAT Bureau of Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade (USAID)
EGM Earth Gravity Model
eGPL Enhanced Geospatial Product Library (USAF)
EH explosive hazard
EHCC explosive hazards coordination cell
EHDB explosive hazard database
EHF extremely high frequency
EHO environmental health officer
EHRA environmental health risk assessment
EHSA environmental health site assessment
EHT explosive hazard team
EI environmental information
EID electrically initiated device
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
eJMAPS electronic Joint Manpower and Personnel System
EJPME enlisted joint professional military education
ELCAS elevated causeway system
ELCAS(M) elevated causeway system (modular)
ELINT electronic intelligence
ELIST enhanced logistics intratheater support tool
ELT emergency locator transmitter
EM electromagnetic
EM emergency management
EMAC emergency management assistance compact
EMALL electronic mall
EMBM electromagnetic battle management
EMC electromagnetic compatibility
EMCON emission control
EMD expeditionary military information support detachment
EME electromagnetic environment
EMEDS expeditionary medical support
EMF expeditionary medical facility
EMI electromagnetic interface
EMI electromagnetic interference
EMIO expanded maritime interception operations
EMOE electromagnetic operational environment
EMP electromagnetic pulse
EMS electromagnetic spectrum
EMS emergency medical services
EMSC electromagnetic spectrum control
EMSM electromagnetic spectrum manager
EMT emergency medical treatment
EMT expeditionary military information support team
EMU expeditionary medical unit
EMV electromagnetic vulnerability
EO electro-optical
EO executive order
EO-IR electro-optical-infrared
EO-IR electro-optical-infrared countermeasure
EOB electromagnetic order of battle
EOB electronic order of battle
EOB enemy order of battle
EOC emergency operating center
EOC emergency operations center
EOCA explosive ordnance clearance agent
EOD explosive ordnance disposal
EODB explosive ordnance disposal bulletin
EODESU explosive ordnance disposal expeditionary support unit
EODGRU explosive ordnance disposal group (Navy)
EODMU explosive ordnance disposal mobile unit
EODMU-1 explosive ordnance disposal mobile unit one
EODT&T explosive ordnance disposal technology and training
EODTEU explosive ordnance disposal training and evaluation unit
EODTIC Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technical Information Centre (NATO)
EP electronic protection
EP emergency preparedness
EP emergency procedures
EP excess property
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPA evasion plan of action
EPBS expeditionary prime base engineer emergency force squadron
EPC Emergency Procurement Committee
EPF expeditionary fast transport
EPH emergency planning handbook
EPIC El Paso Intelligence Center
EPIRB emergency position-indicating radio beacon
EPLO emergency preparedness liaison officer
EPU expeditionary port unit
EPW enemy prisoner of war
ERC emergency relief coordinator
ERC exercise related construction
ERDC Engineer Research and Development Center
ERG Emergency Response Guidebook
ERPSS En Route Patient Staging System
ERT emergency response team (FEMA)
ERT engineer reconnaissance team
ERU emergency response unit
ERW explosive remnants of war
ES electronic warfare support
ES executive secretariat
ES expeditionary salvage
ESAC Electromagnetic-Space Analysis Center (NSA)
ESB engineer support battalion
ESC expeditionary sustainment command
ESD expeditionary transfer dock
ESF Economic Support Fund
ESF emergency support function
ESG executive steering group
ESG expeditionary strike group
ESM expeditionary site mapping
ESMRM explosives safety munitions risk management
ESO environmental science officer
ESO Expeditionary Support Organization (DFAS)
ESOH environmental, safety, and occupational health
ESORTS Enhanced Status of Resources and Training System
ESP engineer support plan
ESR external supported recovery
EST embarked security team
ET electronics technician
ETA estimated time of arrival
ETD estimated time of departure
ETF electronic target folder
ETM essential tasks matrix
ETO Emergency Transportation Operations (DOT)
ETSS extended training service specialist
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EU European Union
EUSC effective United States controlled
EUSCS effective United States-controlled ships
EV WHS Enhanced View Web Hosting Service
EVC evasion chart
EVE equal value exchange
EW early warning
EW electronic warfare
EWC electronic warfare cell
EWCA electronic warfare control authority
EWCC electronic warfare coordination cell
EWE electronic warfare element
EWG electronic warfare group
EWO electronic warfare officer
EWTS Enterprise Web Training System
EWWG electronic warfare working group
EXECSEC executive secretary
EXORD execute order
EXU1 Expeditionary Exploitation Unit One
EZ exchange zone
F Fahrenheit
F/AD force/activity designator
F&ES fire and emergency services
F2T2EA find, fix, track, target, engage, and assess
F3EAD find, fix, finish, exploit, analyze, and disseminate
FA feasibility assessment
FA field artillery
FAA Federal Aviation Administration (DOT)
FAA Foreign Assistance Act
FAAO Federal Aviation Administration order
FAC forward air controller
FAC(A) forward air controller (airborne)
FACE forward aviation combat engineering
FACT field advance civilian team
FACT field assessment and coordination team
FADM force allocation decision matrix
FAH final attack heading
FAH foreign affairs handbook
FALOP Forward Area Limited Observing Program
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization (UN)
FAO foreign area officer
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FAR formal assessment report
FARC flyaway recompression chamber
FARC Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
FARP forward arming and refueling point
FAS Field Advisory Service
FAS Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA)
FAS frequency assignment subcommittee
FASCAM family of scatterable mines
FAST fleet antiterrorism security team
FASTDATA Fund Administration and Standardized Document Automation
FB forward boundary
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation (DOJ)
FBIS Foreign Broadcast Information Service
FC final coordination
FC fires cell (Army)
FC floating causeway
FCA Foreign Claims Act
FCAC Functional combatant commander
FCC Federal Communications Commission
FCE forward command element
FCO federal coordinating officer
FCP functional campaign plan
FCT firepower control team
FD first draft
FD from temporary duty
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FDC fire direction center
FDDI Fiber Distributed Data Interface
FDO flexible deterrent option
FDO flight deck officer
FDO foreign disclosure officer
FDP forward distribution point
FDPMU forward-deployable preventive medicine unit
FDR foreign disaster relief
FDTA Finance Defense Travel Administrator
FE fires element
FEA front-end analysis
FEBA forward edge of the battle area
FEC facilities engineering command
FEI forensic-enabled intelligence
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS)
FEP foreign excess property
FEPP foreign excess personal property
FES fire emergency services
FEST foreign emergency support team
FEST forward engineer support team
FET facility engineer team
FEZ fighter engagement zone
FFA free-fire area
FFC force fires coordinator
FFCC force fires coordination center (USMC)
FFE field force engineering
FFE flame field expedient
FFIR friendly force information requirement
FFP fresh frozen plasma
FFP Office of Food for Peace (DOS)
FFT friendly force tracking
FGS final governing standard
FGS Force Generation Service (UN)
FH fleet hospital
FHA Bureau for Food and Humanitarian Assistance
FHA foreign humanitarian assistance
FHP force health protection
FHWA Federal Highway Administration (DOT)
FI foreign intelligence
FICA Federal Insurance Contribution Act
FID foreign internal defense
FIE fly-in echelon
FIE foreign intelligence entity
FinCEN Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standard
FIS Foreign Intelligence Service
FISINT foreign instrumentation signals intelligence
FISS foreign intelligence and security services
FIST fire support team
FITW Federal Income Tax Withholding
FLC fleet intelligence support team
FLC fleet logistics center
FLETC Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (DHS)
FLIP flight information publication
FLIR forward-looking infrared
FLITE federal legal information through electronics
FLO/FLO float-on/float-off
FLOT forward line of own troops
FLS forward logistic site
FLSG force logistic support group
FLTCYBER COM Fleet Cyber Command (Navy)
FLTSAT fleet satellite
FLTSATCO M fleet satellite communications
FM field manual (Army)
FM financial management
FM force module
FM frequency modulation
FM/A functional manager for analysis
FMA foreign materiel acquisition
FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
FMF foreign military financing
FMFP foreign military financing program
FMO frequency management office
FMO functional manager office
FMP foreign materiel program
FMR Financial Management Regulation
FMRs Fair Market Rents
FMS force module subsystem
FMS foreign military sales
FMTS Fourth Estate Manpower Tracking System
FMV full motion video
FN foreign nation
FNMOD Fleet Numerical Meteorological and Oceanographic Detachment
FNS foreign nation support
FO forward observer
FOB forward operating base
FOC full operational capability
FOD field operations division
FOD foreign object damage
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FOP Form of Payment
FORCE fuels operational readiness capability equipment (Air Force)
FORSCOM United States Army Forces Command
FOS forward operating site
FOS full operational status
FOUO for official use only
FOV field of view
FP firing point
FP force protection
FP force provider
FPA foreign policy advisor
FPCON force protection condition
FPD force protection detachment
FPD foreign post differential
FPF final protective fire
FPLP Federal Premiere Lodging Program
FPO fleet post office
FPOC focal point operations center
FPS Federal Protective Service (DHS)
FPWG force protection working group
FRA Federal Railroad Administration (DOT)
FRAGORD fragmentary order
FRC forward resuscitative care
FRMAC Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center (DOE)
FRN force requirement number
FRO flexible response option
FRRS frequency resource record system
FRTP fleet response training plan
FSA Family Separation Allowance
FSA fire support area
FSB fire support base
FSB forward staging base
FSC fire support cell
FSC fire support coordinator (USMC)
FSCC fire support coordination center (USMC)
FSCL fire support coordination line
FSCM fire support coordination measure
FSCOORD fire support coordinator (Army)
FSE fire support element
FSEM fire support execution matrix
FSF foreign security forces
FSI Foreign Service Institute
FSN foreign service national
FSO Financial Services Officer
FSO fire support officer
FSP functional support plan
FSR field service representative
FSRT fatality search and recovery team
FSS fast sealift ship
FSS fire support station
FSSP fuel system supply point
FST fire support task
FSW feet of seawater
ft feet
ft foot
ft3 cubic feet
FTN force tracking number
FTO foreign terrorist organization
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FTR Federal Travel Regulation
FW fixed-wing
FWA fraud, waste, and abuse
FWC fleet weather center
FY fiscal year
FY1 current fiscal year
FY2 budget year
FY3 program year
FY4 out year
FY5 out year
FYDP Future Years Defense Program
G-1 Army or Marine Corps component manpower or personnel staff officer (Army division or higher staff, Marine Corps brigade or higher staff)
G-2 Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence
G-2 Army or Marine Corps component intelligence staff officer (Army division or higher staff, Marine Corps brigade or higher staff)
G-2X Army counterintelligence and human intelligence staff element
G-3 Army or Marine Corps component operations staff officer (Army division or higher staff, Marine Corps brigade or higher staff)
G-3 assistant chief of staff, operations
G-4 Army or Marine Corps component logistics staff officer (Army division or higher staff, Marine Corps brigade or higher staff)
G-4 Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics
G-5 assistant chief of staff, plans
G-6 Army or Marine Corps component command, control, communications, and computer systems staff officer
G-6 assistant chief of staff for communications
G-6 signal staff officer (Army)
G-7 Army component information operations staff officer
G-7 assistant chief of staff, information engagement
G-TSCMIS Global Theater Security Cooperation Management Information System
G/VLLD ground/vehicle laser locator designator
GA geospatial analyst
GA Group Authorization
GAFS General Accounting and Finance System
GAFS General Accounting Financial Systems
GAMSS Global Air Mobility Support System
GAO Government Accountability Office
GAR gateway access request
GARS Global Area Reference System
GARS Government Administrative Rate Supplement
GAT governmental assistance team
GATES Global Air Transportation Execution System
GATES Global Air Transportation Execution System
GBL government bill of lading
GBR ground-based radar
GBS Global Broadcast Service
GBS Global Broadcast System
GC general counsel
GC Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War
GCC geographic combatant commander
GCC Global contingency construction
GCCC global contingency construction contract
GCCMAC Global Contingency Construction Multiple Award Contract (Navy)
GCCS Global Command and Control System
GCCS-A Global Command and Control System-Army
GCCS-I3 Global Command and Control System-Integrated Imagery and Intelligence
GCCS-J Global Command and Control System-Joint
GCCS-M Global Command and Control System-Maritime
GCE ground combat element (USMC)
GCI ground control intercept
GCM global container manager
GCM Global Information Grid (GIG) Content Management
GCP global campaign plan
GCP ground commander’s pointer
GCP-CWM D Global Campaign Plan for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction
GCS ground control station
GCSC global contingency service contract
GCSMAC Global Contingency Services Multiple Award Contract (Navy)
GCSS Global Command Support System
GCSS-J Global Combat Support System-Joint
GDF Guidance for Development of the Force
GDIP General Defense Intelligence Program
GDP global defense posture
GDP gross domestic product
GDS Global Distribution System
GDSS Global Decision Support System
GE general engineering
GEF Guidance for Employment of the Force
GEM Global Information Grid (GIG) Enterprise Management
GENTEXT general text
GEO geosynchronous Earth orbit
GEOINT geospatial intelligence
GEOLOC geographic location
GEOREF geographic reference
GETS Geospatial Intelligence Enterprise Tasking, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination Services
GEX Global Exchange
GFE government-furnished equipment
GFM global force management
GFM global freight management
GFMAP Global Force Management Allocation Plan
GFMB Global Force Management Board
GFMIG Global Force Management Implementation Guidance
GFP government-furnished property
GFS global fleet station
GFS government-furnished support
GHz gigahertz
GI geomatics and imagery
GI&S geospatial information and services
GIANT Global Positioning System Interference and Navigation Tool
GIBCO geospatial-intelligence base for contingency operations
GICNT Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism
GIE global information environment
GIMS Geospatial Intelligence Information Management Services
GIO Geospatial Intelligence Organisation (New Zealand)
GIP gridded installation photograph
GIS geographic information system
GL government-leased
GLCM ground-launched cruise missile
GLD ground liaison detachment
GLINT gated laser intensifier
GLO ground liaison officer
GLOC ground line of communications
GLTD ground laser target designator
GMD ground-based midcourse defense
GMDSS Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
GMI general military intelligence
GMLRS Global Positioning System Multiple Launch Rocket System
GMP global maritime partnership
GMR Government Meal Rate
GMSC Global Mission Support Center (USSOCOM)
GMTI ground moving target indicator
GNA Global Information Grid (GIG) Network Assurance
GNCC global network operations center
GND Global Information Grid (GIG) Network Defense
GNSC global network operations support center
GNSS global navigation satellite system
GNZ Geospatial Intelligence New Zealand
GO government-owned
GO/FO general officer/flag officer
GOTS government off-the-shelf
GPC geospatial planning cell
GPC government purchase card
GPD gallons per day
GPE geospatial intelligence preparation of the environment
GPEC Global Posture Executive Council
GPL Geospatial Product Library
GPM gallons per minute
GPM global pallet manager
GPMIC Global Patient Movement Integration Center
GPMJAB Global Patient Movement Joint Advisory Board
GPMRC Global Patient Movement Requirements Center
GPOI Global Peace Operations Initiative
GPS Global Positioning System
GPSOC Global Positioning System Operations Center
GPW Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War
GRG gridded reference graphic
GRL global reach laydown
GROOVE Geospatial Requirements One-Stop Visualization Environment
GS general service
GS general support
GSA General Services Administration
GSA General Services Administration
GSE ground support equipment
GSO general services officer
GSORTS Global Status of Resources and Training System
GSR general support-reinforcing
GSR ground surveillance radar
GSSC global satellite communications (SATCOM) support center
GST geospatial support team
GTA Government Transportation Account
GTA graphic training aid
GTAS ground-to-air signals
GTCC Government Travel Charge Card
GTL gun-target line
GTM global transportation management
GTN Global Transportation Network
GTR Government Transportation Request
GUI Graphical User Interface
GWS Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field
GWS Sea Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded, Sick, and Shipwrecked Members of the Armed Forces at Sea
H&S headquarters and service
HA holding area
HA humanitarian assistance
HAC human intelligence analysis cell
HACC humanitarian assistance coordination center
HAP Homeowners Assistance Program
HAP humanitarian assistance program
HARC human intelligence analysis and reporting cell
HAST humanitarian assistance survey team
HAZMAT hazardous materials
HBCT heavy brigade combat team
HC Directorate for Human Capital (DIA)
HC humanitarian coordinator
HCA head of contracting activity
HCA humanitarian and civic assistance
HCCC harbormaster command and control center
HCO helicopter control officer
HCS helicopter coordination section
HD harbor defense
HD homeland defense
HDC harbor defense commander
HDC helicopter direction center
HDCU harbor defense command unit
HDM humanitarian demining
HDO humanitarian demining operations
HDR humanitarian daily ration
HDTC Humanitarian Demining Training Center
HE high explosives
HEI high explosives incendiary
HEMP high-altitude electromagnetic pulse
HEO highly elliptical orbit
HEPA high efficiency particulate air
HERF hazards of electromagnetic radiation to fuels
HERO hazards of electromagnetic radiation to ordnance
HERP hazards of electromagnetic radiation to personnel
HEWSweb Humanitarian Early Warning Service
HF high frequency
HFA human factors analysis
HFP hostile fire pay
HHC headquarters and headquarters company
HHG Household Goods
HHQ higher headquarters
HIC humanitarian information center
HIDACZ high-density airspace control zone
HIFLD homeland infrastructure foundation-level data
HIFR helicopter in-flight refueling
HIMAD high-to-medium-altitude air defense
HIMARS High Mobility Artillery Rocket System
HIMEZ high-altitude missile engagement zone
HIRTA high intensity radio transmission area
HIU humanitarian information unit (DOS)
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HMA humanitarian mine action
HMCS helmet-mounted cueing system
HMIRS Hazardous Material Information Resource System
HMMWV high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle
HMOD harbormaster operations detachment
HN host nation
HNC host-nation coordination
HNCC host nation coordination center
HNS host-nation support
HNSCC host-nation support coordination cell
HNSF host-nation security forces
HOB height of burst
HOC human intelligence operations cell
HOC humanitarian operations center
HOCC humanitarian operations coordination center
HOM head of mission
HOSTAC helicopter operations from ships other than aircraft carriers (USN publication)
HPM high-power microwave
HPT high-payoff target
HQ headquarters
HQCOMD T headquarters commandant
HQDA Headquarters, Department of the Army HQMC Headquarters, Marine Corps
HR helicopter request
HR hostage rescue
HRB high-risk billet
HRC high-risk-of-capture
HRC Human Resources Command
HRF homeland response force HRI high risk of isolation
HRO humanitarian relief organizations
HRP high-risk personnel
HRP human remains pouch
HRT health response team
HS health services
HS helicopter antisubmarine (Navy)
HS homeland security
HSC helicopter sea combat (Navy)
HSC Homeland Security Council
HSD health service delivery
HSI hyperspectral imagery
HSI Office of Homeland Security Investigations (DHS)
HSIN Homeland Security Information Network (DHS)
HSIP Homeland Security Infrastructure Program
HSM Humanitarian Service Medal
HSPD Homeland Security Presidential directive
HSS health service support
HST high-speed transport
HSV high-speed vessel
HTML Hypertext Markup Language
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPD Hypertext Transfer Protocol Daemon
HUD Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUMINT human intelligence
HUMRO humanitarian relief operation
HVA high-value asset
HVAA high-value airborne asset
HVAC heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
HVCDS high-velocity container delivery system
HVI high-value individual
HVT high-value target
HW hazardous waste
Hz hertz
I/R IR integrated planning team
I/R IR Integrated Product Team
I/R IR Intelligence planning team internment/resettlement
I/T interpreter and translator
I&A Identification and Authentication
I&A Office of Intelligence and Analysis (DHS)
I2 identity intelligence
I2SP identity intelligence support packet
I2WD Intelligence and Information Warfare Division (Army)
IA imagery analyst
IA implementing arrangement
IA individual augmentee
IA information assurance
IAA incident area assessment
IAA incident awareness and assessment
IADS integrated air defense system
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency (UN)
IAM inertially aided munition
IAMD integrated air and missile defense
IAMSAR International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue manual
IAP incident action plan
IAP integrated assessment and planning
IAP international airport
IAPP Interagency Partnership Program
IAS International Assistance System
IASC Inter-Agency Standing Committee (UN)
IAVA Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert
IAVM information assurance vulnerability management
IAW in accordance with
IBA Individually Billed Account
IBB International Broadcasting Bureau
IBCT infantry brigade combat team
IBET integrated border enforcement team
IBOP International Balance of Payments
IBS Integrated Booking System
IBS integrated broadcast service
IBS Integrated Broadcast System
IBS-I Integrated Broadcast Service-Interactive
IBS-S Integrated Broadcast Service-Simplex
IBT Internet-Based Training
IBT/CBT Internet-Based Training and Computer-Based Training
IC incident commander
IC intelligence community
IC/EXCOM Intelligence Community Executive Committee
IC3 integrated command, control, and communications
ICAF Interagency Conflict Assessment Framework (DOS)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
ICAT interagency conflict assessment team
ICBM intercontinental ballistic missile
ICBRN-R international chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear response
ICC information coordination center
ICC Intelligence Coordination Center (USCG)
ICC International Criminal Court
ICD intelligence community directive
ICDS improved container delivery system
ICE Immigration and Customs Enforcement (DHS)
ICEPP Incident Communications Emergency Policy and Procedures
ICF intelligence contingency funds
ICIS integrated consumable item support
ICITAP International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (DOJ)
ICJ International Court of Justice
ICM image city map
ICODES Integrated Computerized Deployment System
ICP intertheater communications security package
ICP inventory control point
ICR Intelligence Collection Requirements
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross
ICS incident command system
ICS integrated country strategy
ICS intelligence community standard
ICT information and communications technology
ICU intensive care unit
ICVA International Council of Voluntary Agencies
ICW In Conjunction With
ICW in coordination with
ID identification
ID identifier
ID initiating directive
ID/IQ indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity
IDAD internal defense and development
IDENT Automated Biometric Identification System (DHS)
IDF indirect fire
IDL integrated distribution lane
IDL International Date Line
IDM improved data modem
IDP imagery derived product
IDP imminent danger pay
IDP internally displaced person
IDRA infectious disease risk assessment
IDSRS Integrated Defense Source Registration System
IDT Inactive Duty Training
IE Incidental Expenses
IED improvised explosive device
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEM installation emergency management
IER information exchange requirement
IFC intelligence fusion center
IFF identification, friend or foe
IFO integrated financial operations
IFO intermediate fuel oil
IFP integrated force package
IFR instrument flight rules
IFRC International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IG inspector general
IGC Integrated Data Environment/Global Transportation Network Convergence
IGL intelligence gain/loss
IHC international humanitarian community
IHO industrial hygiene officer
IHS international health specialist
IICT Interagency Intelligence Committee on Counterterrorism
IIP Bureau of International Information Programs (DOS)
IIP interagency implementation plan
IIR intelligence information report
ILAB Bureau of International Labor Affairs (DOL)
ILO in lieu of
ILO International Labor Organization (UN)
ILOC integrated line of communications
ILS integrated logistic support
ILT Instruction Led Training
IM information management
IM intermediate module
IMA individual mobilization augmentee
IMAAC Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center
IMC instrument meteorological conditions
IMDG international maritime dangerous goods (UN)
IMET international military education and training
IMF International Monetary Fund (UN)
IMINT imagery intelligence
IMM integrated materiel management
IMM intelligence mission management
IMO information management officer
IMO International Maritime Organization
IMP information management plan
IMP inventory management plan
IMPP integrated mission planning process
IMPT integrated mission planning team
IMRL individual material requirements list
IMS information management system
IMS interagency management system
IMS Interagency Management System for Reconstruction and Stabilization
IMSP information management support plan
IMTF integrated mission task force
INCLE International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement (DOS)
IND improvised nuclear device
INDRAC Interagency Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Database of Responsibilities, Authorities, and Capabilities
INFLTREP inflight report
INFOCON information operations condition
INL Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (DOS)
INLS improved Navy lighterage system
INM international narcotics matters
INMARSA T international maritime satellite
INR Bureau of Intelligence and Research (DOS)
INS inertial navigation system
INSARAG International Search and Rescue Advisory Group
INSCOM United States Army Intelligence and Security Command
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
InterActio n American Council for Voluntary International Action
INTERPOL international police
IO information operations
IOB intelligence oversight board
IOC Initial Operational Capability
IOCB information operations coordination board
IOII information operations intelligence integration
IOM International Organization for Migration
IOSS Interagency Operations Security Support Staff
IOW information operations wing
IOWG information operations working group
IP initial point
IP initial position
IP intelligence planning
IP Internet protocol
IPA intelligence production agency
IPB intelligence preparation of the battlespace
IPC integration planning cell
IPC interagency planning cell
IPC interagency policy committee
IPDP inland petroleum distribution plan
IPDS inland petroleum distribution system (Army)
IPE individual protective equipment
IPG isolated personnel guidance
IPI indigenous populations and institutions
IPOE intelligence preparation of the operational environment
IPP impact point prediction
IPR in-progress review
IPR F plan approval in-progress review
IPS Integrated Planning System (DHS)
IPT Integrated Process Team
IPT Interim Polar System
IR incident report
IR information requirement
IR infrared
IR intelligence requirement
IR pointer infrared pointer
IRA Provisional Irish Republican Army
IRAC Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee (DOC)
IRBM intermediate-range ballistic missile
IRC information-related capability
IRCM infrared countermeasures
IRCM internet relay chat
IRR Individual Ready Reserve
IRS Internal Revenue Service
IRSCC interagency remote sensing coordination cell
IRTPA Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act
IS information superiority
IS information system
ISA individual Service augmentee
ISA international standardization agreement
ISAC information sharing and analysis center
ISAF International Security Assistance Force
ISB intermediate staging base
ISDDC Integrated Mission Support for Surface Deployment and Distribution Command
ISDM information dissemination management
ISE information sharing environment
ISG isolated soldier guidance
ISI2R identify, separate, isolate, influence, and reintegrate
ISIL Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
ISN Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation (DOS)
ISN internment serial number
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ISO isolation
ISOPAK International Organization for Standardization package
ISOPREP isolated personnel report
ISR intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance
ISR WG Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing
ISRD intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance division
ISRLO intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance liaison officer (USAF)
ISS in-system select
ISU internal airlift or helicopter slingable container unit
IT information system technician
IT information technology
ITA International Trade Administration (DOC)
ITA Invitational Travel Authorization
ITF intelligence task force (DIA)
ITL intelligence task list
ITO installation transportation officer
ITU International Telecommunications Union
ITV in-transit visibility
ITW/AA integrated tactical warning and attack assessment
IV intravenous
IW irregular warfare
IWC information operations warfare commander
IWG intelligence working group
IWG interagency working group
IWW inland waterway
IWWS inland waterway system
J-1 manpower and personnel directorate of a joint staff
J-2 intelligence directorate of a joint staff
J-2E joint force exploitation staff element
J-2X joint force counterintelligence and human intelligence staff element
J-3 operations directorate of a joint staff
J-31 Joint Force Coordinator (Joint Staff)
J-35 future operations cell
J-39 DDGO Joint Staff, Deputy Director for Global Operations
J-4 logistics directorate of a joint staff
J-5 plans directorate of a joint staff
J-6 communications system directorate of a joint staff
J-7 engineering staff section of a joint staff
J-7 Joint Staff Directorate for Joint Force Development
J-7 operational plans and interoperability directorate of a joint staff
J-7 training directorate of a joint staff
J-8 force structure, resource, and assessment directorate of a joint staff
J-8 Joint Staff Directorate for Force Structure, Resource, and Assessment
J-9 civil-military operations directorate of a joint staff
JA judge advocate
JA/ATT joint airborne and air transportability training
JAARS Joint After-Action Reporting System
JAAT joint air attack team
JAC joint analysis center
JACCE joint air component coordination element
JACE joint air coordination element
JACS joint automated communication-electronics operating instructions system
JADOC Joint Air Defense Operations Center (NORAD)
JADOCS Joint Automated Deep Operations Coordination System
JAG judge advocate general
JAGIC joint air-ground integration center
JAMMS Joint Asset Movement Management System
JAOC joint air operations center
JAOP joint air operations plan
JARN joint air request net
JASSM joint air-to-surface standoff missile
JAT joint assessment team
JBPO joint blood program office
JCA joint capability area
JCASO Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office (DLA)
JCC joint collaboration cell
JCC joint contracting center
JCC joint cyberspace center
JCCA joint combat capability assessment
JCCC Joint Combat Camera Center
JCCC joint communications control center
JCCSE Joint Continental United States Communications Support Environment
JCEOI joint communications-electronics operating instructions
JCET joint combined exchange training
JCEWR joint coordination of electronic warfare reprogramming
JCEWS joint force commander’s electronic warfare staff
JCISA Joint Command Information Systems Activity
JCIU joint counterintelligence unit
JCMA joint communications security monitoring activity
JCMB joint collection management board
JCMEB joint civil-military engineering board
JCMEC joint captured materiel exploitation center
JCMEC Joint Captured Materiel Exploitation Center (DIA)
JCMO joint communications security management office
JCMOTF joint civil-military operations task force
JCMS Joint Construction Management System
JCN joint communications network
JCN joint communications node
JCRM Joint Capabilities Requirements Manager
JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff
JCSB joint contracting support board
JCSE joint communications support element
JCSE Joint Communications Support Element (USTRANSCOM)
JD Joint Determination
JDAM Joint Direct Attack Munition
JDAT joint deployable analysis team
JDD joint doctrine distribution
JDDC joint doctrine development community
JDDE joint deployment and distribution enterprise
JDDOC joint deployment and distribution operations center
JDDT joint doctrine development tool
JDEC joint document exploitation center
JDEIS Joint Doctrine, Education, and Training Electronic Information System
JDET joint distribution enabling team
JDIGS Joint Digital Information Gathering System
JDISS joint deployable intelligence support system
JDN joint data network
JDN joint doctrine note
JDNC joint data network operations cell
JDNO joint data network operations officer
JDOMS Joint Director of Military Support
JDPC Joint Doctrine Planning Conference
JDPI joint desired point of impact
JDPO joint deployment process owner
JDTC Joint Deployment Training Center
JECC Joint Enabling Capabilities Command (USTRANSCOM)
JED Joint Education and Doctrine
JEDD Joint Education and Doctrine Division
JEFF Joint Expeditionary Forensic Facility (Army)
JEL Joint Electronic Library
JEL+ Joint Electronic Library Plus
JEMB joint environmental management board
JEMSMO joint electromagnetic spectrum management operations
JEMSO joint electromagnetic spectrum operations
JENM joint enterprise network manager
JEODOC joint explosives ordnance disposal operations center
JEODTF joint explosives ordnance disposal task force
JEP Joint Exercise Program
JEPES Joint Engineer Planning and Execution System
JET joint expeditionary team
JET Joint Operation Planning and Execution System editing tool
JEWC Joint Electronic Warfare Center
JEWCS Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (NATO)
JEZ joint engagement zone
JFACC joint force air component commander
JFAST Joint Flow and Analysis System for Transportation
JFC joint force commander
JFCC joint functional component command
JFCC NW Joint Functional Component Command for Network Warfare
JFCC-GS Joint Functional Component Command for Global Strike
JFCC-IMD Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense
JFCC-ISR Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (USSTRATCOM)
JFCC-Spac e Joint Functional Component Command for Space (USSTRATCOM)
JFCH joint force chaplain
JFE joint fires element
JFHQ joint force headquarters
JFHQ–NCR Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region
JFHQ–Stat e joint force headquarters-state
JFLCC joint force land component commander
JFM joint functional manager
JFMC joint fleet mail center
JFMCC joint force maritime component commander
JFMO joint frequency management office
JFO joint field office
JFO joint fires observer
JFP joint force provider
JFP Joint Frequency Panel (MCEB)
JFRG II joint force requirements generator II
JFS joint force surgeon
JFSOCC joint force special operations component commander
JFTR joint Federal travel regulations
JFUB joint facilities utilization board
JGWE joint global warning enterprise
JHNS Joint Hometown News Service
JHSV joint high-speed vessel
JIA joint individual augmentation
JIA joint individual augmentee
JIACG joint interagency coordination group
JIATF joint interagency task force
JIATF-S Joint Interagency Task Force-South
JIATF-W Joint Interagency Task Force-West
JIC joint information center
JICC joint interface control cell
JICO joint interface control officer
JIDC joint interrogation and debriefing center
JIDO Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (DTRA)
JIEE Joint Information Exchange Environment
JIEP joint intelligence estimate for planning
JIMB joint information management board
JIMPP joint industrial mobilization planning process
JIO joint interrogation operations
JIOC joint intelligence operations center
JIOC-SOU TH Joint Intelligence Operations Center, South
JIOC-TRA NS Joint Intelligence Operations Center–Transportation (USTRANSCOM)
JIOCPAC Joint Intelligence Operations Center, Pacific
JIOWC Joint Information Operations Warfare Center
JIPCL joint integrated prioritized collection list
JIPOE joint intelligence preparation of the operational environment
JIPTL joint integrated prioritized target list
JIS joint information system
JISE joint intelligence support element
JITC Joint Interoperability Test Command
JITF-CT Joint Intelligence Task Force for Combating Terrorism
JIVU Joint Intelligence Virtual University
JKnIFE Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization Knowledge and Information Fusion Exchange
JLCC joint lighterage control center
JLCC joint logistics coordination center
JLE joint logistics environment
JLEnt joint logistics enterprise
JLLIS Joint Lessons Learned Information System
JLLP Joint Lessons Learned Program
JLOA joint logistics over-the-shore operation area
JLOC joint logistics operations center
JLOTS joint logistics over-the-shore
JLRC joint logistics readiness center
JLSB joint line of communications security board
JLSE joint legal support element
JLSG joint logistic support group
JMAC Joint Mortuary Affairs Center (Army)
JMAO joint mortuary affairs office
JMAR joint medical asset repository
JMAT joint medical analysis tool
JMC joint movement center
JMCC joint meteorological and oceanographic coordination cell
JMCG joint movement control group
JMCO joint meteorological and oceanographic coordination organization
JMD joint manning document
JMEEL joint mission-essential equipment list
JMEM Joint Munitions Effectiveness Manual
JMET joint mission-essential task
JMETL joint mission-essential task list
JMIC joint modular intermodal container
JMICS Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System mobile integrated communications system
JMIE joint maritime information element
JMIP joint military intelligence program
JMISTF joint military information support task force
JMITC Joint Military Intelligence Training Center
JMMT joint military mail terminal
JMO joint maritime operations
JMO joint meteorological and oceanographic officer
JMO joint munitions office
JMOC joint medical operations center
JMP joint manpower program
JMPA joint military postal activity
JMPAB Joint Materiel Priorities and Allocation Board
JMPS Joint Mission Planning System
JMPT Joint Medical Planning Tool
JMRR Joint Monthly Readiness Review
JMTCA joint munitions transportation coordinating activity
JMUA Joint Meritorious Unit Award
JMWG joint medical working group
JNCC joint network operations control center
JNMS joint network management system
JNSC Joint Navigation Warfare Center Navigation Warfare Support Cell
JNWC Joint Navigation Warfare Center
JOA joint operations area
JOAF joint operations area forecast
JOC joint operations center
JOCC joint operations command center
JOERAD joint spectrum center ordnance electromagnetic environmental effects risk assessment database
JOG joint operations graphic
JON Job Order Number
JOPES Joint Operation Planning and Execution System
JOPG joint operations planning group
JOPPA joint operation planning process for air
JOSE Joint Operations Security Support Element (Joint Staff)
JOTC joint operations tasking center
JP joint publication
JP4 jet propulsion fuel, type 4
JP5 jet propulsion fuel, type 5
JP8 jet propulsion fuel, type 8
JPAC joint planning augmentation cell
JPAC Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command
JPADS joint precision airdrop system
JPAG Joint Planning Advisory Group
JPARR joint personnel accountability reconciliation and reporting
JPASE joint public affairs support element
JPASE Joint Public Affairs Support Element (USTRANSCOM)
JPC joint postal cell
JPEC joint planning and execution community
JPED joint personal effects depot
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
JPERSTAT joint personnel status and casualty report
JPG joint planning group
JPME joint professional military education
JPMRC joint patient movement requirements center
JPN joint planning network
JPO joint petroleum office
JPO joint Program Office
JPOC joint personnel operations center
JPOC joint planning orientation course
JPP joint planning process
JPPC joint personnel processing center
JPRA Joint Personnel Recovery Agency
JPRC joint personnel recovery center
JPSE Joint Planning Support Element (USTRANSCOM)
JPTTA joint personnel training and tracking activity
JRC joint reconnaissance center
JRCC joint reception coordination center
JRERP Joint Radiological Emergency Response Plan
JRFL joint restricted frequency list
JRIC joint reserve intelligence center
JRIP Joint Reserve Intelligence Program
JROC Joint Requirements Oversight Council
JRRB joint requirements review board
JRS joint reporting structure
JRSOI joint reception, staging, onward movement, and integration
JRTC joint readiness training center
JS Joint Staff
JSA joint security area
JSAM Joint Service Achievement Medal
JSAP Joint Staff action processing
JSC joint security coordinator
JSC Joint Spectrum Center
JSCC joint security coordination center
JSCM Joint Service Commendation Medal
JSCP Joint Strategic Campaign Plan
JSDS Joint Staff doctrine sponsor
JSETS Joint Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking Electronic Tracking System
JSF joint support force
JSHO joint shipboard helicopter operations
JSIR joint spectrum interference resolution
JSIVA Joint Staff Integrated Vulnerability Assessment
JSME joint spectrum management element
JSO joint security operations
JSOA joint special operations area
JSOAC joint special operations air component
JSOACC joint special operations air component commander
JSOC joint special operations command
JSOTF joint special operations task force
JSOU Joint Special Operations University
JSPA joint satellite communications panel administrator
JSPAC joint special operations aviation component
JSPOC Joint Space Operations Center
JSPS Joint Strategic Planning System
JSR joint strategy review
JSTARS Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System
JSTO joint space tasking order
JTA joint technical architecture
JTAC joint terminal attack controller
JTAIC Joint Technical Analysis and Integration Cell (Army)
JTAR joint tactical air strike request
JTB Joint Transportation Board
JTCB joint targeting coordination board
JTCC joint transportation coordination center
JTCOIC Joint Training Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Operations Integration Center
JTD joint table of distribution
JTF joint task force
JTF-AK Joint Task Force-Alaska
JTF-CM joint task force - consequence management
JTF-CS Joint Task Force-Civil Support
JTF-GNO Joint Task Force-Global Network Operations
JTF-HD Joint Task Force-Homeland Defense
JTF-MAO joint task force - mortuary affairs office
JTF-N Joint Task Force-North
JTF-PO joint task force-port opening
JTF-State joint task force-state
JTFCEM joint task force contingency engineering management
JTIDS Joint Tactical Information Distribution System
JTL joint target list
JTLM joint theater logistics management
JTMD joint table of mobilization and distribution
JTMD Joint Terminology Master Database
JTMS joint theater movement staff
JTMS joint training master schedule
JTP joint test publication
JTP joint training plan
JTR Joint Travel Regulations
JTS Joint Training System
JTSCC joint theater support contracting command
JTTF joint terrorism task force
JTWG joint targeting working group
JU Joint Tactical Information Distribution System unit
JUH-MTF Joint User Handbook-Message Text Formats
JUIC joint unit identification code
JUO joint urban operation
JUON joint urgent operational need
JVB joint visitors’ bureau
JWAC Joint Warfare Analysis Center
JWG joint working group
JWICS Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System
k thousand
K-Kill catastrophic kill
Ka Kurtz-above band
kbps kilobits per second
kg kilogram
KLE key leader engagement
km kilometer
KO Contracting Officer
kph kilometers per hour
KQ ID tactical location identifier
kt kiloton(s)
kt knot (nautical miles per hour)
Ku Kurtz-under band
kW kilowatt
L-EWE land-electronic warfare element
LA lead agent
LA legal adviser
LAD latest arrival date
LAD launch area denied
LAN local area network
LARC lighter, amphibious resupply, cargo
LARC-V lighter, amphibious resupply, cargo, 5 ton
LASH lighter aboard ship
LAV light armored vehicle
lb pound
lbs. pounds
LC legal counsel
LC line of departure
LC low-order explosives
LCAC landing craft, air cushion
LCADS low-cost aerial delivery system
LCC amphibious command ship
LCC land component commander
LCC lighterage control center
LCE logistics combat element (USMC)
LCM landing craft, mechanized
LCM letter-class mail
LCM life-cycle management
LCO landing craft air cushion control officer
LCP lighterage control point
LCS landing craft air cushion control ship
LCU landing craft, utility
LD light damage
LDA limited depository account
LDO laser designator operator
LDR low data rate
LDTA Lead Defense Travel Administrator
LE law enforcement
LEA law enforcement agency
LEC lead environmental component
LED light emitting diode
LEDET law enforcement detachment (USCG)
LEGAT legal attaché́
LEIP Law Enforcement Intelligence Program (USCG)
LEMP low-altitude electromagnetic pulse
LEO law enforcement operations
LEO low Earth orbit
LEP law enforcement professional
LES Leave and Earnings Statement
LF landing force
LFA lead federal agency
LFOC landing force operations center
LFORM landing force operational reserve material
LFSP landing force support party
LG deputy chief of staff for logistics
LGB laser-guided bomb
LGM laser-guided missile
LGM loop group multiplexer
LGW laser-guided weapon
LHA amphibious assault ship (general purpose)
LHD amphibious assault ship (multipurpose)
LICWO Leisure in Conjunction with Official Travel
LIDAR light detection and ranging
LIMDIS limited distribution
LIN Line Item Numbers
LIPS Logistics Information Processing System
LJDAM laser-guided joint direct attack munition
LL lessons learned
LLLTV low-light level television
LLTR low-level transit route
LMARS Logistics Metrics Analysis Reporting System
LMSR large, medium-speed roll-on/roll-off
LN lead nation
LN local national
LNI Library of National Intelligence
LNO liaison officer
LO/LO lift-on/lift-off
LO/RO lift-on/roll-off
LOA letter of assist
LOA letter of authorization
LOA letter of offer and acceptance
LOA Line of Accounting
LOA logistics over-the-shore operation area
LOAC law of armed conflict
LOAL lock-on after launch
LOBL lock-on before launch
LOC line of communications
LOD line of departure
LOE letter of evaluation
LOE line of effort
LOG logistics
LOGCAP logistics civil augmentation program (Army)
LOI letter of instruction
LOMEZ low-altitude missile engagement zone
LOO line of operation
LOR launch on remote
LOS line of sight
LOTS logistics over-the-shore
LOX liquid oxygen
LPD amphibious transport dock
LPD low probability of detection
LPI low probability of intercept
LPS Living Pattern Survey
LPV Live Process Verification
LQA Living Quarters Allowance
LRA Local Registration Authority
LRC logistics readiness center
LRF laser range finder
LRN Laboratory Response Network (DHHS)
LRO lighterage repair officer
LRP load and roll pallet
LRST long-range surveillance team
LRT logistics response time
LSA logistic support analysis
LSA logistics supportability analysis
LSC lead Service for contracting
LSCC lead Service for contracting coordination
LSD dock landing ship
LSE landing signalman enlisted
LSE logistic support element
LSO landing signals officer
LSP Lodging Success Program
LSS laser spot search
LSS logistics support system
LSS low, slow, and Small
LSSS logistics support, supplies, and services
LST laser spot tracker
LSV logistics support vessel
LT long ton
LTD laser target designator
LTF logistics task force
LTIOV latest time information is of value
LTL laser-to-target line
LUT Limited User Test
LV Local Voucher
LZ landing zone
M million
M-Kill mobility kill
M&E monitoring and evaluation
M&IE Meals and Incidental Expenses
MA mortuary affairs
MAAG military assistance advisory group
MAAP master air attack plan
MAC mobility assault company
MACB multinational acquisition and contracting board
MACCS Marine air command and control system
MACG Marine air control group
MACOM Major Command (Army)
MACP mortuary affairs collection point
MACRMS mortuary affairs contaminated remains mitigation site
MACS Marine air control squadron
MAF mobility air forces
MAG Marine aircraft group
MAG maritime assessment group
MAG military assignment group
MAGTF Marine air-ground task force
MAGTF A CE Marine air-ground task force aviation combat element
MAJCOM Major Command (Air Force)
MAJCOM major command (USAF)
MALT Monetary Allowance in Lieu of Transportation
MANPADS man-portable air defense system
MAOC-N Maritime Analysis and Operations Center-Narcotics
MAP Military Advisory Pannel
MAP Military Assistance Program
MARAD Maritime Administration
MARAD R RF Maritime Administration Ready Reserve Force
MARCORL OGCOM Marine Corps Logistics Command
MARDIV Marine division
MARFOR Marine Corps forces
MARFORS TRAT United States Marine Corps Forces, United States Strategic Command
MARINCE N Maritime Intelligence Center
Marine TA CC Marine Corps tactical air command center
MARLE Marine liaison element
MARO mass atrocity response operations
MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships
MARS Military Auxiliary Radio System
MARSOC United States Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command
MARSOF Marine Corps special operations forces
MARTS Mortuary Affairs Reporting and Tracking System
MAS maritime air support
MASCAL mass casualty
MASF mobile aeromedical staging facility
MASINT measurement and signature intelligence
MASLO measurement and signature intelligence liaison officer
MASNs Multiple Accountable Station Numbers
MAST mobile ashore support terminal
MAW Marine aircraft wing
MAXORD maximum ordinate
MBA Military Bus Agreement
Mbps megabytes per second
MC Military Committee (NATO)
mc mission-critical
mc mobile communications
MC/FI mass casualty/fatality incident
MC4EB Military Command, Control, Communications and Computers Executive Board
MCA mail control activity
MCA military civic action
MCA movement control agency
MCAG maritime civil affairs group
MCAS Marine Corps air station
MCAST maritime civil affairs and security training
MCAT maritime civil affairs team
MCB movement control battalion
MCC Marine component commander
MCC military coordinating committee
MCC military counterintelligence collections
MCC mission control center
MCC mobility control center
MCC movement control center
MCCDC Marine Corps Combat Development Command
MCD medical crew director
MCDP Marine Corps doctrinal publication
MCEB Military Communications-Electronics Board
MCESG Marine Corps Embassy Security Group
MCI multinational communications integration
MCIA Marine Corps Intelligence Activity
MCIO military criminal investigative organization
MCIOC Marine Corps Information Operations Center
MCIP Marine Corps interim publication
MCIP military customs inspection program
MCISRE Marine Corps Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Enterprise
MCM maneuver control measure
MCM Manual for Courts-Martial
MCM military committee memorandum (memorandum issued in the name of the Chairman)
MCM mine countermeasures
MCMC mine countermeasures commander
MCMO medical civil-military operations
MCMOPS mine countermeasures operations
MCMREP mine countermeasure report
MCMRON mine countermeasures squadron
MCO major combat operation
MCO Mapping Customer Operations (Defense Logistics Agency)
MCO Marine Corps order
MCO Miscellaneous Charge Order
MCOO modified combined obstacle overlay
MCRP Marine Corps reference publication
MCS modular causeway system
MCSB Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion
MCSFR Marine Corps Security Force Regiment
MCT movement control team
MCTOG Marine Corps Tactics and Operations Group
MCTP Marine Corps tactical publication
MCWL Marine Corps Warfighting Lab
MCWP Marine Corps warfighting publication
MCX Marine Corps Exchange
MD missile defense
MD moderate damage
MDA maritime domain awareness
MDA Missile Defense Agency
MDBS blood support medical detachment
MDCO Military Department counterintelligence organization
MDDOC Marine air-ground task force deployment and distribution operations center
MDM maritime defense measure
MDMA methylenedioxymethamphetamine
MDO military deception officer
MDRO mission disaster response officer
MDS Message Dissemination Subsystem
MDS mobile diving and salvage
MDSS II Marine air-ground task force Deployment Support System II
MDSU mobile diving and salvage unit
ME/C medical examiner and/or coroner
MEA munitions effect assessment
MEA munitions effectiveness assessment
MEB maneuver enhancement brigade
MEB Marine expeditionary brigade
MEDCC medical coordination cell
MEDCOM US Army Medical Command
MEDCOM (DS) medical command (deployment support) (Army)
MEDEVAC medical evacuation
MEDINT medical intelligence
MEDLOG medical logistics (USAF AIS)
MEDLOG s upport medical logistics support
MEDNEO medical noncombatant evacuation operation
MEF Marine expeditionary force
MEJA Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act
MEO medium Earth orbit
MEO military equal opportunity
MEP mobile electric power
MEPS Military Entrace Processing Station
MESF maritime expeditionary security force
MESFC maritime expeditionary security force commander
MESO maritime expeditionary security operations
MET mobile environmental team
METCON control of meteorological information (roughly translated from French)
METL mission-essential task list
METOC meteorological and oceanographic
METSAT meteorological satellite
METT-T mission, enemy, terrain and weather, troops and support available-time available
METT-TC mission, enemy, terrain and weather, troops and support available-time available and civil considerations (Army)
METWATC H meteorological watch
MEU Marine expeditionary unit
MEVA mission essential vulnerable area
MEZ missile engagement zone
MF mobile facility
MFC multinational force commander
MFE mobile field exchange
MFO multinational force and observers
MGRS military grid reference system
MGW maximum gross weight
MHA Military Housing Area
MHD maritime homeland defense
MHE materials handling equipment
MHO Military Housing Offices
MHS maritime homeland security
MHS Military Health System
MHz megahertz
MI military intelligence
MI movement instructions
MIA missing in action
MIB Military Intelligence Board
MIC Multinational Interoperability Council
MIDAS model for intertheater deployment by air and sea
MIDB modernized integrated database
MIDB modernized intelligence database
MIL-STD military standard
MILAIR military airlift
MILALOC military air line of communications
MILCO minelike contact
MILCON military construction
MILDEC military deception
MILDEP Military Department
MILSATCO M military satellite communications
MILSPEC military specification
MILSTAM P military standard transportation and movement procedures
MILSTRAP military standard transaction reporting and accounting procedure
MILSTRIP military standard requisitioning and issue procedure
MILTECH military technician
MILU multinational integrated logistic unit
MILVAN military van (container)
MIMP Mobilization Information Management Plan
MIO maritime interception operations
MIOC maritime interception operations commander
MIP military intelligence program
MIPOE medical intelligence preparation of the operational environment
MIPR military interdepartmental purchase request
MIR multisensor imagery reconnaissance
MIRCS mobile integrated remains collection system
MIS Management Information System
MIS military information support
MISG military information support group
MISO military information support operations
MISREP mission report
MIST military information support team
MISTF military information support task force
MITAM mission tasking matrix
MIW mine warfare
MIWC mine warfare commander
MIWG multinational interoperability working group
MJLC multinational joint logistic center
MLA mission load allowance
MLEA Maritime Law Enforcement Academy
MLEM Maritime Law Enforcement Manual
MLG Marine logistics group
MLI munitions list item
MLMC medical logistics management center
MLP mobile landing platform
MLRS multiple launch rocket system
MLS multilevel security
MLSA mutual logistics support agreement
MLW mean low water
MMAC military mine action center
MMG Department of Defense Master Mobilization Guide
MMS marine mammal system
MNC multinational corporation
MNCC multinational coordination center
MNEODCC multinational explosives ordnance disposal control center
MNF multinational force
MNFACC multinational force air component commander
MNFC multinational force commander
MNFLCC multinational force land component commander
MNFMCC multinational force maritime component commander
MNFSOCC multinational force special operations component commander
MNJLC multinational joint logistics component
MNL master net list
MNL multinational logistics
MNLC multinational logistic center
MNS mission needs statement
MNTF multinational task force
MOA memorandum of agreement
MOB main operating base
MOB mobilization
MOBREP military manpower mobilization and accession status report
MOBREP mobilization report
MOC maritime operations center
MOC media operations center
MOD ministry of defense
Mod model
MOD modification
MODA ministry of defense advisor
MOE measure of effectiveness
MOEI measure of effectiveness indicator
MOG maximum (aircraft) on ground
MOGAS motor gasoline
MOMAT mobility matting
MOP measure of performance
MOP memorandum of policy
MOPP mission-oriented protective posture
MOR Method of Reimbursement
MOS military occupational specialty
MOSC meteorological and oceanographic operations support community
MOTR maritime operational threat response
MOU memorandum of understanding
MOVREP movement report
MP military police (Army and Marine)
MP multinational publication
MPA maritime patrol aircraft
MPA mission planning agent
MPAT military patient administration team
MPAT Multinational Planning Augmentation Team
MPE/S maritime pre-positioning equipment and supplies
MPF maritime pre-positioning force
MPFUB maritime pre-positioning force utility boat
mph miles per hour
MPICE measuring progress in conflict environments
MPNTP Master Positioning Navigation and Timing Plan
MPO military post office
MPP maritime procedural publication
MPP Military Personnel Policy
MPR maritime patrol and reconnaissance
MPS maritime pre-positioning ship
MPS Military Planning Service (UN)
MPS Military Postal Service
MPSA Military Postal Service Agency
MPSRON maritime pre-positioning ships squadron
MR milliradian
MRAT medical radiobiology advisory team
MRBM medium-range ballistic missile
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MRO mass rescue operation
MRO materiel release order
MRO medical regulating office
MRO medical regulating officer
MRR minimum-risk route
MRS measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT) requirements system
MRT maintenance recovery team
MRX mission readiness exercise
MS Microsoft
MSA Maritime Security Act
MSC major subordinate command
MSC Military Sealift Command
MSCA military support to civilian authorities
MSCAT maritime security center augment team
MSCO Military Sealift Command Office
MSD mobile security division
MSE mission support element
MSF mission support force
MSF mobile security force
MSG Marine security guard
MSG message
MSGID message identification
MSHARPP mission, symbolism, history, accessibility, recognizability, population, and proximity
MSI modified surface index
MSIC Missile and Space Intelligence Center
MSIC multispectral imagery
MSL mean sea level
MSL military shipping label
MSO map support office
MSO maritime security operations
MSO military source operation
MSO military strategic objective
MSO military support operations
MSOAG Marine special operations advisor group
MSOC Marine special operations company
MSOR Marine Special Operations Regiment
MSOR Maritime Security Program
MSP mission support plan
MSPA main supply route
MSPA Missing Service Personnel Act
MSR mission support request
MSRP mission strategic resource plan
MSRT Maritime Security Response Team (USCG)
MSST maritime safety and security team
MST mission support team
MT Bn motor transport battalion
MTAB Military Technical Acceptance Board
MTAC Multiple Threat Alert Center (DON)
MTCR Missile Technology Control Regime
mtDNA mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid
MTF medical treatment facility
MTF military information support operations task force
MTN multi-tactical data link network
MTO mission type order
MTON measurement ton
MTP Marine tactical publication
MTP mission tasking packet
MTS Marine tactical system
MTS Movement Tracking System
MTW major theater war
MUOS Mobile Users Object System
MUSE mobile utilities support equipment
MV merchant vessel
MWC Missile Warning Center (NORAD)
MWD military working dog
MWG mobilization working group
MWR morale, welfare, and recreation
MWSD Marine wing support detachment
MWSG Marine wing support group
MWSS Marine wing support squadron
MWT modular warping tug
N-2 Director of Naval Intelligence
N-2 Navy component intelligence staff officer
N-6 Director of Naval Communications Networks
NA5CRO non-Article 5 crisis response operation (NATO)
NAC North Atlantic Council (NATO)
NAD 83 North American Datum 1983
NADR nonproliferation, antiterrorism, demining, and related programs
NAE Navy acquisition executive
NAEC-EN G Naval Air Engineering Center - Engineering
NAF nonappropriated funds
NAF numbered air force
NAI named area of interest
NALC Navy ammunition logistics code
NALE naval and amphibious liaison element
NALSS naval advanced logistic support site
NAMS National Air Mobility System
NAR nonconventional assisted recovery
NAR notice of ammunition reclassification
NARAC national atmospheric release advisory capability
NARAC National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center (DOE)
NARP Nuclear Weapon Accident Response Procedures
NAS naval air station
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASIC National Air and Space Intelligence Center
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NATOPS Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization
NAVAIDS navigational aids
NAVAIR Naval Air Systems Command
NAVCYBE RFOR Navy Cyber Forces
NAVELSG Navy expeditionary logistics support group
NAVEODT ECHDIV Naval Explosives Ordnance Disposal Technology Division
NAVFAC Naval Facilities Engineering Command
NAVFAC E XWC Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center
NAVFACE NGCOM Naval Facilities Engineering Command
NAVFOR Navy forces
NAVMTO Navy Material Transportation Office
NAVOCEA NO Naval Oceanographic Office
NAVSAT navigation satellite
NAVSCOL EOD Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal
NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command
NAVSEAI NST Naval Sea Systems Command instruction
NAVSOC Naval Satellite Operations Center
NAVSOC naval special operations command
NAVSOF Navy special operations forces
NAVSPAC ECOM Naval Space Command
NAVSPEC WARCOM Naval Special Warfare Command
NAVSUP Naval Supply Systems Command
NAVWAR navigation warfare
Navy TAC C Navy tactical air control center
NAWCAD Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division
NBC nuclear, biological, and chemical
NBG naval beach group
NBI nonbattle injury
NBVC Naval Base Ventura County Agency
NCAGS naval cooperation and guidance for shipping
NCAPS naval coordination and protection of shipping
NCB noncompliant boarding
NCC Navy component command
NCC Navy component commander
NCCS Nuclear Command and Control System
NCDC National Climatic Data Center
NCES Net-Centric Enterprise Services
NCESGR National Committee of Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve
NCF naval construction force
NCG naval construction group
NCH natural and cultural resources and historic properties (DOI)
NCHB Navy cargo-handling battalion
NCIJTF-AG National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force-Analytical Group (DOD)
NCIS Naval Criminal Investigative Service
NCIX National Counterintelligence Executive
NCL National System for Geospatial-Intelligence Consolidated Library
NCMI National Center for Medical Intelligence
NCMP Navy Capabilities and Mobilization Plan
NCO Non Commissioned Officer
NCO noncombat operations
NCO noncommissioned officer
NCOIC noncommissioned officer in charge
NCOS naval control of shipping
NCP National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan
NCPC National Counterproliferation Center
NCR National Capital Region (US)
NCR National Security Agency/Central Security Service representative
NCR naval construction regiment
NCR-IADS National Capital Region-Integrated Air Defense System
NCRCC National Capital Region Coordination Center
NCRCC United States Northern Command Rescue Coordination Center
NCRDEF national cryptologic representative defense
NCS National Clandestine Service
NCS National Communications System
NCS net control station
NCSC National Counterintelligence and Security Center
NCSD National Cyber Security Division (DHS)
NCTC National Counterterrorism Center
NDAA national defense authorization act
NDAF Navy, Defense Logistics Agency, Air Force
NDB nondirectional beacon
NDCS national drug control strategy
NDDOC North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command Deployment and Distribution Operations Cell
NDEA Non DTS Entry Agent
NDHQ National Defence Headquarters, Canada
NDIC National Defense Intelligence College
NDMS National Disaster Medical System (DHHS)
NDP national disclosure policy
NDPC National Disclosure Policy Committee
NDRC National Detainee Reporting Center
NDRF National Defense Reserve Fleet
NDSF National Defense Sealift Fund
NDT nuclear disablement team
NDU National Defense University
NEA Northeast Asia
NEAT naval embarked advisory team
NEC National Economic Council
NECC Navy Expeditionary Combat Command
NEIC Navy Expeditionary Intelligence Command
NELR Navy expeditionary logistics regiment
NEO noncombatant evacuation operation
NEOCC noncombatant evacuation operation coordination center
NEP National Exercise Program
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NES National Exploitation System
NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (DOC)
NEST nuclear emergency support team (DOE)
NETWARC OM Naval Network Warfare Command
NEW net explosive weight
NFA no-fire area
NFC numbered fleet commander
NFELC Naval Facilities Expeditionary Logistics Center
NFESC Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center
NFI national foreign intelligence
NFIB National Foreign Intelligence Board
NFIP National Flood Insurance Program (FEMA)
NFLS naval forward logistic site
NG National Guard
NG JFHQ- State National Guard joint force headquarters-state
NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
NGB National Guard Bureau
NGB-OC National Guard Bureau-Office of the Chaplain
NGCC National Guard Coordination Center
NGCDP National Guard Counterdrug Program
NGCSP National Guard Counterdrug Support Program
NGDS Net-Centric Geospatial-Intelligence Discovery Services
NGFS naval gunfire support
NGIC National Ground Intelligence Center
NGLO naval gunfire liaison officer
NGMS Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
NGO nongovernmental organization
NGP National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Program
NHMD National Human Intelligence Manager directive
NIC National Intelligence Council
NICC National Intelligence Coordination Center
NICCL National Incident Communications Conference Line
NICCP National Interdiction Command and Control Plan
NIH National Institutes of Health (DHHS)
NIL National Information Library
NIM national intelligence manager
NIMS National Incident Management System
NIOC Navy Information Operations Command
NIP National Intelligence Program
NIPF National Intelligence Priorities Framework
NIPRNET Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network
NIPRNET Non-secure Internet Protocol Routing Network
NISP national intelligence support plan
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NIT nuclear incident team
NITF national imagery transmission format
NJOIC National Joint Operations and Intelligence Center
NJTTF National Joint Terrorism Task Force
NLT not later than
nm nautical mile
NMAWC Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command
NMC Navy Munitions Command
NMCB naval mobile construction battalion
NMCC National Military Command Center
NMCS National Military Command System
NMCS not mission capable, supply
NMCSO Navy and Marine Corps spectrum office
NMEC National Media Exploitation Center
NMIC National Maritime Intelligence Center
NMIO National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office
NMIST National Military Intelligence Support Team (DIA)
NMO National Measurement and Signature Intelligence Office
NMS national military strategy
NMS-CO National Military Strategy for Cyberspace Operations
NMS-CW MD National Military Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction
NMSA North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Mutual Support Act
NMSC Navy and Marine Corps Spectrum Center
NMSP-W OT National Military Strategic Plan for the War on Terrorism
NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE)
NNWC Naval Network Warfare Command
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC)
NOACT Navy overseas air cargo terminal
NOC National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Operation Center
NOC National Operations Center (DHS)
NOC network operations center
NOE nap-of-the-earth
NOFORN not releasable to foreign nationals
NOK next of kin
NOLSC Naval Operational Logistics Support Center
NOMWC Navy Oceanographic Mine Warfare Center
non-CAAF contractors not authorized to accompany the force
NORAD North American Aerospace Defense Command
NOSC network operations and security center
NOSSA Navy Ordnance Safety and Security Activity
NOTAM notice to airmen
NPF national planning framework
NPPD National Protection and Programs Directorate (DHS)
NPS National Park Service
NPS Non-prior service
NPT Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NRAT nuclear/radiological advisory team
NRC National Response Center (USCG)
NRC non-unit-related cargo
NRCHB Naval Reserve cargo-handling battalion
NRF National Response Framework
NRG notional requirements generator
NRO National Reconnaissance Office
NRP non-unit-related personnel
NRT near real time
NS/EP national security and emergency preparedness
NSA National Security Agency
NSA national shipping authority
NSA North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Standardization Agency
NSA/CSS National Security Agency/Central Security Service
NSABB National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NIH)
NSARC National Search and Rescue Committee
NSAT United States Northern Command situational awareness team
NSAWC Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center
NSC National Security Council
NSC/DC National Security Council/Deputies Committee
NSC/IPC National Security Council/interagency policy committee
NSC/PC National Security Council/Principals Committee
NSCS National Security Council System
NSD National Security Directive
NSD National Security Division (FBI)
NSDD national security decision directive
NSDM national security decision memorandum
NSE national support element
NSE Navy support element
NSF national security forces
NSF National Strike Force (USCG)
NSFS naval surface fire support
NSG National System for Geospatial Intelligence
NSHS National Strategy for Homeland Security
NSL no-strike list
NSMS National Strategy for Maritime Security
NSN national stock number
NSOC National Security Operations Center
NSP National Search and Rescue Plan
NSPD national security Presidential directive
NSPI National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza
NSS National Search and Rescue Supplement
NSS national security strategy
NSS national security system
NSSE national special security event
NST National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency support team
NSTAC National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
NSTS National Secure Telephone System
NSW naval special warfare
NSWC IHE ODTD Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division
NSWCDD Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division
NSWTF naval special warfare task force
NSWTG naval special warfare task group
NSWTU naval special warfare task unit
NTA nontraditional agent
NTACS Navy tactical air control system
NTIA National Telecommunications and Information Administration (DOC)
NTM national or multinational technical means of verification
NTM notice to mariners
NTRP Navy tactical reference publication
NTS noncombatant evacuation operation tracking system
NTSB National Transportation Safety Board
NTTP Navy tactics, techniques, and procedures
NUC non-unit-related cargo
NUFEA Navy-unique fleet essential aircraft
NURP non-unit-related personnel
NVD night vision device
NVDT National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency voluntary deployment team
NVG night vision goggle
NVOAD National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
NWDC Navy Warfare Development Command
NWP Navy warfare publication
NWS National Weather Service
NZ New Zealand
O/B outboard
O&I operations and intelligence
O&M operation and maintenance
OA objective area
OA operational area
OAE operational area evaluation
OAF Operation ALLIED FORCE
OAFME Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner
OAI oceanographic area of interest
OAM Office of Air and Marine (DHS)
OAP offset aimpoint
OAS offensive air support
OAS Organization of American States
OASD Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
OASD(NII /CIO) Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Networks and Information Integration/Chief Information Officer)
OASD(PA) Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
OASD(RA) Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Affairs)
OAU Organization of African Unity
OB order of battle
OBA Office of Biotechnology Activities (NIH)
OBA oxygen breathing apparatus
OBFS offshore bulk fuel system
OBIM Office of Biometric Identity Management (DHS)
OBP object-based production
OC operations center
OCA offensive counterair
OCA operational control authority
OCBD Office of Capacity Building and Development (USDA)
OCCA ocean cargo clearance authority
OCDETF Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force
OCHA Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
OCIE organizational clothing and individual equipment
OCJCS Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
OCO offensive cyberspace operations
OCO offload control officer
OCONUS Outside Continental United States
OCONUS outside the continental United States
OCP operational capability package
OCS operational contract support
OCSIC operational contract support integration cell
OCU offload control unit
ODC Office of Defense Cooperation
ODCSLOG Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics (Army)
ODNI Office of the Director of National Intelligence
ODTA Organizational Defense Travel Administrator
OE operational environment
OE&AS organization for embarkation and assignment to shipping
OEBGD Overseas Environmental Baseline Guidance Document
OEC Office of Emergency Communications (DHS)
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OEF Operation ENDURING FREEDOM
OEG operational experts group
OEG operational exposure guidance
OEG operations security executive group
OEH occupational and environmental health
OER officer evaluation report
OES office of emergency services
OFAC Office of Foreign Assets Control (Treasury)
OFCO offensive counterintelligence operation
OFDA Office of United States Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID)
OFSC Organizational and Force Structure Construct
OHA Overseas Housing Allowance
OHDACA Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid (DSCA)
OHDM Office of Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Relief, and Mine Action
OI operating instruction
OI operational interest
OIA Office of Insular Affairs (DOI)
OIA Office of International Affairs (Treasury)
OIC officer in charge
OICC officer in charge of construction
OIF Operation IRAQI FREEDOM
OIIL Office of Intelligence and Investigative Liaison (CBP)
OIR other intelligence requirements
OJT on-the-job training
OLEM Office of Land and Emergency Management (EPA)
OMA Office of Military Affairs (CIA and USAID)
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OMC Office of Military Cooperation
OMCF Post Maintenance Check Flight
OME Professional Military Education
OMS Office of Mission Support
OMSPH Office of Medicine, Science, and Public Health (DHHS)
ONDCP Office of National Drug Control Policy
ONE Operation NOBLE EAGLE
ONI Office of Naval Intelligence
OOB order of battle
OOD officer of the deck
OODA observe, orient, decide, act
OOS out of service
OP observation post
OP ordnance publication
OPC Ocean Prediction Center (DOC)
OPCON operational control
OPDAT Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (DOJ)
OPDEC operational deception
OPDS Future offshore petroleum discharge system-future (USN)
OPDS offshore petroleum discharge system (USN)
OPDS-L offshore petroleum discharge system-legacy (USN)
OPE operational preparation of the environment
OPELINT operational electronic intelligence
OPEO Office of Preparedness and Emergency Operations (DHHS)
OPFOR opposing force
OPFOR opposition force
OPG operations planning group
OPGEN operation general matter
OPIR overhead persistent infrared
OPLAN operation plan
OPLAW operational law
OPM Office of Personnel Management
OPMG Office of the Provost Marshal General
OPNAV Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
OPNAVIN ST Chief of Naval Operations instruction
OPORD operation order
OPP off-load preparation party
OPP orderwire patch panel
OPR office of primary responsibility
OPREP operational report
OPROJ operational project
OPS operational project stock
OPSDEPS Service Operations Deputies
OPSEC operations security
OPSTK operational stock
OPT operational planning team
OPTAR operating target
OPTASK operation task
OPTASKLI NK operations task link
OPTEMPO operating tempo
OR operational readiness
ORBAT order of battle
ORD Office of Research and Development (EPA)
ORM operational risk management
ORP ocean reception point
ORS operationally responsive space
ORSA operations research and systems analysis
OS operating stocks
OS operating system
OSA operational support airlift
OSC offensive space control
OSC on-scene commander
OSC on-site commander
OSC Open Source Center (CIA)
OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense
OSD/DMD PO Office of the Secretary of Defense, Defense Military Deception Program Office
OSE operations support element
OSEI operational significant event imagery
OSINT open-source information
OSINT open-source intelligence
OSM Office of Spectrum Management (NTIA)
OSOCC on-site operations coordination center
OSR on-station report
OT Operational Test
OT&E operational test and evaluation
OTA Office of Technical Assistance (Treasury)
OTC officer in tactical command
OTC over the counter
OTERA organize, train, equip, rebuild/build, and advise
OTH over the horizon
OTI Office of Transition Initiatives (USAID)
OTP One Time Password
OUB offshore petroleum discharge system utility boat
OUSD Office of the Under Secretary of Defense
OUSD (C) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)
OUSD (P& R) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness)
OUSD(AT &L) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics)
OUSD(C) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)
OUSD(C/C FO) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller/Chief Financial Officer)
OUSD(I) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence)
OUSD(P) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Overseas COLA Overseas Cost of Living Allowance
OVM Operation VIGILANT MARINER
OWS operational weather squadron
P Publication
P-STATIC Precipitation Static
P&R Personnel and Readiness
PA Physician Assistant
PA Primary Agency
PA Probability of Arrival
PA Public Affairs
PACAF Pacific Air Forces
PAD Patient Administration Director
PADD Person Authorized to Direct Disposition of Human Remains
PAG Public Affairs Guidance
PAL Privatization of Army Lodging
PALCON Pallet Container
PaM Passage Material
PAM Preventive and Aerospace Medicine
PAO Public Affairs Office
PAO Public Affairs Officer
PAR Population at Risk
PARS Personnel and Accountability System
PAWS Phased Array Warning System
PAX Passengers
PAX Public Affairs Plans
PB Peace Building
PB4T Planning Board for Training
PBA Performance-Based Agreement
PBA Production Base Analysis
PBIED Person-Borne Improvised Explosive Device
PBOS Planning Board for Ocean Shipping
PBR Program and Budget Review
PC Patrol Craft
PC Preliminary Coordination
PC Principals Committee
PC&S Post, Camp, and Station
PCA Posse Comitatus Act
PCASS Preliminary Credibility Assessment Screening System
PCC Police Contributing Country
PCC Policy Coordination Committee
PCO Primary Control Officer
PCO Procuring Contracting Officer
PCRTS Primary Casualty Receiving and Treatment Ship
PCS Permanent Change of Station
PCS Primary Control Ship
PCTC Pure Car and Truck Carrier
PD Per Diem Determination
PD Position Description
PD Priority Designator
PD Probability of Damage
PD Probability of Detection
PD Program Directive
PD Public Diplomacy
PDA Preliminary Damage Assessment
PDAL Prioritized Defended Asset List
PDC Pacific Disaster Center
PDD Presidential Decision Directive
PDF Portable Data File
PDQ Pre-travel Data Query
PDS Permanent Duty Station
PDSS Predeployment Site Survey
PDT Partnership Development Team
PDT Permanent Duty Travel
PDTATAC Per Diem, Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee
PDUSD(P &R) Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness)
PE Personal Effects
PE Preparation of the Environment
PE Program Element
PEIO Personal Effects Inventory Officer
PEO Peace Enforcement Operations
PEO Program Executive Office
PEOD Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination
PEP Personnel Exchange Program
PERE Person Eligible to Receive Effects
PERMA Planning, Embarkation, Rehearsal, Movement, and Action
PERMREP Permanent Representative (NATO)
PERSCO Personnel Support for Contingency Operations
PFA Primary Federal Agency
PFDB Planning Factors Database
PFO Principal Federal Official
PfP Partnership for Peace (NATO)
PGI Procedures, Guidance, and Information
PGM Precision-Guided Munition
PHEO Public Health Emergency Officer
PHIBCB Amphibious Construction Battalion
PHIBOP Amphibious Operation
PHIBRON Amphibious Squadron
PHIT Port Handling/In-Land Transportation
PI Pandemic Influenza
PI Point of Impact
PI Pricing Instructions
Pi Probability of Incapacitation
PI Purposeful Interference
PI&ID Pandemic Influenza and Infectious Disease
PIAB President's Intelligence Advisory Board
PIC Payment in Cash
PID Positive Identification
PII Pre-Incident Indicators
PIN Personnel ID Number
PIO Public Information Officer
PIR Priority Intelligence Requirement
PIREP Pilot Report
PIRT Purposeful Interference Response Team
PISA Post Isolation Support Activity
PIU Patient Isolation Unit
PJ Pararescue Jumper
PK Probability of Kill
PKB Purple Kill Box
PKI Public Key Infrastructure
PKO Peacekeeping Operations
PKSOI Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute
PL Phase Line
PLA Post-Launch Abort
PLAD Plain Language Address Directory
PLANORD Planning Order
PLB Personal Locator Beacon
PLOT Personal Leave with Official Travel
PLS Palletized Load System
PLT Platoon
PM Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
PM Patient Movement
PM Peacemaking
PM Preventative Medicine
PM Program Management
PM Program Manager
PM Provost Marshall
PMA Political/Military Assessment
PMC Private Military Company
PMESII Political, Military, Economic, Social, Information, and Infrastructure
PMGM Program Manager's Guidance Memorandum
PMI Patient Movement Item
PMITS Patient Movement Item Tracking System
PMO Production Management Office
PMO Program Management Officer
PMO-DTS Program Management Office-Defense Travel System
PMR Patient Movement Request
PMR Patient Movement Requirement
PMR Proportional Meal Rate
PMRC Patient Movement Requirements Center
PN Partner Nation
PNA Postal Net Alert
PNR Passenger Name Record
PNT Positioning, Navigation, and Timing
PO Peace Operations
PO Petty Officer
POA Plan of Action
POB Persons on Board
PoC Point of Contact
POC Privately Owned Conveyance
POCD Port Operations Cargo Detachment
POD Plan of the Day
POD Port of Debarkation
POD Probability of Detection
POE Port of Embarkation
POE Port of Entry
POES Polar Operational Environment Satellite
POF Priority of Fires
POG Port Operations Group
POI Person of Interest
POL Petroleum, Oils, and Lubricants
POLAD Policy Advisor
POLAD Political Advisor
POLCAP Bulk Petroleum Capabilities Report
POLMIL Political-Military
POM Program Objective Memorandum
PORTSIM Port Simulation Model
POS Point of Sale
POS Point-of-Service
POS Probability of Success
POS/ACK Positive Acknowledgement
POTUS President of the United States
POV Privately Owned Vehicle
POW Prisoner of War
POW/MIA Prisoner of War/Missing in Action
PPAG Proposed Public Affairs Guidance
PPBE Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution
PPD Presidential Policy Directive
PPE Personal Protective Equipment
PPF Personnel Processing File
PPLI Precise Participant Location and Identification
PPM Personally Procured Move
PPR Post Payment Review
PPTO Petroleum Pipeline and Terminal Operating
PR Personnel Recovery
PR Phoenix Raven
PR Production Requirement
PR Program Review
PRA Patient Reception Area
PRA Primary Review Authority
PRC Populace and Resources Control
PRC Presidential Reserve Call-up
PRC Primary Receiving Center
PRCC Personnel Recovery Coordination Section
PRCC Personnel Recovery Coordination Station
PRCS Personnel Recovery Coordination Section
PRD Personnel Readiness Division
PRD Presidential Review Directive
PRDO Personnel Recovery Duty Officer
PREPO Pre-Positioned Force, Equipment, or Supplies
PREPO Pre-Positioning
PREREP Pre-Arrival Report
PRF Pulse Repetition Recovery
PRG Personnel Recovery Guidance
PRIFLY Primary Flight control
Prime BEE F Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force
PRISM Planning Tool for Resource, Integration, Synchronization, and Management
PRM Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (DOS)
PRMS Personnel Recovery Mission Software
PRMx Production Requirements Matrix
PROVORG Providing Organization
PRP Personnel Retrieval and Processing
PRRP Personnel Recovery Reference Product
PRT Patient Reception Team
PRT Provincial Reconstruction Team
PRTF Personnel Recovery Task Force
PS Port Security
PSA Personnel Support Activity
PSA Port Support Activity
PSA Principal Staff Assistant
PSC Personnel Service Center
PSC Private Security Contractor
PSD Port Security Detachment
psi Pounds Per Square Inch
PSI Proliferation Security Initiative
PSO Peace Support Operations (NATO)
PSO Post Security Officer
PSRO Passenger Standing Route Order
PSS Personnel Services Support
PSS-SOF Precision Strike Suite-Special Operations Force
PSU Personnel Transport Module
PTDO Prepare to Deploy Order
PTM Personnel Transport Module
PTTI Precise Time and Time Interval
PUK Packup Kit
PV Prime Vendor
PVNTMED Preventive Medicine
PVT Positioning, Velocity, and Timing
PWG Protection Working Group
PWRR Pre-Positioned War Reserve Requirements
PWRS Petroleum War Reserve Stocks
PWRS Pre-Positioned War Reserve Stock
PWS Performance Work Statement
PWT Precision Weapons Team
PX Post Exchange (Army)
QA Quality Assurance
QAE Quality Assurance Evaluator
QAR Quality Assurance Representative
QAT Quality Assurance Team
QC Quality Control
QDR Quadrennial Defense Review
QHDA Qualified Hazardous Duty Area
QIP Quick Impact Project
QM Quartermaster
QRF Quick Reaction Force
QRF Quick Response Force
QRMC Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation
QRP Quick Response Posture
QS Quality Surveillance
QSTAG Quadripartite Standardization Agreement
QUADCO N Quadruple Container
R&D Research and Development
R&R Rest and Recuperation
R&S Reconstruction and Stabilization
R2P2 Rapid Response Planning Process
RA Registration Authority
RA Response Action
RA Risk Analysis
RA Risk Assessment
RAC-OT Readiness Assessment System-Output Tool
RACAN Tactical Air Navigation
RAD Routine Aerial Distribution
RADBN Radio Battalion
RADC Regional Air Defense Commander
RADCON Radiological Control Teal
RAF Royal Air Force (UK)
RAM Raised Angle Marker
RAM Random Access Memory
RAM Random Antiterrorism Measure
RAM Rockets, Artillery, and Mortars
RAMCC regional Air Movement Control Center
RAP Radiological Assistance Program (DOE)
RAS-OT Readiness Assessment System-Output Tool
RATE Refine, Adapt, Terminate, Execute
RBA Reimbursable Budget Authority
RBC Red Blood Cell
RC Reserve Component
RC Resident Coordinator (UN)
RCA Riot Control Agent
RCC Regional Contracting Center
RCC Rescue Coordination Center
RCD Regional Collection Detachment
RCEM Regional Contingency Engineering Management
RCIED Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device
RCM Rules for Courts-Martial
RCMP Royal Canadian Mounted Police
RCO Regional Contracting Office
RCT Regimental Combat Rescue Coordination Team
RCT Rescue Coordination Team (Navy)
RDC Regional Data Center
RDCFP Regional Defense combating Terrorism Fellowship Program
RDCTFP Regional Defense Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program
RDD Radiological Dispersal Device
RDO Request for Deployment Order
RDT&E Research, Development, Test and Evaluation
RDT&E Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
REA Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment
REAC/TS Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (DOE)
RED Radiological Exposure Device
RED HORS E Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer
REF Rapid Equipping Force (Army)
REPOL Bulk Petroleum Contingency Report
REPUNIT reporting Unit
RES Radiation Exposure Status
RESCAP Rescue Combat Air Patrol
RESCORT Rescue Escort
RESPROD Responsible Production
RF Radio Frequency
RF Reserve Force
RF CM Radio Frequency Countermeasures
RFA Request for Assistance
RFA Restrictive Fire Area
RFC Request for Capabilities
RFC Revision Final Coordination
RFD Revision First Draft
RFF Request for Feedback
RFF Request for Forces
RFI Radio Frequency Interference
RFI Request for Information
RFID Radio Frequency Identification
RFL Restrictive Fire Line
RFP Request for Proposal
RFP Request for Proposal
RFS Request for Service
RFS Request for Sourcing
RFS Request for Support
RGS Remote Geospatial Intelligence Services
Rh Rhesus
RHIB Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat
RICO Regional Interface Control Officer
RIK Replacement in Kind
RITA Relocation Income Tax Allowance
RM Ramp Module
RM Recovery Mechanism
RM Resource Management
RM Risk Management
RMC Rescue Mission Commander
RMO Regional Marine Officer
RMP Religious Ministry Professional
RMT Response Management Team
RO Routing Official
RO/RO Roll-On/Roll-Off
ROA Read Only Access
ROC Rehearsal of Concept
ROE Rules of Engagement
ROICC Resident Officer in Charge of Construction
ROK Republic of Korea
ROM Restriction of Movement
ROM Rough Order of Magnitude
ROMO Range of Military Operations
RON Remain Overnight
ROS Reduced Operating Status
ROTC Reserve Officer Training Corps
ROWPU Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit
ROZ Restricted Operations Zone
RP Religious Program Specialist
RP Retained Personnel
RPC Retail PMCE Schedule
RPG Rocket Propelled Grenade
RPM Revolutions Per Minute
RPO Rendezvous and Proximity Operations
RPOE Rapid Port Opening Element
RQT Rapid Query Tool
RR Reattack Recommendation
RRCC Regional Response Coordination Center
RRDF Roll-On/Roll-Off Discharge Facility
RRF Rapid Response Force
RRF Ready Reserve Force
RRS Remote Replication System
RRT Ready Reserve Travel
RS Religious Support
RSC Regional Service Center
RSC Rescue Sub-Center
RSE Retrograde Support Element
RSF Recovery Support Function
RSI Rationalization, Standardization, and Interoperability
RSN Role Specialist Nation
RSO Reception, Staging, and Onward Movement
RSO Regional Security Officer
RSO Remote Split Operations
RSOI Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration
RSS Really Simple Syndication
RSSC Regional Satellite Communications Support Center
RSSC Regional Space Support Center
RSSC-LO Regional Space Support Center Liaison Officer
RST Religious Support Team
RSTA Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition
RT Recovery Team
RT Rough Terrain
RTB Return to Base
RTCH Rough Terrain Container Crane
RTD Rough Terrain Container Handler
RTL Restricted Target List
RUF Rules for the Use of Force
RV Rendezvous
RW Rotary-Wing
RWR Radar Warning Receiver
S-1 Battalion or Brigade Manpower and Personnel Staff Officer (Marine Corps Battalion or Regiment)
S-2 Battalion or Brigade Intelligence Staff Officer (Army; Marine Corps Battalion or Regiment)
S-3 Battalion or Brigade Operations Staff Officer (Army; Marine Corps Battalion or Regiment)
S-Team Staff Augmentation Team
S/A Service/Agency
S/CRS Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization (DOS)
S/CT Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism (DOS)
S&R Search and Recovery
S&T Science and Technology
S&T Scientific and Technical
S&TI Scientific and Technical Intelligence
SA Security Assistance
SA Situational Awareness
SA Staging Area
SA System Administrator
SAA Senior Airfield Authority
SAAFR Standard Use Army Aircraft Flight Route
SAAM Special Assignment Airlift Mission
SABRS Standard Accounting, Budget and Reporting System (USMC)
SAC Special Actions Cell
SAC Supporting Arms Coordinator
SACC Supporting Arms Coordination Center (USMC)
SACEUR Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (NATO)
SACT Supreme Allied Commander Transformation
SADC Sector Air Defense Commander
SADL Situation Awareness Data Link
SADO Senior Air Defense Officer
SAFE Secure Analyst File Environment
SAFE Selected Area for Evasion
SAG Sexual Assault Forensic Examination
SALM Surface Action Group
SALT Single-Anchor Leg Mooring
SAM Supporting Arms Liaison Team
SAO Security Assistance Office
SAO Security Assistance Officer
SAO Surface-to-Air Missile
SAP Special Access Program
SAPO Subarea Petroleum Office
SAPR Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
SAR Satellite Access Request
SAR Search and Rescue
SAR Special Access Requirement
SAR Suspicious Activity Report
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
SARC Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
SARDOT Search and Rescue Point
SARIS Search and Rescue Incident Report
SAROPS Search and Rescue Optimal Planning System
SARREQ Search and Rescue Request
SARSAT Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking
SARSIT Search and Rescue Situation Summary Report
SATCOM Satellite Communications
SAWG Strategic Assessment Working Group
SBCT Stryker Brigade Combat Team
SBU Sensitive but Unclassified
SC Security Cooperation
SCA Sociocultural Analysis
SCA Space Coordinating Authority
SCA Support to Civil Administration
SCAR Strike Coordination and Reconnaissance
SCC Service Cryptologic Component
SCC Shipping Coordination Center
SCC-WMD United States Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction
SCF(US) Save the Children Federation (United States)
SCG Security Cooperation Guidance
SCHBT Shape, Clear, Hold, Build, and Transition
SCI Sensitive Compartmented Information
SCIF Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility
SCL Standard Conventional Load
SCM Security Countermeasure
SCO Secondary Control Officer
SCO Security Cooperation Organization
SCO Senior Contracting Official
SCO Service Container Manager
SCO State Coordinating Officer
SCP Security Cooperation Plan
SCP Service Control Point
SCR System Change Request
SCT Shipping Coordination Team
SCT Special Circumstance Travel
SD Severe Damage
SD Strategy Division
SDA Senior Development Advisor
SDB Satellite Communications Database
SDB Small Diameter Bomb
SDDC Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command
SDDC Surface Deployment and Distribution Command
SDDCTEA Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Transportation Engineering Agency
SDF Self Defense Force
SDO Senior Defense Official
SDO Ship's Debarkation Officer
SDO/DATT Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché
SDP Strategic Distribution Platform
SDZ Self-Defense Zone
SE Site Exploitation
SE Spherical Error
SEA Ships' Bunkers Easy Acquisition
SEA Southeast Asia
Seabee Navy Construction Engineer
SEAD Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses
SEC Submarine Element Coordinator
SECAF Secretary of the Air Force
SECARMY Secretary of the Army
SECDEF Secretary of Defense
SecDef Secretary of the Defense
SECDHS Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
SECHS Secretary of Homeland Security
SECNAV Secretary of the Navy
SECNAVI NST Secretary of the Navy Instruction
SECOMP Secure En Route Communications Package
SECSTATE Secretary of State
SECTRANS Secretary of Transportation
SEF sealift Enhancement Feature
SEL Senior Enlisted Leader
SEMA Special Electronic Mission Aircraft
SEPLO State Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer
SERE Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape
SES Senior Executive Service
SEW Shared Early Warning
SEWOC Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare Operations Centre (NATO)
SF Security Force
SF Special Forces
SF Standard Form
SFA Security Force Assistance
SFAF Standard Frequency Action Format
SFAT Spectrum Flyaway Team
SFC Single-Fuel Concept
SFCP Shore Fire Control Party
SFG Special Forces Group
SFIS Standard Financial Information Structure
SFMS special Forces Medical Sergeant
SFOR Stabilization Force
SG Secretary-General (UN)
SG Steering Group
SG Surgeon General
SGS Strategic Guidance System
SGXM Headquarters, Air Mobility Command/Surgeon
SHAPE Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe
SHF Super-High Frequency
SHORAD Short-Range Air Defense
SHORADE Z Short-range Air Defense Engagement Zone
SI Spendable Income
SI United States Strategic Command Strategic Instruction
SIC Supporting Intelligence Center
SICO Sector Interface Control Officer
SIDO Senior Intelligence Duty Officer
SIF Selective Identification Feature
SIGINT Signals Intelligence
SIM System Impact Message
SIMLM Single Integrated Medical Logistics Manager
SINCGARS Single-Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System
SIO Senior Intelligence Officer
SIOC Strategic Information and Operations Center (FBI)
SIR Specific Information Requirement
SIR Strategic Military Intelligence Review
SIRPNET SECRET Internet Protocol Router Network
SITREP Situation Report
SIV Special Interest Vessel
SJA Staff Judge Advocate
SJFHQ-E Standing Joint Force Headquarters-elimination
SJFHQ(CE) Standing Joint Force Headquarters (Core Element)
SJS Secretary, Joint Staff
SLA Special Leave Accrual
SLBM Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
SLCM Sea-Launched Cruise Missile
SLCP Ship Lighterage Control Point
SLCP Ship's Loading Characteristics Pamphlet
SLO Space Liaison Officer
SLOC Sea Line of Communications
SLRP Survey, Liaison, and Reconnaissance Party
SLS Shoot-Look-Shoot
SLWT Side Loadable Warping Tug
SM Spectrum Management
SM Standard Missile
SMB Spectrum Management Branch
SMC Search and Rescue Mission Coordinator
SMCA Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition
SMCM Surface Mine Countermeasures
SME Subject Matter Expert
SMO Senior Meteorological and Oceanographic Officer
SMO Strategic Mobility Office®
SMRC Specialized Medical Response Capabilities
SMS Single Mobility System
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SMU Special Mission Unit
SMWDC Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center
SN Serial Number
SNA Social Network Analysis
SNCO Staff Noncommissioned Officer
SNF Strategic Nuclear Forces
SOA Special Operations Aviation (Army)
SOA Sustained Operations Ashore
SOAGS Special Operations Air-Ground System
SOC Special Operations Commander
SOC-FWD Special Operations Command-Forward
SOCCE Special Operations Command and Control Team
SOCCET Special Operations Critical Care Evacuation Team
SOCM Special Operations Combat Medic
SOCPAC Special Operations Command, Pacific
SOD Special Operations Division
SOE Special Operations Executive
SOF Special Operations Forces
SOF-CF Special Operations Forces-Conventional Forces
SOFA Status-of-Forces Agreement
SOFLE Special Operations Forces Liaison Element
SOG Special Operations Group
SOI Signal Operating Instructions
SOIC Senior Officer of the Intelligence Community
SOJTF Special Operations Joint Task Force
SOLE Special Operations Liaison Element
SOLO Special Operations Liaison Officer
SOM Structured Observation Management
SOMA Status of Mission Agreement
SOMARDS Standard Operation and Maintenance Army Research and Development System
SOMARDS Standard Operations and Maintenance (Army R&D System)
SOMARDS NT Standard Operation and Maintenance Army Research and Development System Non-Technical
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
SORTIEAL OT Sortie Allotment Message
SORTS Status of Resources and Training System
SOSB Special Operations Support Battalion
SOST Special Operations Support Team
SOTA Signals Intelligence operational Tasking Authority
SOTF Special operations Task Force
SOW Special Operations Wing
SOW Standoff Weapon
SOW Statement of Work
SP Security Police
SPE Senior Procurement Executive
SPECAT Special Category
SPG Strategic Planning Guidance
SPI Sensor Point of Interest
SPI Special Investigative (USAF)
SPINS Special Instructions
SPM Service Postal Manager
SPM Single Port Manager
SPMAGTF Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force
SPOD Seaport of Debarkation
SPOE Seaport of Embarkation
SPOT Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker
SPOTREP Spot Report
SPP Scheduled Partial Payment
SPP Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America
SPP State Partnership Program
SPR System Problem Report
SR Special Reconnaissance
SRBM Short-Range Ballistic Missile
SRD-1 STANFINS Redesign (disbursing system)
SRG Seabee Readiness Group
SRI Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Intelligence (Marine Corps)
SRM Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization
SROE Standing Rules of Engagement
SRR Search and Rescue Region
SRSG Special Representative of the Secretary-General
SRUF Standing Rules for the Use of Force
SS Steamship
SSA Security Sector Assistance
SSA Software Support Activity
SSA Space Situational Awareness
SSA Special Support Activity (NSA)
SSA Supply Support Activity
SSB Single Side Band
SSC Small Scale Contingency
SSC Special Security Center
SSCO Shipper's Service Control Office
SSE Space Support Element
SSI Standing Signal Instruction
SSL Secure Sockets Layer
SSM Surface-to-Surface Missile
SSN Social Security Number
SSN Special Security Office(R)
SSPM Single-Service Postal Manager
SSR Security Sector Reform
SSS Selective Service System
SST Special Support Team (National Security Agency)
SSWG Space Support Working Group
ST Short Ton
ST Strike Team
STANAG Standardization Agreement (NATO)
STANFINS Standard Finance Systems (Army)
STAR Sensitive Target Approval and Review
STARS Standard Accounting and Reporting System
STARS Standard Accounting and Reporting System (Navy)
START Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty
STEP Standardized Tactical Entry Point
STO Special Technical Operations
STOL Short Takeoff and Landing
STON Short Ton
STS Special Tactics Squadron
STT Special Tactics Team
STU Secure Telephone Unit
STW Strike Warfare
STWC Strike Warfare Commander
SUBOPAU TH Submarine Operating Authority
SUPP Supplement
SUPPO Supply Officer
SUROBS Surf Observation
SUST BDE Sustainment Brigade
SUW Surface Warfare
SUWC Surface Warfare Commander
SVC Stored Value Card
SW Shallow Water
SWO Staff Weather Officer
SWPC Space Weather Prediction Center
SXXI SPECTRUM XXI
SXXI-O SPECTRUM XXI-Online
SYSCOM Systems Command
SZ Surf Zone
T-ACS Auxiliary Crane ship
T-AH Hospital Ship
T-AKR Fast Logistics Ship
T-AVB Aviation Logistics Support Ship
T-JTB Theater-Joint Transportation Board
T/M/S Type, Model, and/or Series
T&E Test and Evaluation
T2 Technology Transfer
T2HD Tier 2 Help Desk
T3HD Tier 3 Help Desk
TA Target Acquisition
TA Target Audience
TA Technical Arrangement
TA Theater Army
TA Threat Assessment
TA Travel Authorization
TAA Tactical Assembly Area
TAA Target Audience Analysis
TAACOM Theater Army Command
TAAMCO ORD Theater Army Air and Missile Defense Coordinator
TAC Terminal Attack Control
TAC Travel Assistance Center
TAC-D Tactical Deception
TAC(A) Tactical Air Coordinator (Airborne)
TACAIR Tactical Air
TACC Tanker Airlift Control Center
TACLOG Tactical-Logistical
TACO Theater Allied Contracting Office
TACON Tactical Control
TACOPDA T Tactical Operational Data
TACP Tactical Air Control Party
TACRON Tactical Air Control Squadron
TACS Tactical Air Control System
TACS Theater Air Control System
TACSAT Tactical Satellite
TACT Tactical Aviation Control Team
TAD Tactical Air Direction
TAD Temporary Additional Duty (Non-Unit-Related Personnel)
TAD Theater Air Defense
TADC Tactical Air Direction Center
TAF Tactical Air Force
TAFT Technical Assistance Field Team
TAG Technical Assistance Group
TAG The Adjutant General
TAGS Theater Air-Ground System
TAI Target Area of Interest
TAMP Transitional Assistance Management Program
TANUM Travel Authorization Number
TAO Tactical Air Officer
TAOC tactical Air Operations Center (USMC)
TAOCO Training for Accountable Officials and Certifying Officers
TAR Tactical Air Request
TARWI Target Weather and Intelligence
TASKORD Tasking Order
TASWC Theater Antisubmarine Warfare Commander
TAT Tactical Analysis Team
TAT Technical Assistance Team
TATC Tactical Air Traffic Control
TAW Tickets are Waiting
TB MED Technical Bulletin Medical
TB(X) Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary)
TBC Theater Business Clearance
TBM Theater Ballistic Missile
TBMCS Theater Battle Management Core System
TBMD Theater Ballistic Missile Defense
TC Training Circular
TC-AIMS II Transportation Coordinator's Automated Information for Movement System II
TCA Traditional Combatant Commander Activity
TCC Transportation Component Command
TCC Troop Contributing Country
TCEM Theater Contingency Engineering Management
TCF Tactical Combat Force
TCM Theater Construction Manager
TCM Theater Container Manager
TCMD Transportation Control and Movement Document
TCN Third Country National
TCN Transportation Control Number
TCN Troop Contributing Nations
TCO Termination Contracting Officer
TCO Transnational Criminal Organization
TCP Theater Campaign Plan
TCP/IP Transport Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TCPED Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination
TCS Theater Communications System
TCSEC Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria
TCSP Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point
TD Temporary Duty (USMC)
TD Theater Distribution
TD Tie Down
TDC Target Development Cell
TDD Time-Definite Delivery
TDF Theater Detention Facility
TDL Tactical Data Link
TDN Tactical Data Network
TDN Target Development Nomination
TDP Theater Distribution Plan
TDRC Theater Detainee Reporting Center
TDY Temporary Duty
TEA Transportation Engineering Agency
TEC Theater Engineer Command
TECHCON Technical Control
TECHELIN T Technical Electronic Intelligence
TECHINT Technical Intelligence
TEDAC Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (FBI)
TEL Transporter-Erector-Launcher
TEMPER Tent Extendible Modular Personnel
TENCAP Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities Program
TEO Team Embarkation Officer
TEP Theater Engagement Plan
TERCOM Terrain Contour Matching
TES Theater Event System
TETK Targeting Effects Team
TEU Technical Escort Unit
TEU TeleEngineering Toolkit
TEU Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit
TEWLS Theater Enterprise Wide Logistics System
TF Task Force
TFC Threat Finance Cell
TFCICA Task Force Counterintelligence Coordinating Authority
TFE Tactical Field Exchange
TFE Threat Finance Exploitation
TFF Total Force Fitness
TFMS-M Transportation Financial Management System-Military
TG Task Group
TGM Terminally Guided Munitions
TGO Terminally Guided Operations
THAAD Terminal High Altitude Area Defense
THOC Theater Head of Contracting
THT Tactical Human Intelligence Team
THX Theater Express
TI Threat Identification
TIA Theater Intelligence Assessment
TIB Theater Intelligence Brigade
TIB Toxic Industrial Biological
TIC Target Information Center
TIC Toxic Industrial Chemical
TIDE Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment
TIM Toxic Industrial Material
TIO Target Intelligence Officer
TIP Target Intelligence Package
TIP Trafficking in Persons
TIR Toxic Industrial Radiological
TJAG The Judge Advocate General
TLA Temporary Lodging Allowance
TLA Theater Logistics Analysis
TLAM Tomahawk Land-Attack Missile
TLAMM Theater Lead Agent for Medical Material
TLE Target Location Error
TLE Temporary Lodging Expense
TLM Target List Management
TLM Topographic Line Map
TLO Theater Logistics Overview
TM Target Materials
TM Technical Manual
TMAO Theater Mortuary Affairs Office
TMAO Theater Mortuary Affairs Officer
TMC Travel Management Center
TMD Theater Missile Defense
TMEP Theater Mortuary Evacuation Program
TMIP Theater Medical Information Program
TMM Transregional, Multi-domain, and Multi-functional
TMO Traffic Management Office
TMO Transportation Management Office
TMS Travel Management System
TMSC Travel Management Service Contractor
TMT Time-Phased Force and Deployment Data Management Tool
TNCC Theater Network Operations Control Center
TNL Target Nomination List
TO Technical Order
TO Theater of Operations
TO Transportation Officer
TO&E Table of Organization and Equipment
TOA Table of Allowance
TOA Transfer of Authority
TOC Tactical Operations Center
TOD Tactical Ocean Data
TOF Time of Flight
TOI Track of Interest
TOPINT Technical operational Intelligence
TOR Term of Reference
TOS Time on Station
TOT Time on Target
TP Transportation Priority
TPE Theater Provided Equipment
TPED Tasking, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination
TPED Theater Personal Effects Depot
TPFDD Time-Phased Force and Deployment Data
TPFDL Time-Phased Force and Deployment List
TPMRC Theater Patient Movement Requirements Center
TPP Theater Posture Plan
TPT Tactical Petroleum Terminal
TQ Tactical Questioning
TQSE Temporary Quarters Subsistence Expense
TR Trip Request
TRA Technical Review Authority
TRAC2ES United States Transportation Command Regulating and Command and Control Evacuation System
TRADOC United States Army Training and Doctrine Command
Trans BDE Transportation Brigade
Trans Det RPO Transportation Detachment Rapid Port Opening
TRANSEC Transmission Security
TRAP Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel (Marine Corps)
TRAX Travel Explorer
TRIADS Tri-Wall Aerial Distribution System
TRICON Triple Container
TRO Training and Readiness Oversight
TROPO Tropospheric Scatter
TRP Target Reference Point
TS Time-Sensitive
TS Top Secret
TSA target System Analysis
TSA Transportation Security Administration
TSA Transportation Security Administration (DHS)
TSC Theater Security Cooperation
TSC Theater Support command
TSC Theater Sustainment Command (Army)
TSCIF Temporary Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility
TSCM Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
TSOC Tactical Special Operations Command
TSOC Theater Special Operations Command
TSS Target Sensing System
TSSA Transitional Security Sector Assistance
TSSCP Theater Security Cooperation Plan
TST Terminal Support Team
TST Time-Sensitive Target
TSWA Temporary Secure Working Area
TT&C Telemetry, Tracking, and Commanding
TTAB Technical Training Acceptance Board
TTAN Transportation Tracking Account Number
TTD Tactical Terrain Data
TTL Tagging, Tracking, and Locating
TTN Transportation Tracking number
TTP Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures
TTP Trailer Transfer Point
TTRA Travel and Transportation Reform Act
TTT Time to Target
TTT Train-the-Trainer
TTU Transportation Terminal Unit
TU Task Unit
TUCHA Type Unit Characteristics File
TV Television
TV Travel Voucher
TVA Tennessee Valley Authority
TW&A Threat Warning and Assessment
TWDS Tactical Water Distribution System
TWWCF Transportation Working capital Fund
TYCOM Type Commander
U.S.C United States Code
UA Unmanned Aircraft
UAR Unconventional Assisted Recovery
UARCC Unconventional Assisted Recovery Coordination Cell
UAS Unmanned Aircraft System
UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
UCMJ Uniform Code of Military Justice
UCP Unified Command Plan
UCT Underwater Construction Team
UDL Unit Deployment List
UEWR Upgraded Early Warning Radar
UFAC Underground Facilities Analysis Center
UFC Unified Facilities Criteria
UFO Ultrahigh Frequency Follow-On
UGA Ungoverned Area
UGIRH Urban Generic Information Requirements Handbook
UGO Unified Geospatial-Intelligence Operations
UHF Ultrahigh Frequency
UI User Interface
UIC Unit Identification Code
UIN Unique Identification Number
UJTL Universal Joint Task List
UK United Kingdom
ULN Unit Line Number
ULSD Ultra-low Sulfur Diesel
UMCC Unit Movement Control Center
UMCM Underwater Mine Countermeasures
UMD Unit Movement Data
UMMIPS Uniform Material Movement and Issue Priority System
UMO Unit movement Officer
UMS Unmanned System
UN United Nations
UN CMCo ord United Nations Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination
UN-DMT United Nations Disaster Management Team
UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
UNCT United Nations Country Team
UND Urgency of Need Designator
UNDAC United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination
UNDFS United Nations Department of Field Support
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNDPKO United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNHAS United Nations Humanitarian Air Service
UNHCHR United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNHQ United Nations Headquarters
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNITAF Unified Task Force
UNMEM United Nations Military Expert on Mission Unit Number
UNO Unit Number
UNOCHA United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
UNOSOM United Nations Operations in Somalia
UNPA United Nations Participation Act
UNPROFO R United Nations Protection Force
UNSC United Nations Security Council
UNSCR United Nations Security Council Resolution
UNSG United Nations Secretary-General
UON Urgent Operations Need
UP&TT Unit Personnel and Tonnage Table
URL Uniform Resource Locator
URN Unit Reference Number
US BICES United States Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System
US BICES- X United States Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System-Extended
US&R Urban Search and Rescue
USA United States Army
USACE United States Army Corps of Engineers
USACFSC United States Army Community and Family Support Center
USACHPP M United States Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
USACIDC United States Army Criminal Investigation Command
USAEDS United States Atomic Energy Detection System
USAF United States Air Force
USAFE United States Air Forces in Europe
USAFR United States Air Force Reserve
USAFR United States Air Force Reserves
USAFRICO M United States Africa Command
USAFSOS United States Air Force Special Operations School
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USAMC United States Army Material Command
USAMMA United States Army Medical Material Agent
USAMRIC D United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense
USAMRIID United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infections Diseases
USAMRM C United States Army Medical Research and Material Command
USAR United States Army Reserve
USARCEN T United States Army, Central Command
USARDEC OM United States Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command
USAREUR United States Army, European Command
USARNOR TH United States Army, North
USARPPA C United States Army, Pacific Command
USARSO United States Army, Southern Command
USASMDC /ARSTRAT United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command
USASOC United States Army Special Operations Command
USC United States Code
USC Universal Service Contract
USCENTC OM United States Central Command
USCGR United States Coast Guard Reserve
USCH United States Coast Guard
USCIS United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
USCS United States Cryptologic System
USCYBERC OM United States Cyber Command
USD Under Secretary of Defense
USD(AT&L ) Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics
USD(C) Under Secretary of Defense (Controller)
USD(I) Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
USD(P) Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
USD(P&R) Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USDAO United States Defense Attaché Office
USELEMN ORAD United States Element, North American Aerospace Defense Command
USERID User Identification
USERRA United Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
USEUCOM United States European Command
USFF United States Fleet Forces Command
USFK United States Forces, Korea
USG United States Government
USGS United States Geological Survey
USIP United States Institute of Peace
USLO United States Liaison Office
USMARFO RNORTH United States Marine Corps Forces North
USMC United States Marine Corps
USMCR United States Marine Corps reserve
USMILGP United States Military Group
USML United States Munitions List
USMOG- W United States Military Observer Group-Washington
USMS United States Marshals Service
USMTF United States Message Text Format
USN United States Navy
USNAVSO US Naval Forces Southern Command
USNMR United States National Military Representative
USNO United States Naval Observatory
USNORTH COM United States Northern Command
USNR United States Navy Reserve
USNS United States Naval Ship
USPACOM United States Pacific Command
USPHS United States Public Health Service (DHHS)
USPS United States Postal Service
USSOCOM United States Special Operations Command
USSOUTH COM United States Southern Command
USSS United States Secret Service (Treasury)
USSTRATC OM United States Strategic Command
USTRANS COM United States Transportation Command
USUN United States Mission to the United Nations
USW Undersea Warfare
USYG Under Secretary General
UTC Coordinated Universal Time
UTC Unit Type Code
UTM Universal Transverse Mercator
UTO Unit Table Organization
UUV Unmanned Underwater Vehicle
UUV Unmanned Underwater Vessel
UW Unconventional Warfare
UXO Unexploded Explosive Ordnance
UXO Unexploded Ordnance
VA Department of Veteran Affairs
VA Victim Advocate
VA Vulnerability Assessment
VAAP Vulnerability Assessment and Assistance Program
VAN Valuated Add Network
VBIED Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device
VBSS Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure
VCJCS Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
VDL Video Downlink
VE Vertical Error
VEE Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis
VEO Violent Extremist Organization
VERTREP Vertical Replenishment
VFR Visual Flight Rules
VFS Validating Flight Surgeon
VHA Variable Housing Allowance
VHF Very High Frequency
VI Visual Information
VID Visual Identification
VIP Very Important Person
VIPPSA Very Important Personnel Protection Support Activity
VIRIN Visual Information Record Identification Number
VIRS Verbally Initiated Release System
VISA Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement
VISION ID Visual Information Professional Identifier
VLF Very Low Frequency
Vmap Vector Map
VMAQ Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron
VMC Visual Meteorological Conditions
VMF Variable Message Format
VMI Vendor Managed Inventory
VOD Vertical Onboard Delivery
VPN Virtual Private Network
VPV Virtual Prime Vendor
VS&PT Vehicle Summary and Priority Table
VSW Very Shallow Water
VTA Voluntary Tanker Agreement
VTC Video Teleconferencing
VTOL Vertical Takeoff and Landing
VTOL-UAS Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmanned Aircraft System
WAAS Washington Area Allotment System
WADS Western Air Defense Sector
WAI Weather Area of Interest
WAN Wide Area Network
WAN Wide-Area Network
WANGO World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations
WARM Wartime Reserve Mode
WARNOR D Warning Order
WARP Web-Based Access and Retrieval Portal
WAS Wide Area Surveillance
WASP War Air S ervice Program
WB Wideband
WBGTI Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Index
WBIED Waterborne Improvised Explosive Device
WBT Web Based Training
WCE Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordination Element
WCO World Customs Organization
WCS World Control Status
WDCO Well Deck Control Officer
Web SM Web Scheduling and Movement
WETM Weather Team
WEU Western European Union
WEZ Weapon Engagement Zone
WFP World Food Programme(UN)
WG Working Group
WGS Wideband Global Satellite Communications
WGS 84 World Geodetic System 1984
WHNS Wartime Host-Nation Support
WHO World Health Organization (UN)
WIA Wounded in Action
WIF Wales Initiative Fund
WIT Weapons Intelligence Team
WLG Washington Liaison Group
WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction
WMD-CST Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team
WMO World Meteorological Organization
WMP Air Force War and Mobilization Plan
WOC Wing Operations Center (USAF)
WOD Wind-Over Deck
WOT War on Terrorism
WP White Phosphorous
WP Working Party
WPB Coast Guard Patrol Boat
WPR War Powers Resolution
WRA Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (DOS)
WRA Weapons Release Authority
WRAIR Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
WRM War Reserve Material
WRS War Reserve Stock
WRSA War Reserve Stocks for Allies
WS Weather Squadron
WSESRB Weapon Systems Explosive Safety Review Board
WSM Waterspace Management
WSR Weapon System Reliability
WSV Weapons System Video
WT Warping Tug
WTA Withholding Tax Allowance
WTI Weapons Technical Intelligence
WWII World War II
WWW World Wide Web
WWX Worldwide Express
WX Weather
XCDS Extracted Container Delivery System
XCVR Transceiver
XML Extensible Markup Language
XMPP Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol
XO Executive Officer
YOS Years of Service
YR Year
ZF Zone of Fire
ZULU Time Zone Indicator For Universal Time