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ABCS Army Battle Command System
AC-RC Active Component-Reserve Component
ACCA Army Court of Criminal Appeals
ACO Area Claims Office
ACOM Atlantic Command (ACOM will be redesignated USJFCOM on or about 1 Oct 99)
ACSA Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement
ACU Area Common User
ADCON Administrative Control
ADDS Army Data Distribution System
AGCCS Army Global Command and Control System
ADC-M Assistant Division Commander-Maneuver
ADC-S Assistant Division Commander-Support
AJAG Assistant Judge Advocate General
AJAG/CLL Assistant Judge Advocate General for Civil Law and Litigation
AJAG/MLO Assistant Judge Advocate General for Military Law and Operations
AJAG/OPNS Assistant Judge Advocate General for Operations, a United States Army Reserve Individual Mobilization Augmentee
ALCOM Alaskan Command
ALOC Administrative/Logistics Operations Center
ALLS Army Law Library Service
AMOPES Army Mobilization Planning and Execution System
AMOPS Army Mobilization and Operations Planning System
ANGLICO Air and Naval Gunfire Liaison Company
AO Area of Operations
AOA Areas of Assistance
AOC Areas of Conflict
AOE Army of Excellence
AR Army Regulation
ARFOR Army Forces
ARNG Army National Guard
ARNG Spec Asst The Army National Guard Special Assistant to The Judge Advocate General
ASCC Army Service Component Commander
ASG Area Support Group
ASI Additional Skill Identifier
Assault CP Assault Command Post, a TAC CP in a rapidly deployed division
ATCCS Army Tactical Command and Control System
BCT Brigade Combat Team
BCTP Battle Command Training Program
BDCSTS Broadcast System
BDE Brigade
BN Battalion
BOLT Brigade Operational Law Team
BUB Battle Update Brief
C2 Command and Control
C2I Command, Control, and Information
CA Civil Affairs
CAAF Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
CENTCOM Central Command
CCIR Commanders' Critical Information Requirements
CD Compact Disc; Counter Drug
CDD Combat Developments Division, TJAGSA
CDP Combat Decision-Making Process
CD-ROM Compact Disc, Read-Only Memory
CIMIC Civil-Military Information Center
CINC Commander in Chief
CJA Command Judge Advocate
CJCS Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
CJCSI Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction
CJCS SROE Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Standing Rules of Engagement
CLAMO Center for Law and Military Operations
CLE Continuing Legal Education
CLEA Civilian Law Enforcement Agency
CLNCO Chief Legal Noncommissioned Officer
CMO Civil-Military Operations
CMOC Civil-Military Operations Center
CNR Combat Net Radios
COA Course of Action
COCOM Combatant Command
COL Colonel
COMMZ Communications Zone
CONUS Continental United States
CONUSA Continental United States Army
COSCOM Corps Support Command
COTS Commercial-off-the-shelf
CP Command Post
CPO Claims Processing Office; Civilian Personnel Office
CPT Captain
CTC Combat Training Center
CTT Common Task Training
CZ Combat Zone
DAD Defense Appellate Division
D-D-D-A Decide-Detect-Deliver-Assess
DEP'T Department
DFSCORD Deputy Fire Support Coordinator
DIRLAUTH Direct Liaison Authorized
DISCOM Division Support Command
DIVARTY Division Artillery
DOCC Deep Operations Coordination Cell
DoD Department of Defense
DoD Dir. Department of Defense Directive
DoJ Department of Justice
DOMS Director of Military Support
DOS Department of State
DSJA Deputy Staff Judge Advocate
DTAC Division TAC CP
DTLOMS Doctrine, training, leadership, organization, materiel, and soldiers
EEM Early Entry Modules
ESF Emergency Support Functions
EPW Enemy Prisoner of War
EUCOM European Command
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FBCB2 Force XXI Battle Command-Brigade and Below System
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigations
FCA Foreign Claims Act
FCC Foreign Claims Commission
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FM Field Manual
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FORSCOM Forces Command
Force XXI Force Twenty-One, the digitized Army
FRAGO Fragmentary Order
FSB Forward Support Battalion
FSCL Fire Support Coordination Cell
FSCORD Fire Support Coordinator
FSOP Field Standard Operating Procedures
G-1 Corps and Division Assistant Chief of Staff, Personnel
G-2 Corps and Division Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence
G-3 Corps and Division Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations and Plans
G-4 Corps and Division Assistant Chief of Staff, Logistics
G-5 Corps and Division Assistant Chief of Staff, Civil Affairs
G-6 Corps and Division Assistant Chief of Staff, Information Management
GAD Government Appellate Division
GCM General Court-Martial
GCMCA General Court-Martial Convening Authority
GCSS-A Global Combat Support System-Army
GPS Global Positioning System
HA Humanitarian Assistance
HCA Humanitarian and Civil Assistance
HMMWV High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle
IAW In Accordance With
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross
IO International Organization; Information Operations; Investigating Officer
I-D-D-T Interpret-Draft-Disseminate-Train
IMA Individual Mobilization Augmentee
IMO Information Management Officer
IPB Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield
J-1 Manpower & Personnel Directorate of a Joint Staff
J-2 Intelligence Directorate of a Joint Staff
J-3 Operations Directorate of a Joint Staff
J-4 Logistics Directorate of a Joint Staff
J-5 Plans Directorate of a Joint Staff
J-6 Command, Control, Communications, Computer Systems Directorate of a Joint Staff
JA Judge Advocate
JAGC Judge Advocate General's Corps
JAGCNet Judge Advocate General's Corps Network (www.jagcnet.army.mil)
JAGSO Judge Advocate General Service Organization
JAWE Judge Advocate Warfighting Experiment
JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff
JFACC Joint Forces Air Component Command
JFC Joint Force Commander
JFCOM Joint Forces Command (the successor organization to ACOM)
JFLCC Joint Forces Land Component Command
JFMCC Joint Forces Maritime Component Command
JFSOCC Joint Forces Special Operations Component Command
JIATF Joint Inter-Agency Task Force
JMC Joint Military Commission; Joint Movement Center
JOA Joint Operations Area
JOPES Joint Operations Planning and Execution System
JP Joint Publication
JRA Joint Rear Areas
JSCP Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan
JSOTF Joint Special Operations Task Force
JTCB Joint Targeting Coordination Board
JTF Joint Task Force
JTTP Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures
JZ Joint Zones
LAAWS Legal Automated Army-Wide System
LDP Leadership Development Program
LOGCAP Logistics Civil Augmentation Program
LOW Law of War
LSO Legal Support Organization
LST Legal Support Team
LTC Lieutenant Colonel
MACDIS Military Assistance for Civil Disturbances
Main CP Main Command Post
MAJ Major
MCS Maneuver Control System
MCS-P Maneuver Control System - Phoenix
MDMP Military Decision Making Process
METL Mission Essential Task List
METT-TC Mission, Enemy, Troops, Terrain, Time Available, and Civilian Considerations
MNF Multinational Forces
MOB Mobilization
MOBTDA Mobilization Table of Distribution and Allowance
MOOTW Military Operations Other Than War
MOS Military Occupational Specialty
MPCA Military Personnel Claims Act
MRE Mission Rehearsal Exercise; Meals Ready to Eat
MSG Master Sergeant
MSO Mobilization Support Organization
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NBC Nuclear, Biological and Chemical
NCA National Command Authorities
NCO Noncommissioned Officer
NCOIC Noncommissioned Officer in Charge
NG National Guard
NGO Non-governmental Organization
NGR National Guard Regulation
NMS National Military Strategy
NSS National Security Strategy
OC Observer-Controller
OCONUS Outside the Continental United States
OIC Officer in Charge
OOTW Operations Other Than War
OPCON Operational Control
OPLAN Operations Plan
OPLAW Operational Law
OPLAW JA Operational Law Judge Advocate
OPORD Operations Order
OSJA Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
OT Observer-Trainer
OTJAG Office of the Judge Advocate General
PACOM Pacific Command
PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (modem and network cards for notebook computers)
PDD Presidential Decision Document
PEO Peace Enforcement Operations
PFC Private First Class
PKO Peace Keeping Operations
PLEX Plans/Exercises Cell
PLP Premobilization Legal Preparation
PPTO Personnel, Plans, and Training Office
PROE Peacetime Rules of Engagement (superseded by the JCS SROE)
PSYOP Psychological Operations
PVO Private Voluntary Organization
R-A-M-P Learning device for ROE training. Return Fire with Aimed Fire-Anticipate Attack-Measure the Amount of Force-Protect with Deadly Force only Human Life and Property Designated by the Commander
RCM Rules for Courts-Martial
RDC Regional Defense Counsel
RDL Rucksack Deployable Law Office and Library
Rear CP Rear Command Post
ROE Rules of Engagement
RSC Regional Support Command
RSG Regional Support Group
RTDT Regional Trial Defense Team
S-1 Adjutant
S-2 Intelligence Officer
S-3 Training and Operations Officer
S-4 Supply Officer
S-5 Civil Affairs Officer
SA Secretary of the Army; Security Assistance
SECDEF Secretary of Defense
SFC Sergeant First Class
SGLI Soldiers' Group Life Insurance
SGT Sergeant
SIPRNET Secret Internet Protocol Router Network
SJA Staff Judge Advocate
SOCO Standards of Conduct Office
SOCOM Special Operations Command
SOI Signal Operation Instructions
SOF Special Operations Forces
SOFA Status of Forces Agreement
SOP Standard Operating Procedures
SOUTHCOM Southern Command
SPACECOM Space Command
SPC Specialist
SROE Standing Rules of Engagement
SRP Soldier Readiness Program Processing
SSCR Single-service Claims Responsibility
SSCRA Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act
SSG Staff Sergeant
SSORD Service Support Order
STANAG Standardization Agreement
STARC State Area Commands
STRATCOM Strategic Command
STX Situational Training Exercises
TAACOM Theater Army Area Command
TAC CP Tactical Command Post
TACC1 Tactical Command Post in a Digitized Division
TACON Tactical Control
TACSOP Tactical Standard Operating Procedures
TADSS Training Aids, Devices, Simulators, and Simulations
TAJAG The Assistant Judge Advocate General
TDA Trial Defense Service
TDT Trial Defense Team
TOA Transfer of Authority
TOC Tactical Operations Center
TOE Table of Organization and Equipment
TOR Terms of Reference
TJAG The Judge Advocate General
TJAGSA The Judge Advocate General's School, Army
TRANSCOM Transportation Command
TSC Troop Support Command
TTP Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures
UCMJ Uniform Code of Military Justice
UCO Unit Claims Officers
UCP Unified Command Plan
UN United Nations
USACAPOC United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command
USACCA United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USALSA United States Army Legal Services Agency
USAR United States Army Reserve
USARCS United States Army Claims Service
USASOC United States Army Special Operations Command
USATDS United States Army Trial Defense Service
USC United States Code
USCA United States Code, Annotated
USJFCOM United States Joint Forces Command (the successor organization to ACOM)
USFJ United States Force, Japan
USFK United States Forces, Korea
WARNO Warning Order
WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction
XO Executive Officer



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