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abn airborne
ACO Administrative Contracting Officer
ADA air-defense artillery
ADAM area denial artillery munition
AFB assault float bridge
AFJPAM Air Force joint pamphlet
AFR Air Force regulation
AFRCE Air Force regional civil engineers
AGR Active Guard Reserve
AO area of operation
AOR area of responsibility
APO Army post office
APOD aerial port of debarkation
AR Army regulation
ARFOR Army force
ASCC Army service component commander
ASG area support group
ASL authorized stockage list
ASP ammunition supply point
attn attention
avail available
bde brigade
BDP base-development plan
BEEF base engineer emergency force
BOM bill of materials
C2 command and control
C3 command, control, and communications
C4I command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence
CAO chief administrative officer
cbt combat
CCA contract-construction agent
CCD camouflage, concealment, and deception
CEB combat-engineer battalion
CENTCOM US Central Command
CERL Construction Engineering and Research Laboratory
CESP Civil-Engineering Support Plan
CI counterintelligence
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
CINC Commander in Chief
CINCLANT Commander in Chief, Atlantic
CINCPAC Commander in Chief, Pacific
CJCSM Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Manual
CMOC civil-military operations center
COA course of action
COB command operating budget
COMMZ communications zone
CONPLAN contingency plan
CONUS continental US
COR Contracting Officer's Representative
COSCOM corps support command
CP command post
CPM critical path method
CRAF Civil Reserve Air Fleet
CREST contingency real estate support team
CRREL Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
CS combat support
CSC combat support company
CSE combat support equipment
CSS combat service support
cu cubic
cyl cylinder
CZ combat zone
DA Department of the Army
DASD Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
DC District of Columbia
DCD Directorate of Combat Development
DEA Drug Enforcement Agency
DISCOM division support command
DMA Defense Mapping Agency
DOD Department of Defense
DODD Department of Defense Directive
DODI Department of Defense Instruction
DPPDB digital point-positioning database
DPW directorate of public works
DS direct support
DSAA Defense Security Assistance Agency
DTD dated
EA engagement area
EAC echelons above corps
EAD echelons above division
ECAS Environmental Compliance and Assessment System
ECD estimated completion date
ENCOM engineer command
engr engineer
EOD explosive-ordnance disposal
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPW enemy prisoner of war
ERC exercise-related construction
ESD estimated start date
ESF 3 emergency support function 3
ESP engineer supply point
EWL engineer work line
FAR federal acquisition regulation
FARP forward-area refueling point
FC&CE flood control and coastal emergencies
FE facilities engineer
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FF fire fighting
FM field manual
FMFM Fleet Marine Force manual
FPOL forward passage of lines
FRP Federal Response Plan
fwd forward
FY fiscal year
GAO General Accounting Office
GI&S geospatial information and services
GOJ Government of Japan
gp group
GS general support
HAB heavy assault bridge
HAZMAT hazardous material
HCA humanitarian and civic assistance
HEMMT heavy expanded mobility tactical vehicle
HHC headquarters and headquarters company
HHD headquarters and headquarters detachment
HN host nation
HNS host-nation support
HQ headquarters
HUMINT human intelligence
HVAC heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
hvy heavy
IEB inter entity boundary
IPB intelligence preparation of the battlespace
IPDS Inland Pipeline Distribution System
ISB intermediate staging base
J2 Intelligence Directorate
J3 Operations Directorate
J4 Logistics Directorate
JCMB Joint Civil-Military Coordination Board
JCMEB Joint Civil-Military Engineer Board
JEMB Joint Environmental Management Board
JEPES Joint Engineer Planning and Execution System
JFUB Joint Facilities Utilization Board
JIC Joint Intelligence Center
JMMO Joint Material Management Office
JOA joint operations area
JOC Joint Operations Center
JOPES Joint Operation Planning and Execution System
JP joint publication
JTB Joint Transportation Board
JTCB Joint Targeting Coordination Board
JTF joint task force
JTFCEM JTF contingency engineering management
LOC lines of communication
LOGCAP logistical civil augmentation program
LOTS logistics over the shore
LSA life support area
lt light
LTG lieutenant general
M-day mobilization day
M/CM/S mobility, countermobility, and survivability
MACOM major Army command
MCC Movement Control Center
MCWP Marine Corps warfighting publication
MEAPO Middle East Area Project Office
MEDEVAC medical evacuation
METT-TC mission, enemy, terrain, troops, time available, and civilian considerations
MG major general
MGB medium-girder bridge
MILCON military construction
MISP Multispectral Imagery Processor
MMC Material Management Center
MOPMS Modular Pack Mine System
MOUT military operations on urbanized terrain
MP military police
MSC major subordinate command
MSCA military support to civil authorities
MSR main supply route
MTOE modification table of organization and equipment
MTW major theater war
MWR morale, welfare, and recreation
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NAVFAC Naval Facilities Engineering Command
NBC nuclear, biological, chemical
NCA national command authority
NCOIC noncommissioned officer in charge
NGO nongovernmental organization
NIMA National Imagery and Mapping Agency
no number
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
OAS Organization of American States
OCONUS outside continental US
OEBGD Overseas Environmental Baseline Guidance Document
OFDA Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
OIC officer in charge
OPCON operational control
OPDS Offshore Petroleum Discharge System
OPG Operations Planning Group
OPLAN operation plan
opns operations
OPORD operation order
OPTEMPO operational tempo
OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
OVE on-vehicle equipment
P&C planning and control
PDC protective design center
PIR priority intelligence requirements
PLL prescribed load list
PLS palletized load list
PMCS preventive maintenance checks and services
POL petroleum, oils, and lubricants
PSRC Presidential Selective Reserve Call-Up
PSS personnel service support
PVO private voluntary organization
QA quality assurance
QAR quality-assurance representative
QC quality control
QOL quality of life
RAAM remote antiarmor mine
RC Reserve Components
RCEM regional contingency engineering management
RED HORSE rapid, engineer-deployable, heavy, operational repair squadron
RIBS readiness in base support
ROE rules of engagement
RPMA real-property maintenance activities
RSO&I reception, staging, onward movement, and integration
S1 Adjutant (US Army)
S3 Operations and Training Officer (US Army)
SCBA self-contained breathing apparatus
SEE small emplacement excavator
SFO support for others
SOFA Status of Forces Agreement
SOP standing operating procedure
SPOD seaport of debarkation
spt support
TAACOM Theater Army Area Command
TACAIR tactical air
TCEM theater contingency engineering management
TCMS Theater Construction Management System
TCN third country nationals
TDA table of distribution and allowances
TEC Topographic Engineering Center
TF task force
TO theater of operations
TOC tactical operations center
TOE table of organization and equipment
TPFDD time-phased force-deployment data
tph ton(s) per hour
TPU tank pump unit
TRADOC US Army Training and Doctrine Command
TSC theater support command
TTAD temporary tours of active duty
TUSA Third US Army
UIC unit-identification code
UK United Kingdom
UN United Nations
US United States
USACE US Army corps of engineers
USAES US Army Engineer School
USAREUR US Army, Europe
USCINC US commander in chief
USGS US Geological Survey
USMC US Marine Corps
util utility
vs versus
WAM wide-area mine
WES Waterways Experiment Station
yd yard



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