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1SG first sergeant

2LT second lieutenant

ABE assistant brigade engineer

ACE armored combat earthmover, M9

ACR armored cavalry regiment

ADA air-defense artillery

AHB attack helicopter battalion

AHD antihandling device

AO area of operations

AP antipersonnel

APC armored personnel carrier

approx approximately

AT antitank

attn attention

Aug August

bde brigade

BMNT before morning nautical twilight

bn battalion

BOS battlefield operating system

BP battle position

C2 command and control

CAS close air support

cbt combat

CBR California Bearing Ratio

CBU cluster-bomb unit

CCN combination class number

cdr commander

cgo cargo

CL centerline

cm centimeter(s)

cov company

COA course of action

COLT combat observation and lazing team

CP checkpoint

CPT captain

CS combat support

CSOP combat security outpost

CSS combat service support

cy cubic yard

DA Department of the Army

DEUCE Deployable Universal Combat Earthmover

DPICM dual-purpose improved conventional munitions

DS direct support

DST decision-support template

DTG date-time group

EA engagement area

EENT end evening nautical twilight

eff effective

EN engineer

eng engineer

engr engineer

EPLRS Enhanced Position Location Reporting System

EPW enemy prisoner of war

equip equipment

FA field artillery

FAC forward air controller

FDC fire-direction center

FEBA forward edge of the battle area

FIST fire-support team

FM field manual

FM frequency modulated

FRAGO fragmentary order

FSE fire-support element

FSO fire-support officer

ft foot, feet

GPS global positioning system

GS general support

GSR ground surveillance radar

HE high-explosive

HEMTT heavy expanded mobility tactical truck

HHC headquarters and headquarters company

HMMWV high-mobility, multipurpose wheeled vehicle

hor horizontal

hp horsepower

HQ headquarters

hr hour(s)

HVT high-value target

HYSTRU Hydraulic System Test and Repair Unit

ICM improved conventional munitions

illum illumination

IN infantry

in inch(es)

intel intelligence

IPB intelligence preparation of the battlefield

IR information requirements

IRV recovery vehicle, full track

JAAT joint air-attack team

Jan January

Jun June

KCLFF kitchen, company-level, field feeding

KIA killed in action

km kilometer(s)

ksi kips per square inch

LB lowboy

lb pound

LD line of departure

LMTV light medium tactical vehicle

LOA limit of advance

LOGPAC logistics package

LRP logistics release point

LTC lieutenant colonel

LZ landing zone

m meter(s)

maint maintenance

Mar March

MCB mine-clearing blade

MCOO modified combined obstacle overlay

MD Maryland

MEDEVAC medical evacuation

MET medium equipment transporter

METT-T mission, enemy, terrain, troops, and time available

MICLIC mine-clearing line charge

MKT kitchen, field, trailer mounted

MLC military load classification

mm millimeter(s)

MOOTW military operations other than war

MOPP mission-oriented protective posture

MR moonrise

MRB motorized rifle battalion

MRC motorized rifle company

MRE meal, ready-to-eat

MRP motorized rifle platoon

MS moonset

MSE mobile subscriber equipment

MSRT mobile subscriber radiotelephone

MTOE modified table(s) of organization and equipment

MTV medium tactical vehicle

N north

NA not applicable

NAI named area of interest

NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBC nuclear, biological, and chemical

NBCRS Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance System

NCO noncommissioned officer

NCS net control station

NFA no-fire area

NLT not later than

no. number

NOD night observation device

Nov November

NVD night-vision device

NVG night-vision goggle

NW northwest

O/I operations and intelligence

OBJ objective

OBSTINTEL obstacle intelligence

OCOKA observation and fields of fire, cover and concealment, obstacles, key terrain, and avenues of approach

OP observation post

OPCON operational control

OPORD operations order

org organization

Pam pamphlet

PC point of curvature

PCC precombat check

PIR priority intelligence requirements

PL phase line

PLC provisional load classification

PLL prescribed load list

PMCS preventive maintenance checks and services

POL petroleum, oils, and lubricant

PSG platoon sergeant

psi pound(s) per square inch

PT point of tangency

R & S reconnaissance and surveillance

RP release point

rpm rounds per minute

RR railroad

S2 Intelligence Officer (US Army)

S3 Operations and Training Officer (US Army)

S4 Supply Officer (US Army)

SAW squad automatic weapon

SCATMINE scatterable mine

SE southeast

sec second

SEE small emplacement excavator

SFC sergeant first class

SINCGARS single-channel, ground-to-air radio system

SITEMP situational template

SITMAP situation map

SOEO scheme of engineer operations

SOI signal operating instructions

SOP standing operating procedure

SOSR suppression, obscuration, security, and reduction

SP start point

SR sunrise

SS sunset

SSN social security number

STANAG Standardization Agreement

surf surface

t ton

TACSOP tactical SOP

TAMMS The Army Maintenance Management System

temp temperature

TF task force

TIRS terrain index reference system

TM technical manual

TOC tactical operations center

TOE table(s) of organization and equipment

TOW tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided missile

trk truck

trl trailer

TRP target reference point

TTP tactics, techniques, and procedures

TUL tank, unit, liquid-dispensing, trailer mounting

UBL unit basic load

UMCP unit maintenance collection point

US United States

USAES United States Army Engineer School

UXO unexploded ordnance

VA Virginia

vert vertical

w/ with

WP white phosphorous

XO executive officer



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