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A

AAFES Army and Air Force Exchange Service

AALPS Automated Air Load Planning System

AASLT air assault

abn airborne

acft aircraft

ACofS Assistant Chief of Staff

ACR armored cavalry regiment

AD air defense

ADA air defense artillery

ADC area damage control

adj adjustment

admin administration

ADPE automatic data processing equipment

AF Air Force (USAF)

AFATDS Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System

afct aircraft

AG adjutant general

ALOC air lines of communication

amb ambulance

AMC United States Army Materiel Command

AMCO aircraft maintenance company

AMDF Army Master Data File

ammo ammunition

AMO automation management office

anl analysis

AO area of operations

AOR area of responsibility

APOD aerial port of debarkation

AR Army regulation

armd armored

armt armament

ASAS All-Source Analysis System

ASG area support group

ASL authorized stockage list

ASOC Air support operations center

ASP ammunition supply point

ATCCS Army Tactical Command and Control System

atchd attached

ATMCT air traffic movement control team

ATP ammunition transfer point

aug augmentation

auth authorization

autmv automotive

AUTODIN automatic digital network

AVIM aviation intermediate maintenance

avn aviation

AVUM aviation unit maintenance
 

B

BBP break bulk point

BCOC base cluster operations center

BDAR battle damage assessment and repair

BDAT battle damage assessment team

bde brigade

BDOC base defense operations center

BMMC brigade materiel management center

bn battalion

br branch

BSA brigade support area

BSB base support battalion
 

C

CA civil affairs

CASCOM United States Army Combined Arms Support Command

cat catalog

cav cavalry

cbt combat

CCL combat-configured load

cdr commander

C-E Communications-Electronics

CEB clothing exchange and bath

CESI Communications-Electronics Standing Instruction

cgo cargo

CH chaplains

CID Criminal Investigation Division

CINC Commander in Chief

CIPEAC Communications Improvement Program Echelon Above Corps

CLT cellular logistics team

CMCC corps movement control center

cmd command

cml chemical

CMMC corps materiel management center

CMO civil-military operations

cntl control

co company

CofS Chief of Staff

coll collection

comm communication(s)

COMMZ communications zone

COMSEC communications security

con control

const construction

CONUS continental United States

conv conventional

COSCOM corps support command

CP command post

CS combat support

CSA corps storage area

CSB corps support battalion

CSC combat stress control

CSG corps support group

CSH combat support hospital

CSM command sergeant major

CSR controlled supply rate

CSS combat service support

CSSAMO combat service support automation management office

CSSCS Combat Service Support Control System

CT control team

CTA common table of allowances

CTASC Corps/Theater ADP Service Center

CTO corps transportation officer

CUCV commercial utility cargo vehicle
 

D

DA Department of the Army

DAMMS-R Department of the Army Movement Management System-Redesigned

DAO division ammunition officer

DASPS-E DS Standard Port System -Enhanced

DCDR deputy commander

DCSC Defense Construction Supply Center

DD Department of Defense

DDN Defense Data Network

decon decontamination

def defense

dent dentist

det detachment

DF diesel fuel

DISCOM division support command

disp disposal

div division

DLA Defense Logistics Agency

DMMC division materiel management center

DMA Defense Mapping Agency

DNVT digital nonsecure voice telephone

DOD Department of Defense

DODAAC Department of Defense Activity Address Code

DODAC Department of Defense Ammunition Code

DODIC Department of Defense identification code

DS direct support

DSA division support area

DSS direct support system

DSU direct support unit

DTG date-time group

DTO division transportation officer
 

E

EAC echelons above corps

ECM electronic countermeasures

EEFI essential elements of friendly information

elec electronics

engr engineer

ento entomology

environ environmental

EOD explosive ordnance disposal

EPLRS Enhanced Position Location Reporting System

EPW enemy prisoner of war

equip equipment

ERC equipment readiness code

ESM electronic warfare support measures

evac evacuation

EW electronic warfare
 

F

FA field artillery

FAAD C2I Forward Area Air Defense Command, Control, and Intelligence

FCP functional command post

FEBA forward edge of the battle area

FG finance group

fin finance

fld field

FLOT forward line of own troops

FM field manual, frequency modulated

FORSCOM United States Army Forces Command

FRAGO fragmentary order

FSB forward support battalion

FSC finance support command

FSCOORD fire support coordinator

FSOP field standing operating procedures

fwd forward
 

G

G1 Assistant Chief of Staff, G1 (Personnel)

G2 Assistant Chief of Staff, G2 (Intelligence)

G3 Assistant Chief of Staff, G3 (Operations and Plans)

G4 Assistant Chief of Staff, G4 (Logistics)

G5 Assistant Chief of Staff, G5 (Civil Affairs)

G6 Assistant Chief of Staff, G6 (Information Management Officer)

gen general

gp group

GPM gallons per minute

GS general support

GSA General Services Administration

GSU general support unit
 

H

HET heavy-equipment transporter

HEL helicopter

HHC headquarters and headquarters company

HHD headquarters and headquarters detachment

hldg holding

HMMWV high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle

HN host nation

HNS host-nation support

HNSCT host-nation support control team

hosp hospital

HQ headquarters

HQDA Headquarters Department of the Army

hrs hours

HSC United States Army Health Services Command

HSS health service support

HT highway traffic

HTD highway traffic division

hvy heavy
 

I

ID infantry division

IG inspector general

in infantry

indiv individual

INTSUM intelligence summary

invt inventory

IPB intelligence preparation of the battlefield

ISEC Information Systems Software Engineering Command
 

J

JA judge advocate

JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff

JMC joint movement center

JOPS Joint Operations Planning System

JP - 4, 5, 8, 10 jet propulsion fuel, type 4, 5, 8, or 10

JPO Joint Petroleum Office

JTF joint task force

JTIDS Joint Tactical Information Distribution System
 

K

KP kitchen police
 

L

LAAWS Legal Automation Army-Wide System

LCA Logistic Control Activity

ldry laundry

LIC low-intensity conflict

LID light infantry division

LIN line item number

lim limited

LO/LNO liaison officer

LOC lines of communication (logistic routes)

log logistics

LOGCAP logistical civil augmentation program

LOGSTAT logistics status

LPB logistics preparation of the battlefield

LRO logistics readiness officer

LSE logistics support element

lt light
 

M

MA mortuary affairs

MACOM major Army command

maint maintenance

MARC manpower requirements criteria

MASH mobile army surgical hospital

mat materiel

max maximum

MCA movement control agency

MCC movement control center

MCO movement control officer

MCP maintenance collecting point

MCS maneuver control system

MCT movement control team

mech mechanized

med medium, medical

MEDBLD medical blood (management)

MEDCOM medical command

MEDLOG medical logistics

MEDPAR medical patient account and reporting

MEDREG medical regulating

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

MFFIMS Mass Fatality Field Information Management System

mgt management

MHE materials handling equipment

MI military intelligence

mil military

MKT mobile kitchen trailer

MLRS multiple-launch rocket system

MMC materiel management center

MOADS maneuver-oriented ammunition distribution system

MOGAS motor gasoline

MOPP mission-oriented protection posture

MOS military occupational specialty

mov movement

MP military police

MRE meal, ready-to-eat

MRO materiel release order

MRT movement regulating team

MSB main support battalion

MSE mobile subscriber equipment

msl missile

MSR main supply route

MSRT mobile subscriber radio-telephone terminal

MST maintenance support team

MTF medical treatment facility

MTOE modification table of organization and equipment

mun munitions

MWO modification work order

MWR morale and welfare
 

N

NA not applicable

NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBC nuclear, biological, chemical

NBCE nuclear, biological, chemical element

NCO noncommissioned officer

NEO noncombatant evacuation operation

NICP national inventory control point

no number

nondiv nondivision

NSL nonstockage list

NSN national stock number
 

O

OCIE organizational clothing and individual equipment

OCONUS outside continental United Stated

ofc office

OPCON operational control

OPLAN operation plan

OPORD operation order

ops operations

OPSEC operations security

ord ordnance

ORF operational readiness float
 

P

PA public affairs

PAO public affairs office(r)

pam pamphlet

PBO property book officer

pers personnel

petri petroleum

pl pipeline

PLL prescribed load list

PLS palletized loading system

plt platoon

PM preventive maintenance

PMO personnel management officer

POC point of contact

POD port of debarkation

POE port of embarkation

POM preparation for oversea movement (units)

POMCUS pre-positioning of materiel configured to unit sets

pos position

PP&O plans, programs, and operations

prevent preventive

prgm program

pro procedure

proc procurement

prop property

PRS prepackaged resupply set

PSNCO personnel staff noncommissioned officer

psych psychology

PSYOP psychological operations

pts parts

PUL preconfigured unit loads

PW prisoner of war

PWRMS pre-positioned war reserve materiel stocks
 

Q

QM quartermaster

QSTAG Quadripartite Standardization Agreement
 

R

RAOC rear area operations center

RAU radio access unit

RDD required delivery date

rds rounds

recon reconstitution

rep repair

repl replacement

RO requisitioning objective

ROM refuel-on-the-move

RMCC regional movement control center

RMCT regional movement control team

RMMC regiment materiel management center

ROWPU reverse osmosis water purification unit

rqmt requirement

RSP religious support plan

RSR required supply rate

RTD return to duty

RTF regeneration task force

RTOC rear tactical operations center
 

S

S1 Adjutant (U.S. Army)

S2 Intelligence Officer (U.S. Army)

S3 Operations and Training Officer (U.S. Army)

S4 Supply Officer (U.S. Army)

S&P stake and platform

S&S supply and service

SAAS Standard Army Ammunition System

SAAS-DAO Standard Army Ammunition System -Division Ammunition Office

SAMS Standard Army Maintenance System

sani sanitation

SARSS Standard Army Retail Supply System

SB supply bulletin

SEALOC sea lines of communications

sec section

sep separate

serv service

SGS Secretary of the General Staff

SIDPERS Standard Installation/Division Personnel System

sig signal

SIGSEC signals security

SINGARS single-channel ground and airborne radio subsystem

sit situation

SITREP situation report

SJA staff judge advocate

SOI signal operation instructions

SOP standing operating procedure

SOUTHCOM Southern Command

SP self-propelled, special purpose

SPBS-R Standard Property Book System-Redesigned

SPOD sea port of debarkation

spt support

sqdn squadron

SR supply route

STACCS Standard Theater Army Command and Control System

STAMIS Standard Army Management Information System

STANAG Standardization Agreement

STRIRWARN strike warning

STON short ton

subs subsistence

sup supply

surg surgeon

svc service

svcs services

sys system
 

T

TA theater army

TAACOM theater army area command

TAADS The Army Authorization Documents System

tac tactical

TACCS Tactical Army Combat Service Support Computer System

TACSATCOM tactical satellite communications

TAMCA theater army movement control agency

TAMMC theater army materiel management center

TAMMIS Tactical Army Medical Management Information System

TAMMS The Army Maintenance Management System

TC training circular

TCF tactical combat force

TDA tables of distribution and allowances

techs technicians

term terminal

TM technical manual

TMDE test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment

tml terminal

TMMMC Theater Medical Materiel Management Center

TMR transportation movements release

TMT transportation medium truck

TOC tactical operations center

TOE table(s) of organization and equipment

TPFDL time-phased force deployment list

TPTRL time-phased transportation requirements list

TRADOC United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

trans transportation

TRANSCOM transportation command

T Ration tray ration

trf transfer

trk truck

trp troop

TSA theater storage area

TTP trailer transfer point
 

U

UCMJ Uniform Code of Military Justice

ULC unit-level computer

ULLS Unit-Level Logistics System

ULLS-Avn Unit-Level Logistics System-Aviation

ULLS-PLL Unit-Level Logistics System-PLL

ULLS-S4 Unit-Level Logistics System-S4

UMMIPS Uniform Materiel Movement and Issue Priority System

UMT unit ministry team

US United States (of America)

USA United States Army

USAF United States Air Force

USAREUR United States Army, Europe
 

V

veh vehicle

vet veterinarian

vic vicinity
 

W

WHNS wartime host-nation support

wpn weapon

WSM weapon systems manager

wtr water



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