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AA Alcoholics Anonymous
AC active component
ACCP Army contingency communications package
ACCP Army Correspondence Course Program
ACS Army Corrections System
ACT active duty
admin administrative
ADT active-duty tour
AFJI Armed Forces Journal International
AFR Air Force regulation
AG adjutant general
AICS Army Inmate Correction System
AMEDD Army Medical Department
AMS Army management structure
AO area of operations
AOR area of responsibility
AR Army regulation
ASD Assistant Secretary of Defense
ATTN attention
AWOL absent without leave
BDU battle dress uniform
BLD brigade liaison detachment
BSA brigade support area
BTOC brigade tactical operations center
C 2 command and control
CA civil affairs
CARE Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere, Incorporated
CHA corps holding area
CHS combat health support
CI civilian internee
CID criminal investigation division
CINC commander in chief
CMO civil-military operations
co company
COL colonel
COMMZ communications zone
CONUS continental United States
COS civilian occupational specialty
COSCOM Corps Support Command (US Army)
CP collecting point
CPT captain
CRS Catholic Relief Services
CRS Correctional-Reporting System
CS o-chlorobenzylidine malonitrile
CS combat support
CSB correctional-supervision branch
CSS combat service support
CTA common table of allowance
CTF correctional-treatment file
CZ combat zone
D disperser
D day
DA Department of the Army
DART disaster assistance response team
DASD Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
DC District of Columbia
DC dislocated civilian
DCAA dislocated-civilian assembly area
DCSOPS Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans
DD Department of Defense
DFAS-IN Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Indianapolis
DNBI disease and nonbattle injuries
DOD Department of Defense
DOJ Department of Justice
DOMS Director of Military Support
DOS Department of State
DOT Department of Transportation
DP displaced person
DS direct support
DSA division support area
ea each
EAC echelons above corps
EBC echelons below corps
EEI essential elements of information
EGA electronically generated form
EGCT extra good-conduct time
EHP emergency home patrol
EPW enemy prisoner of war
ERA emergency rest area
ES emergency services
ESF emergency support function
eval evaluation
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FCF field confinement facility
FDF field detention facility
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
Five Ss and T search, segregate, silence, speed, safeguard, and tag
FM field manual
FMFM Fleet Marine Force manual
FMFRP Fleet Marine Force reference publication
FN foreign nation
FORSCOM United States Army Forces Command
FSB forward support battalion
ft foot, feet
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)
gal gallon(s)
GC Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, 12 August 1949
gd guard
GO general officer
GP general purpose
GPW Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, 12 August 1949
GWS Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field, 12 August 1949
GWS (SEA) Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick, and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea, 12 August 1949
H&RA Humanitarian and Refugee Affairs
H/CA humanitarian and civic assistance
HA humanitarian assistance
HHC headquarters and headquarters company
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HM hazardous material
HN host nation
HQ headquarters
HQDA Headquarters, Department of the Army
ht height
I/R internment/resettlement
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross
ID identification
IDP internally displaced person
IFRC International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IG inspector general
IHO international humanitarian organization
IMC International Medical Corps
INS Immigration and Naturalization Service
IO international organization
IOM International Organization for Migration
IR information requirements
IRIC internment/resettlement information center
IRIS Internment/Resettlement Information System
IRS Internal Revenue Service
ISN internment serial number
J4 Logistics Directorate
Jan January
JCS joint chief of staff
JFC joint forces commander
JTF joint task force
JTR joint travel regulation
L&O law and order
LOC lines of communication
LP listening post
LRA local reproduction authorized
LTC lieutenant colonel
LZ landing zone
M month
MAJ major
MANSCEN Maneuver Support Center
MARKS Modern Army Recordkeeping System
MBA main battle area
MCCM modular crowd control munition
MCO Marine Corps order
MCO movement control officer
MCRP Marine Corps reference publication
MDMP military decision-making process
METT-TC mission, enemy, terrain, troops, time available, and civilian considerations
MI military intelligence
misc miscellaneous
MOOTW military operations other than war
MOS military occupational specialty
MP military police
MRE meal, ready-to-eat
MRO medical regulating officer
MSCA military support to civil authorities
MSF Médecin Sans Frontiéres (Doctors Without Borders)
MSR main supply route
MWD military working dog
NA not applicable
NA Narcotics Anonymous
NATL national
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NBC nuclear, biological, or chemical
NCCB National Council of Catholic Bishops
NCO noncommissioned officer
NCOIC noncommissioned officer in charge
NDC TACNOTE National Disaster Coalition tactical note
NG national guard
NGO nongovernmental organization
NLW nonlethal weapon
No. number
NOK next of kin
NWP Naval warfare publication
obj objective
OC oleoresin capsicum
OCONUS outside continental United States
OD other detainee
OFDA Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
OG olive green
OIC officer in charge
OIP organization inspection policy
OP observation post
OPCON operational control
OPLAN operation plan
OPNAVINST Office of the Chief of Naval Operations instruction
OPORD operation order
OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense
PA physician's assistant
PACAFP Pacific Air Forces pamphlet
pam pamphlet
PAO public affairs officer
PHS Public Health Service
PIR priority intelligence requirements
PM provost marshal
POC point of contact
pr pair
PRC populace and resource control
PSB prisoner services branch
PSYOP psychological operations
pub publication
PVNTMED preventive medicine
PW prisoners of war
QRF quick-reaction force
qty quantity
RCF regional corrections facility
RCM rules for courts-martial
reg regimental
ROE rules of engagement
ROI rules of interaction
RP retained person
S2 Intelligence Officer (US Army)
S3 Operations and Training Officer (US Army)
S4 Supply Officer (US Army)
S5 Civil Affairs Officer (US Army)
SA situational awareness
SCF Save the Children Foundation
SECDEF Secretary of Defense
SGT sergeant
SJA staff judge advocate
SM selected marksman
SOP standing operating procedure
SSN social security number
STANAG Standardization Agreement
STD sexually transmitted disease
STP soldier testing program
STP soldier training publication
STRESS search, tag, report, evacuate, segregate, and safeguard
TB tuberculosis
TCMS Theater Construction Management System
THP temporary home patrol
TO theater of operations
TOC tactical operations center
TOE table(s) of organization and equipment
TRADOC United States Army Training and Doctrine Command
TSC Theater Support Command
TTP tactics, techniques, and procedures
UCMJ Uniform Code of Military Justice
UIC unit identification code
UN United Nations
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNDRC United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNOCHA United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
US United States
USACIC United States Army Criminal Investigation Command
USAFEP United States Air Forces Europe pamphlet
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USAR United States Army Reserve
USCG Unites States Coast Guard
USD Under Secretary of Defense
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USDB United States Disciplinary Barracks
USIA United States Information Agency
WFP World Food Program
WO warrant officer
wt weight
Y year