AAFES Army and Air Force Exchange Service

ABL ammunition basic load

ACofS Assistant Chief of Staff

ACR armored cavalry regiment

ADP automatic data processing

AFFS-F Army Field Feeding System,Future

ALCC airlift control center

ALOC air lines of communication

AMEDD Army Medical Department

AMOPES Army Mobilization Operations Planning and Execution System

AO area of operations

AOR area of responsibility

APOE aerial port of embarkation

ARNG Army National Guard

ASA(FM&C) Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller

ASB aviation support battalion (division)

ASF aeromedical staging facility

ASL authorized stockage list

ASMB area support medical battalion

ASP ammunition supply point

ATACMS Army Tactical Missile System

ATLS advanced trauma life support

ATP ammunition transfer point

AVIM aviation intermediate maintenance

AVUM aviation unit maintenance


BAS battalion aid station

BDAR battle damage assessment and repair

BII basic issue item

BMMC brigade materiel management center

BMO battalion maintenance officer

bn battalion

BSA brigade support area


C2 command and control

C2SRS command and control strength reporting system

CCL combat-configured load

CGSC U.S. Army Command and General Staff College

CHS combat health support

CI command information

CINC commander in chief

CL combat load

CLT cellular logistics team

CMCC corps movement control center

CMMC corps materiel management center

COMMZ communications zone

COMSEC communications security

CONUS continental United States

COSCOM corps support command

CP command post

CRC CONUS replacement center

CSA corps storage area

CSB corps support battalion

CSG corps support group

CSH combat support hospital

CSR controlled supply rate

CSS combat service support

CTA common tables of allowances

CVS commercial vendor services

CZ combat zone


DA Department of the Army

DAO division ammunition officer

DCSPER Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel

DFAS-IN Defense Finance and Accounting Service,Indianapolis

DFSA designated finance support activity

DISCOM division support command

DMA Defense Mapping Agency

DMMC division materiel management center

DMOC division medical operations center

DMSO division medical supply office

DNBI disease and nonbattle injury

DOD Department of Defense

DODIC Department of Defense identification code

DOS days of supply

DS direct support

DSA division support area

DSM direct support maintenance

DSU direct support unit

DTO division transportation officer


EAC echelons above corps

EAD echelons above division

EMT emergency medical technician

EOD explosive ordnance disposal

EODCT EOD control team

EPW enemy prisoner of war

ESP engineer supply point


1SG first sergeant

FAASV field artillery ammunition support vehicle

FARE forward area refueling equipment

FARP forward area rearm/refuel point

FB finance battalion

FC finance command

FD finance detachment

FG finance group

FLOT forward line of own troops

FM field manual; frequency modulated (radio)

FMLB forward medical logistics battalion

FRAGO fragmentary order

FSB forward support battalion

FSC field service company

FSSP fuel system supply point

FST finance support team

fwd forward


GPM gallons per minute

GRS general religious support

GS general support

GSM general support maintenance

GSU general support unit

GTA Graphic Training Aid


HEMTT heavy expanded mobility tactical truck

HET heavy-equipment transporter

HHC headquarters and headquarters company

HHD headquarters and headquarters detachment

HLP heavy-lift platoon

HN host nation

HNS host nation support

HQ headquarters

HQDA Headquarters, Department of the Army

HUSF hospital unit surgical forward


IAW in accordance with

ISO International Standards Organization


JFC joint force commander

JMAO Joint Mortuary Affairs Office

JMRO Joint Medical Regulating Office

JOPES Joint Operation Planning and Execution System


LID light infantry division

LIN line item number

LO liaison officer

LOC lines of communication

LOGPAC logistics package

LOTS logistics-over-the-shore operations

LRP logistics release point


MAC maintenance allocation chart

MACOM major Army command

MASF mobile aeromedical staging facility

MASH mobile army surgical hospital

MCA movement control agency

MCC movement control center

MCL mission-configured load

MCO movement control officer

MCP maintenance collection point

MCT movement control team

MEDCOM medical command

MEDLOG medical logistics

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

MHE materials handling equipment

MLP medium-lift platoon

MLRS multiple-launch rocket system

MMC materiel management center

MOADS/PLS maneuver-oriented ammunition distribution system,

palletized loading system

MOGAS motor gasoline

MOPP mission-oriented protection posture

MOS military occupational specialty

MP military police

MPRJ Military Personnel Records Jacket, US Army

MRE meal, ready to eat

MRO materiel release order

MRT movement regulating team

MSB main support battalion

MSC major subordinate command

MSR main supply route

MST maintenance support team

MTF medical treatment facility

MTMC Military Traffic Management Command

MTOE modified table(s) of organization and equipment

MWO modification work order

MWR morale, welfare, and recreation


NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBC nuclear, biological, and chemical

NCO noncommissioned officer

NEO noncombatant evacuation order

NICP national inventory control point

NSL nonstockage list


OCIE organizational clothing and individual equipment


OMPF official military personnel file

OPLAN operation plan

OPORD operation order

OPSEC operations security

ORF operational readiness float


PA physician's assistant

PAC Personnel and Administration Center

PASR personnel accounting and strength reporting

PLL prescribed load list

PLS palletized loading system

PM preventive medicine

POD port of debarkation

POL petroleum, oils, and lubricants

PRM personnel readiness manager

PRR personnel requirements report

PSR personnel status report

PSS personnel service support

PSYOP psychological operations

PW prisoner of war


QM Quartermaster

QSTAG Quadripartite Standardization Agreement


RAOC rear area operations center

RMMC regimental materiel management center

ROAMS Replacement Operations Automated Management System

ROM refueling on the move

RSR required supply rate

RTD return to duty

RX reparable exchange


S&P stake and platform

S&S supply and service

S&T supply and transport

SAAS Standard Army Ammunition System

SC sideless containers

SCL strategic-configured load

SEALOC sea lines of communication

SFC sergeant first class

SHORAD short-range air defense (system)

SIDPERS Standard Installation/Division Personnel System

SJA Staff Judge Advocate

SLCR shower, laundry, and clothing repair

SMFT semitrailer-mounted fabric tank

SOP standing operating procedure

SRP soldier readiness program

SSA supply support activity

SST system support team

ST student text

STANAG Standardization Agreement

STON short ton


TA theater army

TAACOM theater army area command

TACCS Tactical Army CSS Computer System

TAMCA theater army movement control agency

TAMMC theater army materiel management center

TAPDB total Army personnel data base

TCC transportation component command

TDA table of distribution and allowances

TMT transportation motor transport

TOE tables of organization and equipment

TOW tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided

TPFDL time-phased force deployment list

TPU tank and pump unit

TRADOC US Army Training and Doctrine Command

TRANSCOM transportation command

TSA theater storage area

TTHS transients, trainees, holdees, and students

TTS transportation terminal service


UBL unit basic load

UMCP unit maintenance collection point

UMMIPS Uniform Materiel Movement and Issue Priority System

UMT unit ministry team

USAF US Air Force

USAR US Army Reserve

USARPERCEN US Army Personnel Center

USO United Service Organizations

USTA PERSCOM US Total Army Personnel Command

USTRANSCOM US Transportation Command

UXO unexploded ordnance


VA Department of Veteran Affairs


WHNS wartime host nation support

WSM weapon system manager

WSRO weapon system replacement operations


XO executive officer


ZI zone of interior