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AC Active Component
ACS Aerial Common Sensor
ACS Army Community Service
A-FIST Abrams Full Crew Interactive Simulator Trainer
AIT Advanced Individual Training
ANGCRRA Army National Guard Combat Readiness Reform Act
AOR Area of Responsibility
ARNG Army National Guard

BCT Brigade Combat Team
BCTP Battle Command Training Program

C4 Command, Control, Communications and Computers
C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
CONUS Continental United States
CONUSA Continental United States Armies

DA Department of the Army
DCGS-A Distributed Common Ground System–Army
DEP Delayed Entry Program DoD Department of Defense
DOTMLPF Doctrine, Organizations, Training, Materiel, Leadership, Personnel and Facilities
DRU Direct Reporting Unit

eArmyU Army University Access Online
eSB enhanced Separate Brigade

FCS Future Combat SystemFM Field Manual
FORSCOM Forces Command
FRRI Federal Reserve Restructuring Initiative
FSP Forward Support Package

GFR Ground Forces Readiness

IADT Initial Active Duty for Training
IMA Installation Management Agency
IRR Individual Ready Reserve
ISR Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

JFC Joint Force Commander
JNTC Joint National Training Capability
JRTC Joint Readiness Training Center

LMTS Laser Marksmanship Training System
LVS Live, Virtual, Constructive

MACA Military Assistance to Civil Authorities
MACOM Major Command
MEADS Medium Extended Air Defense System
MILES Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System
MOS Military Occupational Specialty

NCOES Noncommissioned Officer Education System
NDAA National Defense Authorization Act
NETCOM Network Enterprise Technology Command
NPS Non Prior Service
NTC National Training Center

OCONUS Outside Continental United States
OPTEMPO Operations TempoOSD Office of the Secretary of Defense

PAC-3 Patriot Advanced Capability-3
PEO Program Executive Office
PM Project Manager

RC Reserve Component
RRC Regional Readiness Command

SBCT Stryker Brigade Combat Team
SETS Secondary Education Transition Study
SIMNET Simulation Network
SOF Special Operations Forces
SRS Strategic Readiness System
S&T Science & Technology

TADSS Training Aids, Devices, Simulators and Simulations
TAM Training Assessment Model
TRADOC Training and Doctrine Command
TPU Troop Program Unit
TSV Theater Support Vessel

UA Unit of Action
UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
USAR United States Army Reserve
USARC United States Army Reserve Command

VERTS Virtual Emergency Response Training System

WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction

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