At War & Transforming
Strategic Environment
The Army, Serving Today
Realizing the Army Vision
A Commitment to the Future
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The 2003 United States Army Posture Statement


A2C2S Army Airborne Command and Control System
AAE Army Acquisition Executive
ABIC Army Business Initiative Council
ACA Army Contracting Agency
AC Active Component
ACR Armored Cavalry Regiment
ACSIM Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management
AKE Army Knowledge Enterprise
AKM Army Knowledge Management
AKO Army Knowledge Online
AMP Aviation Modernization Plan
APS Army Prepositioned Stocks
AR Army Reserve and Army Regulation
ARV Armed Robotic Vehicle
ASLC Army Strategic Leadership Course
ASMP Army Strategic Mobility Program
ATLDP Army Training and Leader Development Panel
BIC Business Initiative Council
BLOS Beyond-Line-of-Sight
BOLC Basic Officer Leader Course
BRAC Base Realignment and Closure
BUP Barracks Upgrade Program
C2V Command and Control Vehicle
C4 Command, Control, Communication, and Computer
C4ISR Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
CASC Combined Arms Staff Course
CBRNE Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosive
CD&E Concept Development and Experimentation
CMTC Combat Maneuver Training Center
CONUS Continental United States
CONUSA Continental United States Armies
CPMS Civilian Personnel Management System
CROP Common Relevant Operating Picture
CS Combat Support
CSS Combat Service Support
CST Combat Service Team
CTC Combat Training Centers
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DCGS-A Distributed Common Ground System-Army
DHA Direct Hire Authority
DoD Department of Defense
eArmyU Army University Access Online
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
FCS Future Combat System
FM Field Manual
FORSCOM Forces Command
FRMV FCS Recovery and Maintenance Vehicle
FRRI Federal Reserve Restructuring Initiative
FYDP Future Years Defense Programs
GCSS-A Global Combat Service Support - Army
GIG Global Information Grid
GMD Ground Mobile Defense
GWOT Global War on Terror
HIMARS High Mobility Artillery Rocket System
HLS Home Land Security
HMMWV High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle
HQDA Headquarters Department of the Army
I3MP Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program
ICV Infantry Carrier Vehicle
IMS Intelligent Munitions Systems
ILE Intermediate Level Education
IMA Installation Management Agency
IMINT Imagery Intelligence
IOC Initial Operational Capability
I-PAT Implementation Process Action Team
ISSP Information Systems Security Program
ISR Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
IT Information Technologies
JFC Joint Force Commander
JPME Joint Professional Military Education
JRTC Joint Readiness Training Center
LOS Line-of-Sight
LSI Lead Systems Integrator
LOGCAP Logistics Civil Augmentation Program
MACOM Major Army Command
MASINT Measurement and Signals Intelligence
MCS Mounted Combat System
MEADS Medium Extended Air Defense System
MEMS Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems
MILCON Military Construction
MILES Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System
MLB Mobile Light Brigades
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOS Military Occupational Specialty
MRI Medical Reengineering Initiative
MUGV Unmanned Ground Vehicle
MULE Multifunction Utility / Logistics and Equipment
MV Medical Vehicle
NCOES Noncommissioned Officer Education Systems
NETCOM Network Enterprise Technology Command
NLOS Non-Line-Of-Sight
NMP National Maintenance Program
NSS National Security Strategy
NTC National Training Center
OCONUS Outside Continental United States
OES Officer Education System
OPTEMPO Operating Tempo
OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense
PAC3 Patriot Advanced Capability 3
PEO Program Executive Office
RC Reserve Component
RCI Residential Communities Initiatives
RCR Readiness Command Restructuring
RSTA Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition
RSV Reconnaissance and Surveillance Vehicle
SBCT Stryker Brigade Combat Team
SDD System Development and Demonstration
SDHSS Shallow Draft High Speed Sealift
SETS Secondary Education Transition Study
SOF Special Operations Forces
SOLD Spouse Orientation and Leader Development
SRS Strategic Readiness System
SSF Single Stock Fund
S&T Science & Technology
TIM Transformation of Installation Management
TLDD Tactical Logistics Data Digitization
TRADOC Training and Doctrine Command
TSV Theater Support Vessel
UA Unit of Action
UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
USAR United States Army Reserve
WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction
WOES Warrant Officer Education System


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