The Acronym List

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  1. Capt MJ

    Capt MJ 10-Year Member

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    Original Poster. Common Internet forum usage, not a uniquely military term.

    If it’s green, they are logged in at that moment.

    If you do @username in the text of your post, you ensure username is notified about it - doesn’t matter if they are OP, a poster in the thread of interest, or not. It flags it for their attention.
    Example... @jaglvr
     
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  2. jaglvr

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    thanks!
     
  3. AROTC-dad

    AROTC-dad Moderator 5-Year Member

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    OP means original poster.

    It is not a military acronym. It is the person who initiated a thread in a forum.
     
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  4. jaglvr

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    yeah i would never have worked that one out
     
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  5. BurntENDZ

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    Can we add GHD - Ground Hog Day............watching for changes over and over and over with respect to SA status
     
  6. TacticalNuke

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    Thank you for the recommendation. Unfortunately, we won't be able to add that to the acronym list.

    -TN
     
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  7. MechEmaj22

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    OG-"Old Grad" = West Point alumnus
     
  8. Soon.to.be.a.leader

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    It takes me forever to remember this whole list/thread acronyms.
     
  9. TacticalNuke

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    Thank you; this has been added.

    -TN
     
  10. Tbpxece

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    Can add:

    AMS - Academy of Military Science (previous specialized ANG-only Officer Training School, replaced by TFOT around 2014. Occasionally used interchangeably with OTS or TFOT)

    TFOT - Total Force Officer Training (USAF unified line officer training program for ANG, AF Reserves, and USAF-AD, falls under OTS at Maxwell)

    COT - Commissioned Officer Training (USAF unified non-line officer training for ANG, AF Reserves, and USAF-AD, falls under OTS at Maxwell)

    RCOT - Reserve Commissioned Officer Training (USAF reserve-only, non-line officer training for specifically identified career fields in the AF Reserve Component designated as hard-to-fill. Most non-line officers will go through COT, not RCOT).

    AC - Active Component (Title 10 Active Duty force)

    RC - Reserve Component (Reserve, National Guard, Civil Air Patrol, and other Auxiliaries)

    T10 - Title 10 (aka federally-funded, federally-controlled military equipment and personnel)

    T32 - Title 32 (aka federally-funded, state-controlled ANG/ARNG equipment and personnel)

    SAD - State Active Duty (state-funded, state-controlled ANG/ARNG equipment)

    T5 - Title 5 (federal DoD civilians)

    RED HORSE - Air Force Expeditionary Civil Engineering Forces

    PRIME BEEF - Air Force Primary Civil Engineer Forces

    S-Team - Air Force Reserve Professional Engineering Staff Augmentation Team (only in ANG/Reserves)

    USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers

    Seabee/CB - Navy Construction Battalion (Navy Civil Engineers)

    AFCEC - Air Force Civil Engineer Center

    AFIT - Air Force Institute of Technology

    I've seen these last engineering-specific ones come up in recent threads, as a lot apply to AFROTC technical degree applicants (a bunch of whom are pursuing engineering degrees)
     
  11. MidCakePa

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    OP typically means “original poster,” i.e. the person who started the thread.
     
  12. Tbpxece

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    Also, may want to add a note to "CO" that AF doesn't use this term. It is just "Commander" or "Flight/Squadron/Group/Wing Commander"
     
  13. Thats_my_Boy!

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    Academically, physically and medically qualified.
     
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    Than you
     
  16. williamsdr3

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    Can we please add ROO to the acronym list? I have a general idea what it is but don't know what it stands for. Thank you.
     
  17. AROTC-dad

    AROTC-dad Moderator 5-Year Member

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    It is already on the list:

    ROO – Recruiting Operations Officer (AROTC)
     
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