Abbreviations


AC Active Component
AF Air Force
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AIREVAC Air Evacuation
AMEDD Army Medical Department
ANCOC Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course
AOCs Areas of Concentration
ATH Air Transportable Hospital
BNCOC Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course
CAS3 Combined Arms and Services Staff School
C4I Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence
CENTCOM Central Command
CHAMPUS Civilian Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
CINC Commander in Chief
CJTF-S Combined Joint Task Force Somalia
CMOC Civil/Military Operations Center
CMS Central Material Service
CONUS Continental United States
CSA Chief of Staff of the Army
CSH Combat Support Hospital
DEPMEDS Deployable Medical System
DNBI Disease and Nonbattle Injury
DNR Do-Not-Resuscitate
DoD U.S. Department of Defense
ER Emergency Room
EUCOM European Command
EVAC Evacuation Hospital
FDA Federal Drug Administration
FH Field Hospital
FM Field Manual
FORSCOM Forces Command
FSTForward Surgical Teams
FWD Forward
FYROM Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
GAO U.S. Government Accounting Office
GI Gastrointestinal
GME Graduate Medical Education
HACC Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Center
HIV Human Immune Deficiency Virus
HROs Humanitarian Relief Organizations
ICU Intensive Care Unit
IMA Individual Mobilization Augmentee
IOM International Organization of Migration
JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff
JRTC Joint Readiness Training Center
JTF Joint Task Force
JTF-PP Joint Task Force Provide Promise
JTF-S Joint Task Force-Somalia
JTFSC-S Joint Task Force Support Command-Somalia
LOS Length of Stay
MARFOR Marine Forces
MASF Mobile Aeromedical Staging Facility
MASH Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
MEDCEN Medical Center
MEDCOM Medical Command
MEDDAC Medical Activity
MEDEVAC Medical Evacuation
MEDLOG Medical Logistics
MFO Sinai Multinational Force, Sinai
MNF Multinational Force
MOS Military Occupational Specialty
MP Military Police
MSC Medical Service Corps
MTF Medical Task Force
MTFs Military Treatment Facilities
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NCOs Noncommissioned Officers
NDMS National Disaster Medical System
NGO Nongovernmental Organization
NTC National Training Center
OAC Officers Advanced Course
OBC Officers Basic Course
OB/GYN Obstetrics and Gynecology
OCH Operation Continue Hope
OCONUS Outside CONUS
ODS Operation Desert Storm
OFDA Office of Federal Disaster Assistance, U.S. Department of State
OOTW Operations Other Than War
OPP Operation Provide Promise
OPR Operation Provide Relief
OPTEMPO Operating Tempo
ORH Operation Restore Hope
OASD Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
OT/PT Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy
OTSG Office of The Army Surgeon General
PA Physician Assistant
PAHO Pan American Health Organization
PASBA Patient Administration Systems and Biostatistics Activities
PERSTEMPO Personnel Tempo
PROFIS Professional Filler System
PT Physical Therapy
RAF Royal Air Force
RC Reserve Component
RCCS Remote Clinical Consultation System
ROEs Rules of Engagement
RTD Return to Duty
SOF Special Forces
TB Tuberculosis
TDA Table of Distribution and Allowance
TF Task Force
TOE Table of Organization and Equipment
UAVs Unmanned aerial vehicles
UN United Nations
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees
UNITAF United Nations Task Force
UNMIH United Nations Mission in Haiti
UNOSOM I/II United Nations Operation Somalia I/II
UNPROFOR United Nations Protection Force
URIs Upper respiratory infections
USAID U.S. Agency for International Development
USAMEDCOM U.S. Army Medical Command
USAREUR U.S. Army Europe
WAMC Womack Army Medical Center
WHO World Health Organization
WRAMC Walter Reed Army Medical Center

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