Some of the more frequently repeated phrases or abbreviations found on this website are as follows:

  Unit Abbreviations

A Army
Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army
ABN Airborne
ABNDIV Airborne Division
ADA Air Defense Artillery
ARM Armor
ARMBN Armor Battalion
ARMD Armored
ARMDCAV Armored Cavalry
ARMDDIV Armored Division
AFLDSUP Army Field Support
ARC Army Reserve Command
AVN Aviation
AVNBDE Aviation Brigade
AVNREG Aviation Regiment
BCT Brigade Combat Team
BDE Brigade
BN Battalion
CA Civil Affairs
CABN Civil Affairs Battalion
CAV Cavalry
CAVBDE Cavalry Brigade
CAVDIV Cavalry Division
CHEBDE Chemical Brigade
CHEBN Chemical Battalion
CID Criminal Investigation Command
CMD Command
DA Department of the Army
DET Detachment
DIA Defense Intelligence Agency
DISCOM Division Support Command (DISCOM)
DIV Division
DIVARTY Division Artillery

ENG Engineer

ENGBDE Engineer Brigade

ENGBN Engineer Battalion

FA Field Artillery

FABDE Field Artillery Brigade 

FABN Field Artillery Battalion

FF Field Force

FIN Finance

FSB Forward Support Battalion

GP Group

HHB Headquarters and Headquarters Battery

HHC Headquarters & Headquarters Company

INF Infantry

INFBDE Infantry Brigade

 INFDIV Infantry Division

KATUSA Korean Augmentation to the United States Army

LOG Logistical

LOGCMD Logistical Command 

LRSD Long Range Surveillance Detachment

MSB Main Support Battalion

MD Mountain Division

MED Medical

MEDBDE Medical Brigade

MEDBN Medical Battalion

MFO Multinational Forces and Observers

MI Military Intelligence

MIBDE Military Intelligence Brigade

MIBN Military Intelligence Battalion

MICMD Military Intelligence Command

MP Military Police

MPBDE Military Police Brigade

MPDET Military Police Detachment

NCO Noncommissioned Officer

NG National Guard

OPS Operations

PACCMD Pacific Command 

PERS Personnel

PERSCOM Personnel Command (PERSCOM)

POC Psychological Operations Command

QM Quartermaster

RR Ranger Regiment

RCT Regimental Combat Team

REG Regiment

 SCH School

SECARMY Secretary of the Army

SFC Special Forces Command 

SIG Signal

SIGBDE Signal Brigade

SIGBN Signal Battalion

SIGCMD Signal Command

SOC Special Operations Command

SOS Special Operations Support

SOSCMD Special Operations Support Command

STB Special Troops Battalion 

SUPBDE Support Brigade

SUPCMD Support Command

TRABDE Training Brigade

TRADOC Training and Doctrine Command

TRN Transportation

TRANSCOM Transportation Command

TRNGP Transportation Group

USAACE U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence

USAJFKSWCS U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School

USAF U.S. Air Force

USAR U.S. Army Reserve

USARC U.S. Army Reserve Command

USAREC U.S. Army Recruiting Command

USASOC U.S. Army Special Operations Command

USSOC U.S. Special Operations Command

USCG U.S. Coast Guard

USMC U.S. Marine Corps

USN U.S. Navy

USPHS U.S. Public Health Service

WAC Women's Army Corps

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