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Military Acronyms & Gateways & Services

Dictionaries, Acronyms

Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Navy
Prepared by DoD Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses.

Army Acronyms
An Alphabetical Listing of Army Acronyms.

DoD Dictionary of Military Terms
Managed by the Joint Doctrine Division, J-7, Joint Staff.

Portals, Gateways

AKO (Army Knowledge Online)
Army's worldwide Intranet.

AF Portal
Air Force Intranet.

Air War College Gateway to Internet Resources
References Online & Off, Issues & Doctrine & War Fighting, Logistics, Mobility, Military Theory, Military History, Military Medicine, International Studies and Travel, Think Tank Resources and more.

DoD News, Transformation, War on Terror.

DKO (Defense Knowledge Online)
A Intranet for Active Duty, Reserve National Guard, DA Civilian, Retired, and Military Guests.

GKO (Guard Knowledge Online)
National Guard Intranet.

JKO (Joint Knowledge Online)
Joint Force Intranet.

NKO (Navy Knowledge Online)
Navy's worldwide Intranet.

Web Portal developed by Office of the National Intelligence.

See also & Listservs.

Statements, Regulations, Speeches, Guidance, Manuals

Annual Defense Report
Details how the Department of Defense built its capabilities and is working to maintain them in the future.

Army Posture Statement
An unclassified summary of Army roles, missions, accomplishments, plans, and programs.

Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)
BRAC Commission Final Report and Timeline.

DoD Personnel & Procurement Statistics
Procurement, Personnel and Forms and Reports (through 2006).

DoD Personnel & Procurement Statistics
Procurement, Personnel and Forms and Reports (through 2007).

DoD Organization and Functions Guidebook
Outlines the functions of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Defense Agencies, and DoD Field Activities.

DoD Speeches
Official statements of the Department of Defense.

DTIC Scientific & Technical Information Network
Unclassified DTIC Reports.

Manual for Courts Martial 2000
By Joint Service Committee on Military Justice.

How the Army Runs
A Senior Leader Reference Handbook.

Transformation Planning Guidance
DOD report by April 2003.

See also Current News for the latest announcements from news media.
See also Online Publication arranged by Agencies or by Titles.

Programs, Studies, Commissions

Center for Ecological Management of Military Lands
Provides technical services to support the military’s national defense mission. Military lands are critical assets for training and testing activities.

Central United States Registry
Provides NATO information to U.S. customers, retain record copies of previously issued NATO documents, and conduct oversight for U.S. organizations and agencies which retain or process NATO classified information.

DLAMP, Defense Leadership and Management Program
A Department-wide program for growing future DoD civilian leaders through 'joint' civilian training, education and development; provide information and guidance on the transition, program requirements, and notable DLAMP events.

Leading Change
Information regarding Total Army Quality (TAQ), the Army’s integrated strategic management approach achieving performance excellence.

Military Family Institute
A cross-departmental research program housed at Purdue University and funded by the Department of Defense, Office of Military Community and Family Policy.

Peacekeeping and Related Operations
Provides analysis and ideas for the future of peacekeeping from various sources.

National Security Study Group
Provides the most comprehensive government-sponsored review of U.S. national security.

U.S. Army Tables of Organization & Equipment (TOE)
Federation of American Scientists.

Where to Find Military Information
Prepared by Naval Postgraduate School.

US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
For geostrategic and national security research and analysis.

See also Knowledge Management.


Armed Forces Hostess Association
An all volunteer group of military wives representing all five of the uniformed services.

Army Enlisted Records and Evaluation Center (EREC)
Integrates and coordinates military personnel systems to develop and optimize the utilization of the Army's human resources in peace and war; performs all personnel management functions for the distribution, development, retention and transition of active duty soldiers, mobilized Reserve component soldiers, and those on extended tours of active duty, temporary tours of active duty, or retired recalled to active duty.

Army Training Support Center
Serves as the Army's premier training support planner, researcher, integrator, and service provider.

Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute
  DoD EEO program, education and research.

Defense Finance & Accounting Service
Access to Military Pay, Civilian Pay, Retired Pay, Travel Pay and Contract/Vendor Pay.

Defense POW-MIA Agency
Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office.

DoD Portal to Civilian Life
Assist Service members leaving active duty.

Guide to the Evaluation of Education Experiences in the Armed Services
The standard reference work for recognizing learning acquired in military life.

For Quality of Life Issues.

Logistics Support Activity
The US Army’s “Ft. Knox of logistics information and solutions.

U.S. Army Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS)
Provides DoD sponsored emergency communications on a local, national, and international basis as an adjunct to normal communications; auxiliary communications for military, civil, and/or disaster officials during periods of emergency; assist in effecting normal communications under emergency conditions.


Army Institute of Heraldry
Graphics of Army Emblems, Badges, Medals.

Military Insignia
The Way You Tell Who's Who in the Military.

Pentagon Homepage
About the Pentagon Facts and Figures, Tour Information.

Pentagon Renovation
The Pentagon Renovation & Construction Program Office Web Site.

Soldier's Creed
Warrior Ethos.