Acronyms

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
C2 – command and control
C4 – command, control, communications, and computing
C4ISR – command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance
CF – conventional forces
CIA – Central Intelligence Agency
CJCSM – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Manual
CJCSI –┬áChairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction
CJIATF – combined joint interagency task force
CMO – civil-military operations
COIN – counterinsurgency
CONOPS – concept of operations
CS – combat support
CSS – combat service support
CT – counterterrorism
CTF – combined task force
DOD – Department of Defense
DODD – Department of Defense Directive
DODI – Department of Defense Instruction
DOTMLPF – doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, and facilities
FID – foreign internal defense
GPF – general purpose forces
GWOT – Global War on Terrorism
HN – host nation
HUMINT – human intelligence
IA – Interagency
IGO – intergovernmental organization
IO – information operations
IPE – intelligence preparation of the environment
ISR – intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance
JCA – Joint Capability Area
JFC – joint force commander
JIATF – joint interagency task force
JOC – joint operating concept
JP – joint publication
JTF – joint task force
JSOTF – joint special operations task force
LOE – limited objective experiment
LOO – line of operation
MCO – major combat operations
MILGRP – military group
MN – multinational
MOU – memorandum of understanding
NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NGO – nongovernmental organization
OPE operational preparation of the environment
OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense
OGA other government agency
PE – preparation of the environment
PSYOP psychological operations
SIBR Security, Institution Building and Reform
SOF special operations forces
SOJTF – special operations joint task force
SSTRO stabilization, security, transition, and reconstruction operations
TTP tactics, techniques, and procedures
UJTL Universal Joint Task List
US United States
USG United States government
USSOCOM United States Special Operations Command
UW unconventional warfare