U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 05-03 - 8th Eastern District

 

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Unofficial Coast Guard Auxiliary ACRONYM List

Document was created to assist our members with our language

Compiled by VFC-Fred Schmitt Flotilla 22-02 1sr - Rev. 10JUN04

A

 
ABC
American Boating Course
ABYC
American Boat and Yacht Council
ACN
Advanced Coastal Navigation Course
ADM
Admiral (USCG, USN, USPHS)
ADSO
Assistant District Staff Officer
ADSO-PAH
District Historian
AIDE
Aide to National Commodore/ District Commodore
AIM
Academy Introduction Mission (Coast Guard)
AIMOS
Auxiliary Mission Objectives System
AMOS
Auixiliary Mission Objectives System
ANSC
Auxiliary National Supply Center
AOR
Area of Responsibility
APC
Auxiliary Administration Procedures Course
ASYC
American Boat and Yacht Council
ATON
Aid to Navigation
AUXCEN
Auxiliary Center
AUXCOM
Auxiliary Communications Course
AUXDATA
Information data base
AUXLEA
Auxiliary Leadership & Management Course
AUXFAC
Auxiliary Facility
AUXLEA
Auxiliary Leadership Course
AUXLAM
Auxiliary Leadership and Management Course
AUXMAN
Auxiliary Manual
AUXMIN
Auxiliary Administrative Procedures Course
AUXMIS
Auxiliary Management Information System
AUXNAV
Auxiliary Navigation Course
AUXOP
Auxiliarist who successfully passed all 6 specialty courses: COM. NAV, PAT, SEA, SAR, and WEA
AUXPAT
Auxiliary Patrol Course
AUXSAR
Auxiliary Search and Rescue Course
AUXSEA
Auxiliary Seamanship Course
AUXSLO
Auxiliary State Liaison Programs
AUXWEA
Auxiliary Weather Course
AX AUXOP
(designated in AUXMIS database)

B

BCCM
Boat Crew Currency Maintenance
BCN
Basic Coastal Navigation Course
BCQ
Boat Crew Qualification
BCQP
Boating Crew Qualifications Course
BED
Base Enrollment Date
BIA
Boating Industry Association
BLA
Boating Law Administrator
BM
Boatswain’s Mate
BMOW
Boatswain’s Mate of the Watch
BOAT/US
Boat Owners Association of the US
BOCA
Boat Owners Council of America
BOSAF Boating Safety Correspondence Course
BQ Basically Qualified (old term for entry level member)
BS&S Boating Skills and Seamanship Course
BSAC Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC)
BSC Boating Safety Course

C

 
CAP Civil Air Patrol
CAPT Captain (USCG, USN, USPHS)
CC Career Counselor
CDR Commander (USCG, USN, USPHS)
CEU Continuing Education Unit
CFVE Commercial Fishing Vessel Examination
CG Coast Guard (USCG)
CGAUX Coast Guard Auxiliary
CGHQ Coast Guard Headquarters
CGI Coast Guard Institute, Okalahoma City, OK
CGMA Coast Guard Mutual Assistance
CHDIRAUX Chief Director, Auxiliary (Headquarters)
CM Communications
CME Courtesy Marine Examination
CO Commanding Officer
COMS Communications
COMMS Communications
COMDTINST Commandant Instruction
COMDTNOTE Commandant Notice
COMDTPUB Commandant Publication
COMO Commodore
COS Chief of Staff
CPO Chief Petty Officer (USCG, USN)
CPT Captain
CRC Civil Rights Counselor
CS Communication Services
CWO Chief Warrant Officer

D

 
D-AA Administrative Assistant to DCO
D-AD Aide to the DCO
DC National Department Chief
DCS District Chief of State
DCO District Commodore
DCDR Division Commander
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DIRAUX Director of Auxiliary (District or Regional)
DIST District
DIV Division
DOD Department of Defense
DOJ Department of Justice
DOL Department of Labor
DOT Department of Transportation
DPG District Planning Group
DSA Auxiliary Distinguished Service Award
DSO District Staff Officer
DVC Division Vice Captain
DVC-NC Conference Coordination, NACO Staff

E

 
ENS Ensign (USCG, USN)
EXCOM Division Executive Committee

F

 
FC Flotilla Commander
FED Flotilla Enrollment Date
FINCEN Financial Center
FN Finance
FM Family Member (AUXMIS designation)
FMV Fair Market Value
FSO Flotilla Staff Officer
FTR Federal Travel Regulations
FWPCA Federal Water Pollution Control Act

G

 
G-C Commandant of the Coast Guard
G-CCS Chief of Staff of the Coast Guard
G-CV Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard
G-O Assistant Commandant of Operations
G-OCX Chief Director, Coast Guard Auxiliary
GMT Greenwich Mean Time (See ZULU)
GSA General Services Administration

H

 
HARPAT Harbor Patrol
HIN Hull Identification Number
HSA Auxiliary Humanitarian Service Award

I

 
ICOMIA International Council of Marine Industry Associations
IP Immediate Past Office (except National Commodore)
IPDCP Immediate Past Division Captain
IQ Initially Qualified
IS Information Services
ISC Integrated Service Command
IT Instructor
ITT Instructor Trainer

J

 
JOOD Junior Office of the Deck/ Day

L

 
LCDR Lieutenant Commander (USCG,USN, USPHS)
LLC Auxiliary Legislative Liaison
LM Life Member (also for medal- Legion of Merit)
LT Lieutenant (USCG, USN, USPHS)
LTJG Lieutenant ( Junior Grade) (USCG, USN)

M

 
M Designates Nat's Aux Department of Marine Safety
MA Materials
MARS Military Affiliate Radio System
MARSEC Marine Security
MCPO Master Chief Petty Officer
MEP Marine Environmental Protection and Safety
ML Maintenance and Logistics Command
MR Member Resources (Old name for Personnel Services)
MS Marine Safety
MSA Auxiliary Meritorious Service Award
MSC Marine Safety Council
MSD Marine Sanitation Device of Marine Safety Detachment
MSO Marine Safety Office
MT Member Training

N

 
NACO National Commodore
NACON National Auxiliary Conference
NAPDIC National Association of Past District Commodores
N-AS NACO Secretary
NASBLA National Association of State Boating Law Administrators
NATL National
NAVCO National Vice Commodore
NAVCO-A National Vice Commodore – Atlantic
NAVCO-P National Vice Commodore – Pacific
NAVCO – COS National Vice Commodore – Chief of Staff
NBF National Boating Federation
NBSAC National Boating Safety Advisory Council
NBSS National Safety School
N-D NACO Aide
NEXCOM National Executive Committee
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
99 FORM Member Activity Log Form 7029
NIPCO National Immediate Past Commodore
NM New Member
NMC New Member Course
NOAA National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
NOS National Ocean Service
N-S Special Assignment, NACO staff
N-P Special Projects Officer, NACO staff
NOK Next of Kin
NOS National Ocean Survey (NOAA-Dept. Of Commerce)
NSBC National Safe Boating Counci
NSBW National Safe Boating Week
NSC National Safety Council
NTRAIN National Training Conference
NTSB National Transportation Safety Board
NWS National Weather Service (NOAA-Dept. of Commerce)

O

 
OBC Outboard Boating Club
OCMI Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection
OCS Officer Candidate School
OIC Officer in Charge
OOD Officer of the Deck/Day
OP Operations
OPR Operation Patrol Readiness
OPS Operations/Operations Officer
OSC Operational Specialty Course

P

 
PA Public Affairs
PATCOM Patrol Commander
PATRON Private Aid to Navigation
PB Publications
PE Public Education
PFD Personal Flotation Device
PO Petty Officer (USCG, USN)
PS Personal Services (Also Reserve Port Security Rate)
PS&S Port Safety and Security
PV Program Visitor
PWC Personal Watercraft (jet ski)

Q

 
QE Qualification Examiner

R

 
RADM Rear Admiral
RAP Recruiting Assistance Program
RBS Recreational Boating Safety
RCO District Rear Commodore
RET Retired
REYR In Arrears

S

 
S&S Sailing & Seamanship Course
SAR Search and Rescue
SAREX Search and Rescue (training) exercise
SBLA State Boating Law Administrator
SC Specialty Course (One of Seven)
SCPO Senior Chief Petty Officer (USCG, USN)
SHPT Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
SK Storekeeper
SLO Auxiliary State Liaison Officer
SN Seaman (USCG, USN)
SO Division Staff Officer
SR Secretary/Records (also Seaman Recruit)
SSBLAA Southern States Boating Law Admin. Assoc.

T

 
TCT Team Coordination Training
TONO Travel Order Number

U

 
UDC US Coast Guard Uniform Distribution Center
USA United States Army
USAF United States Air Force
USAFR United States Air Force Reserve
USA-NG United States Army- National Guard
USAR United States Army Reserve
USC US Code
USCA United States Code Annotated
USCG United States Coast Guard (also CG)
USCGA US Coast Guard Academy
USCGAUX United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
USCGR United States Coast Guard Reserve
USMC United States Marine Corps
USMCR United States Marine Corps Reserve
USN United States Navy
USNR United States Navy Reserve
USPHS United States Public Health Service
USPS United States Power Squadrons

V

 
VADM Vice Admiral (USCG, USN)
VCO District Vice Commodore
VCDR Division Vice Commander
VE Vessel Examiner
VFC Vice Flotilla Commander
VSC Vessel Safety Check

W

 
WPB Coast Guard Patrol Boat Class

X

 
XO Executive Officer
XPO Executive Petty Officer

Y

 
YN Yeoman

Z

 
ZULU Date- Time Group on Messages (GMT)
 
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