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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #50 on: July 15, 2005, 18:53:50 »
GAFF - Give a F**k Factor as in: "when my GAFF bottoms out I'm pulling the pin."
FIDO - F**k It and Drive On
LLPF - a useful acronym for HUMINT reporting - Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #51 on: July 15, 2005, 21:16:07 »
Old MacDonald had some kit...

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #52 on: July 15, 2005, 23:35:24 »
SALY and SALT - Sames as Last Year/Last Time.  Particularly apropos when HQ wienies drags out the MO Summer FTX, CF Day or Ironman admin instr and forget to change the dates in Annex headers.
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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #53 on: August 22, 2005, 11:30:33 »
What does LHQ stand for?

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #54 on: August 22, 2005, 14:00:54 »
Local Headquarters.  It is an Army Cadet term.

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #55 on: August 28, 2005, 18:51:28 »
Couldn't seem to find this one on the forum and did a google and found this result, I hope its correct.

OD = Officer Designature

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #56 on: August 28, 2005, 19:08:03 »
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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #57 on: August 29, 2005, 09:03:22 »
MO - Medical Officer OR Military Observer
NO - Nursing Officer
HCA - Health Care Administrator
HSO - Health Services Officer
CRIS - Cranio-Rectal Insertion Syndrome



MM - Medicineman (me)
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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #58 on: August 29, 2005, 10:15:20 »
Probably the wrong thread, but since the additions have not been deleted and added to the original post, I figured I'd ask here...

What is the difference between CO and OC?  US/Canadian, or is there a rank difference as well?

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #59 on: August 29, 2005, 10:39:53 »
CO = Commanding Officer (of a Unit)

OC = Officer Commanding (of a Sub Unit)

You have the CO of the Bn and the OC's of the Coys.

Comd = Commander (of a formation)

The OCs report to the COs and the COs report to the Comd (ie. Comd 2 CMBG)
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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #60 on: October 08, 2005, 21:36:43 »
Don't forget, you can add acronyms to the Army.ca Military Terms Database.

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #61 on: October 08, 2005, 21:53:41 »
i don't think you have these ones

FEBA = Forward Edge of Battle Area
OBUA = Operations in Built Up Areas
HATS = Hull, Armament, Turret, Suspension
GIP = Grid Intersecting Point
LASER = Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
AFV = Armored Fighting Vehicle
TAC = Tactical     
3BW =  3 Block War
GWOT = Global War On Terror
COIN = Counter-Insurgency Operations
SASO = Stability & Support Ops
3D's = Defense/ Diplomacy/ Development
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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #62 on: October 08, 2005, 21:58:37 »

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #63 on: October 15, 2005, 21:52:38 »
Might I just add a new one now...

It's a replacement for NBC... it came from my CO... which he said it came from Ottawa...

it's CBRN


Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Counter Measures...

I only know this cause the CO wanted me to teach this on ELOC training than NBC.... meh... whatever... same stuff.


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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #64 on: October 16, 2005, 08:38:12 »
Its not an abbreviation nor an acronym but I still like it.

If you have a concern you can call:

1- 800- 942-2222

If you spell it out its 1-800 Whaaaaa!

You keep pressing the 2 until some one picks up...they are the ones that care.
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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #65 on: July 09, 2006, 21:35:57 »
http://army.ca/wiki/index.php/Abbreviations

A new page on the wiki for abbreviations - seems to me to be a perfect place for this material and any new additions.
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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #66 on: July 09, 2006, 21:40:43 »
Nice work, thanks!

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #67 on: July 10, 2006, 00:04:36 »
Not sure if this is a correct acronym but it's how myself and others see it

CSOR - Canadian Special Operations Regiment

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #68 on: July 10, 2006, 08:57:44 »
Pleaase feel free to add/edit aconyms in the wiki directly if you have the information. Any registered member with 10 posts and 3 hours here can make their own edits.

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #69 on: July 10, 2006, 09:03:34 »
Great idea and fantastic work by those who laid it all out...I'm not familiar with Canadian terminology, so it helps me avoid looking like any more of a fool than I am.....(did I say that??...oops)  :)
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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #71 on: November 25, 2006, 23:30:19 »
The Intelligence Branch and its personnel have a number of abbreviations associated with it/them:

The Intelligence Branch is the "Int Branch";

An Intelligence Officer is an "Int O";

An Intelligence Operator (i.e. a NCM) is an "Int Op";

The term Intelligence is "Int". 

Note:  Intelligence has historically had the abbreviation of "Int" in the United Kingdom and, by extention, the British Commonwealth countries.  There has been a tendancy among Canadians over the last few years to use the US abbreviation "Intel".  This is incorrect and generally drives Int Branch personnel crazy.  It is a poor habit, that can generally been traced to Air Force personnel who work in/with/for NORAD.  The shoulder flash worn by Canadian Army Intelligence personnel reads "Int".  This is the proper term.
« Last Edit: November 25, 2006, 23:54:31 by Acornboy »

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #72 on: December 08, 2006, 19:28:02 »
GAFF - "Give A **** Factor"
FUBIJAR - "**** Off Buddy I'm Just A Reservist"

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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #73 on: December 08, 2006, 19:36:36 »
GAFF - "Give A **** Factor"
FUBIJAR - "**** Off Buddy I'm Just A Reservist"

Wouldn't that be FOBIJAR?
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Re: Acronyms & Abbreviations of The CF
« Reply #74 on: December 09, 2006, 19:48:11 »
Yes.

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