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DIVISION 13 – SOUTH SHORE LONG ISLAND
Nassau County, New York, South of Long Island Expressway to the Atlantic Ocean.

Joe Dirocco

Joseph Di Rocco
Division Commander

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Richard Spero

Richard Spero
Division Vice Commander




 


 

2017

Division Officers & Staff

Division Officers
Division Commander (DCDR) Joseph Di Rocco

perfidiajoe@verizon.net

Vice Division Commander (VDCDR) Richard Spero

rcspero.cgaux@optimum.net

Immediate Past DC (IPDCDR) Rick Teufel

rdrocket2@msn.com

Bridge
Flotilla 13-06
Flotilla Commander (FC) Richard Teufel (CY2017)

rdrocket2@msn.com

Flotilla Vice Commander (VFC) Joseph Villafane (CY2017)

joav412@aol.com

Flotilla 13-09
Flotilla Commander (FC) Bill Kelly (CY2017) song12@verizon.net
Flotilla Vice Commander (VFC) Rusty Monclova (CY2017)

  Russell.Monclova@verizon.net 

Flotilla 13-11
Flotilla Commander (FC) Vincent Porsella (CY2017)

cfv1sr@aol.com

Flotilla Vice Commander (VFC) Paul Hendelman (CY2017) Phend800@yahoo.com
Flotilla 13-12
Flotilla Commander (FC) George Laguerre (CY2017)
Flotilla Vice Commander (VFC) August Craanen (CY2017)
Flotilla 13-13
Flotilla Commander (FC) Dave Mahler (CY2015)
Flotilla Vice Commander (VFC) Ronald Tomo (CY2015)

Rtomo@optonline.net

Division 13 Staff Officers
Communications (SO-CM) William Dahl

wdahl@optonline.net

Communication Services (SO-CS) August Craanen

august.craanen@cgauxnet.us

Diversity (SO-DV) Robert Cincotta
Finance (SO-FN) Denise Castrogiovanni

DeeSea14@aol.com

Human Resources (SO-HR) George Laguerre
Information Services (SO-IS) Phil Pelter

ppelter@optonline.net

Materials (SO-MA) Larry Rice

LHRice@hotmail.com

Marine Safety (SO-MS) William Kelly
Member Training (SO-MT) Vincent Porsella

cfv1sr@aol.com

Navigation Systems (SO-NS) Richard Spero
Operations (SO-OP) William Dahl

wdahl@optonline.net

Public Affairs (SO-PA) vacant
Publications (SO-PB) vacant
Public Education (SO-PE) Robert Steel
Program Visitor (SO-PV) Robert Steel

steelaway@hotmail.com

Secretary / Records (SO-SR) Jessica Ksiazek

pirateturtle@optonline.net

Vessel Safety Exams (SO-VE) August Craanen

FIRST DISTRICT - SOUTHERN WEBSITES

Units without active (clickable) links do not yet have Approved Auxiliary Websites.

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Flotilla 12 (AMITYVILLE)
Flotilla 52 (BRONX)
Flotilla 5-11 (UPPER MANHATTAN)
Flotilla 61 (MAMARONECK)
Flotilla 63 (LAKE MAHOPAC)
Flotilla 64 (VERPLANCK)
Flotilla 65 (IRVINGTON)
Flotilla 68 (YONKERS)
Division 7 (WESTERN CONNECTICUT DIVISION)
Flotilla 71 (PORTCHESTER)
Flotilla 10-10 (HACKENSACK)
Flotilla 11-3 (HOWARD BEACH)
Flotilla 11-11 (JAMAICA BAY)
Flotilla 11-12 (BROOKLYN SOUTH)
Flotilla 12-8 (FT. TOTTEN)
Flotilla 15-2 (BURLINGTON)
Flotilla 15-4 (CRESCENT)
Flotilla 15-8 (PLATTSBURGH)
Flotilla 18-8 (SOUTHOLD FLOTILLA)
Flotilla 20-2 (HUDSON HIGHLANDS)
Flotilla 20-4 (KINGSTON)
Flotilla 20-7 (BALMVILLE)
Flotilla 22-2 (NORTHPORT)
Flotilla 22-7 (FT. SALONGA)
Flotilla 24-8 (CLINTON FLOTILLA)
Flotilla 24-12 (OXFORD)
Flotilla 25-2 (OLD SAYBROOK)

DIVISION 13 TRAINING

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Crew and Coxswain Training
Every Saturday begining:
Date    : T.B.A  Where  : Station Jones Beach
When   : 0900 - 1200h
UOD: Working Blues or ODU - tucked or untucked, worn correctly, otherwise neat casual attire.

You will all need :
'Boat Crew Seamanship Manua'l
http://www.uscg.mil/directives/cim/16000-16999/CIM_16114_5C.pdf
and
Those training for Crew will need:
'Crew Qualification Requirements'
http://www.uscg.mil/directives/cim/16000-16999/cim_16794_52a.pdf (January 2007)
or
Those training for Coxswain will need
'Coxswain Qualification Requirements'
http://www.uscg.mil/directives/cim/16000-16999/cim_16794_53a.pdf (January 2007)

Please bring the Crew or Coxswain Qualification Requirements Manual with you.
We will find out how many people need the swim test so a date for it can be planned.

By June you will also need:
(a) Type 3 Personal Flotation Device
(b) Personal marker light  (strobe flashlight)
(c) Whistle (one that does not have a pea)
(d) Mirror (small non-breakable)
(e) 5 foot or longer piece of line to practice knots

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8 Hour TCT Class
When: T.B.A  Where: SJB
UOD: Working blue, ODU with the sleeves rolled up or neat casual attire.
Time: 0900 - 1700
Class size is limited.
Please contact Vincent Porsella at cfv1sr@aol.com if you want to attend.

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8 Hour PWO Class
When: T.B.A.
Where: SJB
UOD: Working blue, ODU with the sleeves rolled up or neat casual attire.
Time: 0900 - 1700
Class size is limited.
Registration is required so we can be sure you have all the requirements you need to take the class.
Please contact Vincent Porsella at cfv1sr@aol.com if you want to attend.

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DIVISION 13

EVENTS CALENDAR

:: Monthly General Meetings Are Held On The 2nd Thursday of Each Month ::


 

Photo Gallery

2017

JAN 31 - Change of Watch (COW)

2015

JAN 31 - Change of Watch (COW)

2015

JAN 31 - Change of Watch (COW)

2014

JUN 21 - Memorial for Warren Brauns at Eisenhower Park

2012

OCT 20 - Sta Jones Beach Radio Day

DIVISION 13

DOCUMENT ARCHIVE

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GLOSSARY

TERM

DEFINITION

Activity

Coast Guard administrative unit responsible for a designated geographic area.

Adjudication

An overall common sense determination based upon consideration and assessment of all available information, both favorable and unfavorable, with particular emphasis being placed on the seriousness, recency, frequency, and motivation for the individual’s conduct; the extent to which conduct was negligent, willful, voluntary, or undertaken with knowledge of the circumstances or consequences involved; and, to the extent that it can be estimated, the probability that conduct will or will not continue in the future.

Adjudicator

Trained and certified military, Government, and contractor personnel who have been trained in the “whole person” concept and recommends suitability/clearance determinations based upon all available information.

Alien

Any person not a citizen of the United States.

Assistant Director

Military or civilian employee assigned to the Director to assist or govern Auxiliary administration within a district or region.

Authority

Coast Guard active duty unit commander or other active duty or Coast Guard civilian personnel that may exercise or direct action to a unit or person (e.g., Coast Guard order-issuing authority, Commandant for policy, Director to execute and modify policy as needed for local execution, etc.).

AUXDATA

Auxiliary Computer Management Information System.

Auxiliarist

A volunteer.

Auxiliary Coxswain

Highest qualification level in a Boat Crew Program.

Auxiliary Crewmember

First qualification step in a Boat Crew Program.

Auxiliary Leader

Elected or appointed Auxiliarist.

Auxiliary Liaison (AUXLO)

An active duty member assigned by the Coast Guard unit Commander, who coordinates with the applicable Auxiliary elected leaders, Staff officers, or Auxiliarists.

Auxiliary Unit Liaison (AUXULO)

An experienced Auxiliarist assigned by the District Commodore in consultation with the Director of Auxiliary and the Coast Guard unit commander, works with the Coast Guard command to provide immediate input and response to requirements for Auxiliary support and facilitate Auxiliary service to the unit.

Base Enrollment Date (BED)

The actual date an applicant is accepted for membership by the Director as reflected on the application. In cases where the membership has not been continuous, the BED must be amended to reflect the total break in membership.  An amended BED is determined by calculating total membership time, and subtracting that total from the current date.

Boat Crew Qualification & Certification

Stratified levels of expertise required to be attained before receiving Auxiliary operational orders.

Branch

A component of a division within the Auxiliary National Staff.

Chain of Leadership and Management

The organizational concept where current elected leaders are responsible to elected leaders on a higher level and responsible for all Auxiliarists whom they represent by virtue of their elected office.  It neither violates nor should be confused with the parallel (or vertical) staffing concept which guides appointed staff members or military chain of command where authority is derived from earned rank.

Chief Director

The Coast Guard officer (normally a Captain) at Coast Guard Headquarters who is responsible to the Commandant for the administration of the Auxiliary (G-OCX).

Citizen

United States citizens, either by birth or who are U.S. Nationals, those who have derived U.S. Citizenship or those who acquired it through naturalization.

Classified Information

Information that requires protection in the interests of National Security in accordance with Executive Order 12958.

Clearance

A security determination that an individual is eligible and authorized to be allowed access to classified information on a need-to-know basis.  The level of clearance will not exceed the required level of access.

Command

For the purpose of this regulation, a Command is any organizational entity under one individual authorized to exercise direction and control.  The term includes units, ships, laboratories, bases, squadrons activities, facilities, or any other indication of organizational integrity.

Command Security Officer

Designated by the Commanding Officer to manage the security program and to provide unit or staff level security support. Commands not required to designate a CSO per Information Security Program, COMDTINST M5510.21 (series), shall designate a unit security officer to perform the functions designated for the CSO in this manual.

Commandant

The Commandant of the Coast Guard (G-C).

Commanding Officer

Unless otherwise noted, the term “Commanding Officer” includes “Commander”, “Officer-in-Charge”, “Director”, “Inspector”, and any other title assigned to an individual, military or civilian, who, through Command status, position, or administrative jurisdiction, has the authority to render a decision with regard to a specific question under consideration.

Commodore

Appointed or elected Auxiliary leader.

Department

One of the basic organizational components of the Auxiliary National Staff.

Director

An officer serving in the operation’s staff of the District Commander who is a direct representative of the District Commander.  Responsible for Auxiliary administration within a district or Auxiliary region.

District

A Coast Guard district defined by statute.

District Commander

The Senior Coast Guard Flag officer in command of a Coast Guard district.

District Commodore

The highest elected Auxiliary leader within a district or region.

District Rear Commodore(s)

The elected Auxiliary leader on a district level who may represent a given area of the district or region, positioned immediately after the District Vice Commodore.

District Vice Commodore

The second highest elected Auxiliary leader who assists the District Commodore.

Division

A geographical and administrative Auxiliary subdivision in a district or region. Also an Auxiliary national department staff component.  When used in terms of Coast Guard organization, division means a basic organizational component of a Coast Guard district office or, at Coast Guard Headquarters, a component of one of the primary Offices of the Commandant’s Headquarters’ organization.

Eligibility

Results from a determination made by a trained adjudicator, which establishes the highest level of final security clearance that an individual may qualify to receive. The determination will be based upon the type and recency of the member’s personnel security investigation.  Also, eligibility can be affected by the review of any other pertinent information relating to the member’s qualification for a final security clearance.

Examiner

A currently qualified vessel examiner or fishing vessel examiner.

Facility

A privately-owned motorboat, yacht, aircraft, or fixed-land or land-mobile radio station, at least 25% of which is owned by an Auxiliarist, and which has been accepted by the Director.

Favorable

A determination based upon a "whole person" concept that the individual is an acceptable security risk and is suitable for conditions of employment or Auxiliary service. See also Unfavorable.

Flag Officer

Coast Guard or Navy officer above the rank of Captain (06 paygrade).

Flotilla

The basic Auxiliary unit.

Foreign National

Considered to be any person not a U.S. citizen or immigrant alien. American citizens representing foreign Governments, foreign private interests, or other foreign nationals are considered to be foreign nationals for the purposes of this regulation, when acting in that capacity.

General Officers

USA, USAF, USMC officers above rank of Colonel.

Group

An organizational Coast Guard unit within a district, usually with a specific geographic responsibility for operational purposes.

Guide

A semi-permanent publication containing practical application of procedures.

Headquarters

United States Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Ice Reporting Terminology, Standard

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ICE TYPES:
FAST
– Sections of unbroken ice that are fast (attached) to shore.
DRIFT – All ice that is not fast to shore. Also called flotating ice.

ICE FORMS:
FRAZIL ICE
– Fine spicules or plates of ice suspended in water. Typically gives water an oily or opaque appearance. The first stage of freezing, frazil is also known as “grease ice”.
SLUDGE – A later stage of freezing than frazil ice. In sludge, spicules have combined to form a thick, soupy layer on the water’s surface.
PANCAKE ICE – Circular pieces of ice, ten feet and wider in diameter. Edges are usually raised from collisions with other objects.
BRASH ICE – Masses of drift ice made from the fragments of other ice formations. Usually less than two yards across.
REFROZEN ICE – Ice formations that have broken apart and frozen together again.
CAKE ICE – Any relatively flat piece of ice less than 11 yards across.
FLOE – Any relatively flat piece of ice over 11 yards in diameter. A floe may consist of a single unbroken mass of ice or the consolidation of many fragments.

ICE SURFACE FEATURES:
HUMMOCKED ICE
– Pressure-formed piles of ice. Usually jagged and mound-like in appearance.
RAFTED ICE – Deformed or pressure ice formed by one piece overriding another. The first stage of hummocked ice.
ICE JAM – Any mass of broken-up ice, driven by wind or current that creates an obstruction against the shore or in channels.
RIDGED ICE – Any pressure-formed ridge or wall of ice.

PERCENT COVERAGE: Amount of water surface covered with ice.

ICE THICKNESS: Should be measured as accurately as possible, and in as many places as the varying thickness of ice warrants. The figure to be reported is the average thickness in inches.

Immediate Past

Indicates an elected office held by an Auxiliarist who was the last to hold that office for a full term.  Elected leaders must have been succeeded in office as a result of a regular election, and must not have been removed from office.  An immediate past officer shall retain designation until another immediate past officer is generated by a regular election.  If an immediate past officer leaves the office for any reason, the immediate past office remains vacant until the next regular scheduled election.

Immigrant Alien

Any person lawfully admitted into the United States under an immigration visa for permanent residence.

Instructor

A currently qualified public education (PE)/member training (MT) instructor.

Manual

A permanent publication containing basic organization, policy, and procedures (i.e., the AUXMAN).

Motorboat

Any documented or numbered vessel propelled by machinery, not more than 65 feet in length. (Must be at least 14 feet in length for facility purposes.)

National Commodore (NACO)

The highest elected Auxiliary leader who represents the Auxiliary at the National level.

National Directorate Commodores (NADCO)

Appointed Directorate Commodores responsible for program directorate of Member Services, Operations and Marine Safety, and Recreational Boating Safety.

National Elected and Appointed Commodores

Key Auxiliary leaders who have established themselves as leaders vital to the Auxiliary.  Though not to be confused as Coast Guard Flag officers, the National elected and appointed Commodores’ sustained leadership that has earned them high respect and adoration with Coast Guard Flag officers is normal.  Auxiliary Commodores: NACO, NAVCO, ARCO, NADCO, and DCO.

National Security

The national defense and foreign relations of the United States.

National Staff

Collectively the organization of National Staff officers appointed by the NACO to assist nationally in Auxiliary administration.

National Vice Commodore

An Auxiliarist elected on a national level, who is second in the chain of leadership and management on the national staff.

Need-to-Know

A determination by an authorized holder of classified information that a prospective recipient requires access to specific classified information in order to perform or assist in a lawful and authorized Governmental function.  Knowledge or possession of, or access to, classified information shall not be afforded to any person solely by virtue of the individual’s office, position, or security clearance.

Parallel Staffing

The organizational concept where appointed staff members at all levels, in conducting their activities, report (upward to senior staffing levels) or monitor (downward to junior staffing levels) the activities of other appointed staff members. It neither violates nor should be confused with a chain of command concept.  It could be considered the appointed staff chain of leadership and management. Also referred to as Vertical Staffing.

Past

A designation indicating an Auxiliarist who has previously held an elected office, at any level, for at least one-half of the normal term of office.  An Auxiliarist removed from office is not eligible for the past designation.  Past office holder designation entitles the wearing of the past officer device.  Holding of an immediate past (voting) designation is not a requirement for holding the past designation.

Past Officer Device

A device worn to indicate the Auxiliarist’s insignia (elected and appointed) that no longer represents that Auxiliarist’s current Auxiliary office.

Peril

Danger, or likelihood of danger, or inconvenience so as to result in threats to life. and/or property.

Personnel Security Investigation

Any investigation required for the purpose of determining the eligibility of an individual for access to classified information, acceptance or retention in the Armed Forces, assignment or retention in sensitive duties, or other designated duties requiring such investigation.

Qualification Examiner

Qualification Examiner in Boat Crew Qualification Program.

Radio Station

Any fixed land or land mobile radio station equipped as the Commandant may prescribe and maintained in a well ordered condition.

Region

A sub-division of a Coast Guard district, but structured for Auxiliary administration as a Coast Guard Auxiliary district with a Director, Commodores, and staff.

Regional or District Director

The Coast Guard officer (normally a Commander, but may also be a Lieutenant Commander, or Captain) assigned to the District Commander’s staff for Auxiliary administration within a region.  Also referred to as the Director. See also Director.

Sortie

The individual movement of a resource in giving assistance from the time it moves underway for assistance until it returns for replenishment, or terminates to begin another case.  Each individual movement comprises one sortie.

Staff Officer

An Auxiliarist appointed to the national, district, division, or flotilla staff.

Unfavorable

A determination based upon a “whole person” concept that the individual is not an acceptable security risk and is not suitable for conditions of employment or Auxiliary service. See also Favorable.

Unit

A unit is any Coast Guard Command, Auxiliary flotilla, division, or district.

U.S. National

• A person born in an outlying possession of the United States on or after the date of formal acquisition of such possession; or • A person born outside the United States and its outlying possessions of parents both of whom are nationals, but are not citizens of the United States, and have had residence in the United States or one of its outlying possessions prior to the birth of such person; or • A person of unknown parentage found in an outlying possession of the United States while under the age of five years, unless shown, prior to attaining the age of 21 years, not to have been born in such outlying possession.  For the purposes of this manual, U.S. Nationals are included in the use of the term “U.S. Citizens”.

Vertical Staffing

See also Parallel Staffing.

Acronyms

ACRONYM

DEFINITION

A/C

Aircraft

ABC

America’s Boating Course

ABYC

American Boat and Yacht Council

AC&I

Acquisition, Construction, and Improvement

ACFT

Aircraft

ACLOC

Auxiliary Letter of Commendation Medal

ACN

Advanced Coastal Navigation

ACO

Authorized Certifying Officer

ACP

Area Contingency Plan

ACR

Allowance Change Request

ACSO

Alternate Command Security Officer

ACTSUS

Active Suspension

ADF

Automatic Radio Direction Finder

ADM

Admiral (USCG, USN, USPHS)

ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution

ADSO

Assistant District Staff Officer

ADSW-AC

Active Duty Special Work in Support of Active Component

AFA

Air Force Auxiliary

AFC

Allowance Fund Control or Allotment Fund Code

AFFF

Aqueous Film-Forming Foam

AFRAS

Association for Rescue at Sea

AIDE

Aide to National Commodore/District Commodore

AIM

Academy Introduction Mission or Administrative Investigations Manual

AIRS

Auxiliary Internet Resources Site

AIS

Automated Information System

AMIO

Alien/Migrant Interdiction Operation

AMOS

Auxiliary Mission Objectives System

AMVER

Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue

ANB

Aids to Navigation Boat

ANSC

Auxiliary National Supply Center

ANT

Aids to Navigation Team

AO

Area of Operations

AOPS

Abstract of Operations or Assistant Operations Officer

AOR

Area of Responsibility

APC

Administrative Procedures Course

APPS

Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships

APR

Aid Positioning Report

ARC

American Red Cross

ARCO

National Area Commodore

ASST

Assistant

AT

Anti-Terrorism

AT/FP

Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection

ATAC

Anti-Terrorism Alert Center

ATB

Aviation Training Boat

ATF

Automatic Transmission Fluid

ATO

Officer Antiterrorism

AtoN

Aids to Navigation

AtoNIS

Aids to Navigation Information System

AUXACN

Auxiliary Advanced Coastal Navigation

AUXCEN

Auxiliary Center

AUXCOM

Auxiliary Boat Commander or Auxiliary Communication Specialty Course

AUXDATA

Auxiliary Database

AUXFAC

Auxiliary Facility

AUXLAM

Auxiliary Leadership and Management Course

AUXLEA

Auxiliary Leadership Course

AUXLO

Auxiliary Liaison

AUXMAN

Auxiliary Manual

AUXMIN

Auxiliary Administration Specialty Course

AUXMIS

Auxiliary Management Information System.  See AUXDATA.

AUXNAV

Auxiliary Navigation Specialty Course

AUXOP

Operational Auxiliarist Status (Passed 6 Specialty Courses)

AUXPAT

Auxiliary Patrols Specialty Course

AUXPATCOM

Auxiliary Patrol Commander

AUXSAR

Auxiliary Search and Rescue Specialty Course

AUXSEA

Auxiliary Seamanship Specialty Course

AUXULO

Auxiliary Unit Liaison

AUXWEA

Auxiliary Weather Specialty Course

AV

Aid Verifier

BA

Bridge Administration or Branch Assistant, National Staff

BAC

Base/Area Code

BAS

Basic Allowance for Subsistence

BC

Branch Chief, National Staff

BCEB

Boat Crew Examination Boards

BCM

Boat Crewmember

BCMP

Boat Class Maintenance Plan

BCN

Basic Coastal Navigation

BC-NCA

Conference Assistant, NACO Staff

BC-NCO

Conference Organization, NACO Staff

BC-NCP

Conference Planning, NACO Staff

BC-NCR

Conference Registration, NACO Staff

BC-NCS

Conference Support, NACO Staff

BCQ

Boat Crew Qualification

BCRB

Bow Collar Reinforcement Bracket

BDCM

Buoy Deck Crewmember

BDS

Buoy Deck Supervisor

BECCE

Basic Engineering Casualty Control Exercises

BED

Base Enrollment Date

BEQ

Bachelor Enlisted Quarters

BGEN, BG

Brigadier General

BIA

Boating Industry Association

BIC

Basic Instructor Course (USCG)

BLA

Boating Law Administrator

BM

Boatswain’s Mate

BMOW

Boatswain’s Mate of the Watch

BNM

Broadcast Notice to Mariners

BO

Boom/Crane Operator or Boarding Officer

BO/BTM PQS

Boarding Officer / Boarding Team Member Personnel Qualification Standard

BOAT/US

Boat Owners Association of the U.S.

BOATALT

Boat Alteration

BOCA

Boat Owners Council of America

BOSAF

Boating Safety Correspondence Course

BQ

Basically Qualified

BS

Breaking Strength

BS&S

Boating Skills and Seamanship

BSAC

Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC)

BSC

Boating Safety Circular

BTM

Boarding Team Member

BUSL

Buoy Utility Stern Loading

BWI

Boating While Intoxicated

BWM

Ballast Water Management

C2

Command and Control

C2PC

Command/Control Personal Computer

CAC

Crisis Action Center

CACO

Casualty Assistance Calls Officer

CAP

Civil Air Patrol

CAPT

Captain (USCG, USN, USPHS) or

CART

Command Assessment for Readiness and Training

CASCOR

Casualty Correct

CASREP

Casualty Report

CB-L

Cutter Boat - Large

CB-M

Cutter Boat - Medium

CB-OTH

Cutter Boat - Over the Horizon

CB-S

Cutter Boat - Small

CBP

Customs and Border Protection

CBR

Chemical, Biological, or Radiological

CBR-D

Chemical, Biological, or Radiological Defense

CBRN

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear

CC

Career Counselor

CCF

Configuration Change Form

CDAR

Collateral Duty Addictions Representative

CDO

Command Duty Officer

CDR

Commander (USCG, USN, USPHS)

CDT

Canine Detection Team

CDV

Course Deviation Variance

CEM

Crew Endurance Management

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environment Compensation and Liability Act

CEU

Civil Engineering Unit or Continuing Education Unit

CF

Comparison Factors

CFC

Combined Federal Campaign

CFO

Chief Financial Officer

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CFVE

Commercial Fishing Vessel Examination

CFVS

Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety

CGADD

Coast Guard Addendum

CGAP

Coast Guard Acquisition Procedures

CGAUX - CRC

Civil Rights Coordinator (Auxiliarist)

CGAuxA, Inc.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Association, Incorporated

CGDF

Coast Guard Dining Facility

CGDN+

Coast Guard Data Network Plus

CGES

Coast Guard Exchange System

CGHRMS

Coast Guard Human Resources Management System

CGI

Coast Guard Institute, Oklahoma City, OK

CGIS

Coast Guard Investigative Service

CGMA

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

CGPC

Coast Guard Personnel Command

CGPMS

Coast Guard Planned Maintenance System

CHDIRAUX

Chief Director, Auxiliary (G-OCX)

CHRIS

Chemical Hazard Response Information System

CIC

Communications Information Center

CinC

Commander-in-Chief

CIO

Command Intelligence Officer

CISM

Critical Incident Stress Management

CLOC

Commandant’s Letter of Commendation

CM

Configuration Management or Communications

CMA

Clothing Maintenance Allowance

CMAA

Chief Master-at-Arms

CMC

Classified Material Control

CMCO

Classified Material Control Officer

CMG

Course Made Good

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

CO/OIC

Commanding Officer/Officer-in-Charge

COCO

Chief of Contracting Officer

COG

Course Over Ground

COI

Certificate of Inspection or Contact of Interest

COL

Colonel

COLREG

International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

COMCEN

Communications Center

COMDTINST

Commandant Instruction

COMDTNOTE

Commandant Notice

COMDTPUB

Commandant Publication

COMINT

Communications Intelligence

COMMCEN

Communications Center

COMMS

Communications

COMO

Commodore

COMSEC

Communications Security

COMSEC-MS

Communications Security Material System

COMTAC

Communications Tactical

CONOPS

Concept of Operations

CONUS

Continental United States

COR

Certificate of Registry

COS

(formerly) Chief of Staff, now known as NAVCO

COTP

Captain-of-the-Port

COTR

Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative

COWP

Contracting Officer Warrant Program

CPC

Commandant’s Performance Challenge

CPL

COMTAC Publication Library

CPM

Canine Program Manager

CPO

Chief Petty Officer (USCG, USN)

CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

CPRL

Contingency Personnel Requirements List

CPT

Captain (USA, USAF, USMC)

CPU

Central Processing Unit

CQA

Commandant’s Quality Award

CRC

Civil Rights Coordinator

CRO

Civil Rights Officer

CRT

Cathode Ray Tube

CS

Communications Services

CSDP

Canine Substance Detection Program

CSIM

Control Station Interface Module

CSMP

Current Ship’s Maintenance Project

CSO

Command Security Officer

CSP

Commence Search Point or Career Sea Pay

CVE

Control Verification Examination

CVS

Commercial Vessel Safety

CWO

Chief Warrant Officer

CWS

Communication Watchstander

D-AA

Administrative Assistant to DCO

D-AD

Aide to the DCO

DAC

Diversity Advisory Council

DAN

Diver’s Alert Network

DANTES

Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support

DAPA

Drug and Alcohol Program Administration

DC

National Department Chief

DC-A

Department Chief of Marketing and Public Affairs

DC-B

Department Chief of Boating

DC-E

Department Chief of Education

DC-I

Department Chief of Information and Communication Services

DC-L

Department Chief of Legal Affairs

DC-M

Department Chief of Marine Safety and Environmental Protection

DC-O

Department Chief of Operations

DC-P

Department Chief of Personnel

DC-T

Department Chief of Training

DC-V

Department Chief of Vessel Examinations

DCO

District Commodore

DCP

Division Captain

DCS

District Chief of Staff

DDEC

Detroit Diesel Electronically Controlled

DDPTR

Detector Dog Proficiency Training Record

DDSUSTF

Detector Dog Supplemental Utilization/Search/Training Form

DDUSR

Detector Dog Utilization/Search Record

DEA

Drug Enforcement Administration

DEERS

Defense Enrollment and Eligibility Reporting System

DEMPs

Diesel Engine Maintenance Programs

DEP

Deputy

DES

Digital Encryption Standard

DF

Direction Finding

DGPS

Differential Global Positioning System

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

DICP

Drop-In Communications Package

DIRAUX

Director of Auxiliary (District or Region)

DISREP

Discrepancy Report

DIST

District

DIV

Division

DIW

Dead-in-the-Water

DLLR

District Legislative Liaison Representative

DMA

Defense Mapping Agency

DMB

Data Marker Buoy

DMOA

Designated Medical Officer Advisor

DO

Defense Operations or Direct Operational

DoD

Department of Defense

DODIC

Department of Defense Identification Code

DOJ

Department of Justice

DOL

Department of Labor

DOS

Department of State

DOT

Department of Transportation

DPB

Deployable Pursuit Boat

DPG

District Planning Group

DPOSD

Deployed Port Operations and Security Defense

DR

Dead Reckoning

DRMO

Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office

DSC

Digital Selective Calling

DSM

Distinguished Service Medal

DSO

District Staff Officer

DTG

Date Time Group

DV

Distinguished Visitor

DVC

District Veterinary Command or Division Chief

DVC-NC

Conference Coordinator, NACO Staff

DVL

Digital Voice Logger

DWO

Deck Watch Officer

DWONR

Deck Watch Officer Navigation Rules

EA

Executive Assistant to the Chief Director, Auxiliary

EAD

Extended Active Duty

EAP

Employee Assistance Program

EAPC

Employee Assistance Program Coordinator

EBL

Electronic Bearing Line

EC

Electronic Control or Engineering Change

ECS

Electronic Chart System

EDD

Explosive Detection Dog

EDF

Enlisted Dining Facilities

EDM

Electronic Display Module

EEZ

Exclusive Economic Zone

EKMS

Electronics Key Management System

ELC

Engineering Logistics Center or Elected Leader’s Course

ELINT

Electronics Intelligence

ELT

Emergency Locator Transmitter or Enforcement of Laws and Treaties

EMCON

Emission Control

EMI

Extra Military Instruction or Electro-Magnetic Interference

EMO

Electronics Material Officer

EMPLID

Employee ID Number

EMS

Emergency Medical Services

EMT

Emergency Medical Technician

ENS

Ensign (USCG, USN, USPHS)

EO

Engineer Officer

EOCT

End-of-Course Test

EOD

Explosive Ordnance Disposal

EP

Estimated Position

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EPIRB

Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon

EPO

Engineering Petty Officer

EPO/EO

Engineering Petty Officer/Engineering Officer

EPS

Environmental Protection Specialist

ESA

Endangered Species Act

ESD

Electronics Support Detachment

ESO

Educational Services Officer

ESU/D

Electronics Support Unit/Detachment

ET

Electronics Technician

ETA

Estimated Time of Arrival

ETC

Chief Electronics Technician

ETR

Estimated Time to Repair

EXCOM

District Executive Committee or Extended Communications

FAA

Federal Aviation Agency

FAM

Fixed Asset Module

FAR

Family Advocacy Representative or Federal Acquisition Regulations

FAV

Favorable (determination, especially in regards to PSI)

FBIS

Foreign Broadcast Information Service

FC

Flotilla Commander

FECA

Federal Employees Compensation Act

FED

Flotilla Enrollment Date

FEDEX

Federal Express

FELC

Flotilla Elected Leader’s Course

FINCEN

Finance Center

FIR

Field Intelligence Report

FM

Frequency Modulation

FMP

Fisheries Management Plan

FMV

Fair Market Value

FN

Finance Staff Officer - Auxiliary

FOIA

Freedom of Information Act

FOSC

Federal On-Scene Coordinator

FOUO

For Official Use Only

FP

Force Protection or Fingerprint

FPA

Family Program Administrator

FPCON

Force Protection Condition

FPM

Feet Per Minute

FRP

Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic

FS

Food Service Specialist

FSA

Family Separation Allowance

FSC

Federal Supply Classification

FSI

Field Sobriety Test

FSIC

Fiscal, Sanitation, Immigration, or Customs

FSO

Flotilla Staff Officer or Food Services Officer

FTR

Federal Travel Regulations

FVC

Flotilla Vice Commander

FWPCA

Federal Water Pollution Control Act

FWS

Fish and Wildlife Service

FXP

Fleet Exercise Publication

G

Staff Symbol which identifies the Coast Guard and offices within a Headquarters unit

GAR

Green-Amber-Red

G-C

Commandant of the Coast Guard

G-CCS

Chief of Staff of the Coast Guard

G-CV

Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard

GDO

Group Duty Officer

GEN

General Officer Rank

GFM

Global Freight Management

G-H

Assistant Commandant for Civil Rights

GHS

Group Health Services

G-ICA

Congressional Affairs Staff

G-L

Coast Guard Chief Counsel

G-LCL

Chief, Office of Claims and Litigation Law

G-LGL

Chief, Office of General Law

GMDSS

Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

GMT

General Military Training or Greenwich Mean Time (see ZULU)

G-O

Assistant Commandant for Operations

G-OC

Director of Operations Capability

G-OCS

Chief, Office of Boat Forces

G-OCX

Chief, Office of Auxiliary/Chief Director, Auxiliary

G-OCXd

Deputy Chief Director, Auxiliary

G-OPB

Chief, Office of Boating Safety

GP

General Purpose

GPH

Gallons Per Hour

GPO

Government Printing Office

GPS

Global Positioning System

GRUCOM

Group Commander

GS

General Service Federal Employee Designation

GSA

General Services Administration

GTA

Government Transportation Account

GV

Government Vehicle

G-WT

Office of Reserve and Training

G-WTL

Office of Leadership and Diversity

HARPAT

Harbor Patrol

HAZCOM

Hazardous Communication

HAZMAT

Hazardous Material

HAZWASTE

Hazardous Waste

HBA

Health Benefits Advisor

HCPV/HIV

High Capacity Passenger Vessel/High Interest Vessel

HDC

Harbor Defense Command

HDCU

Harbor Defense Command Unit

HEA

Harbor Entrance and Approach

HELP

Heat Escape Lessening Position

HF

High Frequency

HIN

Hull Identification Number

HLSDM

Special Deputy Marshal

HMC

Hazardous Materials Coordinator

HN

Host Nation

HNS

Host Nation Support

HPA

Helm Pump Assembly

HPC

Health Promotion Coordinator

HPU

Hydraulic Power Unit

HRSIC

Human Resources Services and Information Center

HS

Homeland Security

HSC

Harbor Safety Committee

HUMINT

Human Intelligence

HVAC

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

IALA

International Association of Lighthouse Authorities

IAMSAR

International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue

I-AtoNIS

Integrated Aids to Navigation Information Systems

IBU

Inshore Boat Unit

ICA

Individual Credit Accounts

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

ICC

Intelligence Coordination Center

ICE

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

ICOMIA

International Council of Marine Industry Associations

ICS

Incident Command System

ICW

Intracoastal Waterway

IDS

Intrusion Detection System

IDT

Inactive Duty for Training

IED

Improvised Explosive Device

IIP

International Ice Patrol or Intelligence Information Report

IIRAIRA

Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act

ILO

International Labor Organization

IMARV

Independent Maritime Response Vessel

IMO

International Maritime Organization

IMPAC

International Merchant Purchase Authorization Card

INA

Immigration and Nationality Act

IP

Immediate Past Office (Except National Commodore)

IPDCO

Immediate Past District Commodore

IQ

Initially Qualified

IQC

Initial Qualification Code

IRIS

Incident Reporting Information System

IRP

Incident Response Procedure

IS

Information Services

ISC

Integrated Support Command

ISD

Industrial Support Detachment

ISM

International Ship Management

ISO

International Standards Organization

IT

Instructor

ITAC

Intelligence and Threat Analysis Center

IUU

Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated

JOOD

Junior Officer of the Deck/Day

JQR

Job Qualification Requirement

JRAC

Joint Rear Area Coordinator

KO

Contracting Officer

L

Legal Affairs

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display

LCDR

Lieutenant Commander (USCG, USN, USPHS)

LCH

Lead Canine Handler

LCP

Legislative Change Proposal

LCVP

Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel

LE

Law Enforcement

LEAOA

Law Enforcement Ashore Operating Area

LED

Light Emitting Diode

LEMAN

Law Enforcement Manual

LEO

Law Enforcement Officer

LEU

Law Enforcement Unit

LHA

Local Housing Authority

LHI

Local Housing Inspector

LIR

Letter Incident Report

LKP

Last Known Position

LLC

Legislative Liaison Committee

LLNR

Light List Number

LM

Life Member

LMR

Living Marine Resource

LNB

Large Navigation Buoy

LNG

Liquid Natural Gas

LO

Liaison Officer or Logistics Officer

LOA

Length Overall

LOB

Line-of-Bearing

LOC

Letter of Commendation

LOGREQ

Logistics Requirement

LOP

Line of Position

LORAN-C

Long-Range Aid to Navigation

LORSTA

Loran Station

LOS

Line-of-Sight

LP

Legal/Parliamentarian

LT

Lieutenant (USCG, USN, USPHS)

LTCOL, LTC

Lieutenant Colonel (USA, USMC, USAF)

LTGEN, LTG

Lieutenant General (USA, USMC, USAF)

LTJG

Lieutenant (Junior Grade) (USCG, USN, USPHS)

LUT

Local User Terminal

LWL

Length on Waterline

MA

Materials

MAA

Master-at-Arms

MAJ

Major (USA, USMC, USAF)

MARB

Maritime Assistance Request Broadcast

MARPA

Mini Automatic Radar Plotting Aid

MARPOL

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

MARS

Military Affiliate Radio System

MARSEC

Marine Security Conditions

MASINT

Measurement and Signature Intelligence

MAW

Maximum Allowable Weight

MBI

Marine Bureau Index

MBR INT

Member’s Initials

MC&R

Maintenance, Repair, and Construction

MCB

Motor Cargo Boat

MCM

Manual for Courts-Martial

MCPO

Master Chief Petty Officer (USCG, USN)

MCS

Master Control Station

MCT

Maritime Counter-Terrorism

MDA

Maritime Domain Awareness

MDSU

Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit

MDZ

Maritime Defense Zone

MEDEVAC

Medical Evacuation

MEDICO

Medical Advice

MEP

Marine Environmental Protection

MEPC

Marine Environment Protection Committee

MER

Marine Environmental Response

MF

Medium Frequency

MGEN, MG

Major General (USA, USMC, USAF)

MGIB

Montgomery G.I. Bill

MHLS

Maritime Homeland Security

MI

Marine Information or Maintenance Inspection

MIC

Manufacturer Identification Code

MILSTRIP

Military Standard Requisitioning and Issue Procedure

MIR

Maintenance, Improvement, and Repair

MISLE

Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement

MIUW

Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare

MIUWU

Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit

MJM

Military Justice Manual

MLB

Motor Lifeboat

MLC

Maintenance and Logistics Command

MLCLANT

Maintenance and Logistics Command Atlantic

MLCPAC

Maintenance and Logistics Command Pacific

MLE

Maritime Law Enforcement

MLEM

Maritime Law Enforcement Manual

MMD

Merchant Mariner Document

MMPA

Marine Mammal Protection Act

MMS

Minerals Management Services

MMSI

Maritime Mobile Service Identity

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MOB

Man Overboard

MOPP

Mission-Oriented Protection Posture

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MOUJAP

Memorandum of Understanding and Joint Action Plan

MP

Military Police

MPR

Multiple Persons-in-the-Water

MPS

Marine Protected Species

MRE

Military Rule of Evidence or Meal Ready to Eat

MRR

Medium-Range Recovery

MS

Member Services

MSAP

Maritime SAR Assistance Policy

MSB

Motor Surf Boat

MSC

Marine Safety Council

MSD

Marine Sanitation Device or Marine Safety Detachment

MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheets

MSF

Mobile Security Force

MSFCMA

Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act

MSM

Meritorious Service Medal

MSO

Marine Safety Office

MSS

Marine Safety and Security

MSSEP

Marine Safety, Security, and Environmental Protection

MSST

Maritime Safety and Security Team

MT

Member Training

MTC

Meritorious Team Commendation

MTL

Master Training List

MTS

Marine Transportation System

MTSNAC

Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council

MTW

Major Theater War

MWR

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation

N-A

Administrative Officer, NACO Staff

NABA

Northern Area of Boating Administrators

NACLC

National Agency Check with Law and Credit

NACO

National Commodore

NACON

National Conference

NADCO

National Directorate Commodore

NAFA

Non-Appropriated Fund Activity

NAPDIC

National Association of Past District Commodores

N-AS

NACO Secretary

NASBLA

National Association of State Boating Law Administrators

NAVAIDS

Navigational Aids

NAVCO

National Vice Commodore

NAVRULS

Rules Navigation

NBF

National Boating Federation

NBSAC

National Boating Safety Advisory Council

NBSS

National Boating Safety School

N-C

Conference Administrator

NCIABLA

North Central International Association of State Boating Law Administrators

NCP

National Contingency Plan

NCW

Naval Coastal Warfare

NCWC

Naval Coastal Warfare Commander

N-D

NACO Aide

NDD

Narcotic Detection Dog

NDRS

National Distress Response System

NDRSMP

National Distress Response System Modernization Project

NDS

National Distress System

NESBAC

North Eastern States Boat Administrator’s Conference

NESU

Naval Engineering Support Unit

NEXCOM

National Executive Committee

NFPA

National Fire Protection Association

N-I

Director of International Affairs

NIPCO

Immediate Past National Commodore

NJP

Non-Judicial Punishment

NLB

Nearshore Life Boat

NLT

No Later Than

NM

Nautical Mile or New Member

NMEA

National Marine Electronics Association

NMFS

National Marine Fisheries Service

NMLBS

National Motor Lifeboat School

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOK

Next of Kin

NOS

National Ocean Survey (NOAA-Dept. of Commerce)

N-P

Special Projects Officer, NACO Staff

NRC

National Response Center

NRT

National Response Team

NS

Navigation Systems

N-S

National Support Element, NACO staff

NSARC

National Search and Rescue Committee

NSB

Non-Standard Boat

NSBC

National Safe Boating Council

NSBW

National Safe Boating Week

NSC

National Safety Council

NSF

National Strike Force

NSFCC

National Strike Force Coordination Center

NSN

National Stock Number

NSP

National Search and Rescue Plan

NSS

National Search and Rescue Supplement

NTP

Naval Training Publication or Naval Telecommunication Publication

N-TRAIN

National Training Conference

NTSB

National Transportation Safety Board

NVDC

National Vessel Documentation Center

NVIC

Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular

NWP

Naval Warfare Publication

NWPL

Naval Warfare Publication Library

NWS

National Weather Service (NOAA-Dept. of Commerce)

O/S WX

On-Scene Weather

OAX

Director of Auxiliary

OBA

Oxygen Breathing Apparatus

OBC

Outboard Boating Club

OBTT

Onboard Training Team

OCMI

Officer-in-Charge, Marine Inspection

OCONUS

Outside of the Continental United States

OCS

Officer Candidate School

OER

Officer Evaluation Report

OFI

Office of Federal Investigations

OGE

Office of Government Ethics

OHIP

Overhead Hinged Instrument Panel

OIC

Officer-in-Charge

OJT

On-the-Job Training

OLSP

Operational Logistics Support Plan

OMMP

Occupational Medical Monitoring Program

OMS

Operating Materials and Supplies or Operations and Marine Safety

OMSEP

Occupational Medical Surveillance and Evaluation Program

OOD

Officer of the Deck/Day

OP

Operations

OPA

Oil Pollution Act

OPAREA

Operational Area

OPCEN

Operations Center

OPCON

Operational Control

OPFAC

Operating Facility

OPFOR

Opposition Forces

OPLAN

Operation Plan

OPORD

Operation Order

OPS

Operations Officer

OPSEC

Operations Security

OQB

Operations Qualification Board

ORM

Operational Risk Management

OS

Operational Support

OSB

Operations Standards Board

OSC

On-Scene Commander or Operations Systems Center

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OTC

Officer in Tactical Command

OWT

On-the-Water Training

P

Past Officer (When used before officer title acronym)

PA

Privacy Act or Public Affairs

PABX

Private Automatic Branch Exchange

PAL

Personnel Allowance List

PAO

Public Affairs Officer

PATCOM

Patrol Commander

PAWSS

Ports and Waterways Safety System

PB

Publications

PCC

Publications Control Clerk

PCO

Publications Control Officer

PCS

Permanent Change of Station

PDD

Presidential Decision Directive

PDR

Personnel Data Record

PDS

Personnel Data System

PE

Public Education

PERSRU

Personnel Reporting Unit

PES

Port and Environmental Safety

PFD

Personal Flotation Device

PGM-FI

Programmed Fuel Injection

PI

Personnel Inspection

PIAT

Public Information Assistance Team

PIE

Partnership in Education

PIW

Person in the Water

PMIS/JUMPS

Personnel Management Information System/Joint Uniform Military Pay System

PMLV

Personnel Marker Light

PMS

Preventive/Planned Maintenance System

PO

Petty Officer (USCG, USN)

POB

Person Onboard

POD

Probability of Detection or Plan of the Day

POE

Projected Operation Environment

POL

Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants

POLREP

Pollution Report Message

POMS

Patrol Order Management System

POP

Planned Obligation Priority

POPFAC

Parent Operating Facility

POS

Probability of Success

POSD

Port Operations and Security Defense

POV

Privately Owned Vehicle

POW

Plan of the Week

PPA

Property Account

PPC

Personal Protective Clothing

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

PPEP

Pre-Commissioning Program for Enlisted Personnel

PQS

Personnel Qualification Standard

PR

Position Report

PRECOM

Preliminary Communications

PREP

Preparedness for Response Exercise Program

PS

Personnel Services or Port Security Specialist

PSC

Personnel Service Center, Topeka, KS (Formerly HRSIC)

PSCO

Port State Control Officer

PSI

Personnel Security Investigation

PSQ

Personnel Security Questionnaire

PSS

Port Safety and Security

PSU

Port Security Unit

PTO

Power Take-Off

PWB

Port and Waterways Boat

PWC

Personal Watercraft

PWCS

Ports, Waterways, and Coastal Security

PWSA

Ports and Waterway Safety Act

QAWTD

Quick-Acting Watertight Door

QC

Quality Control

QE

Qualification Examiner

QEB

Qualification Examining Board

QM

Quartermaster (USN, USPHS)

QMOW

Quartermaster of the Watch

QRC

Quick Response Card

R&D

Research and Development

RACON

Radar Beacon

RADM

Rear Admiral (USCG, USN, USPHS)

RAP

Recruiting Assistance Program

RB-HS

Response Boat - Homeland Security

RB-M

Response Boat - Medium

RBS

Recreational Boating Safety

RB-S

Response Boat - Small

RBSV

Recreational Boating Safety Visitor

RBSVP

Recreational Boating Safety Visitation Program

RCC

Rescue Coordination Center or District Rear Commodore

RDF

Radio Direction Finder

REBI

Reserve Enlisted Basic Indoctrination

REP

Representative

RET

Retired

RFI

Request for Information

RFMC

Regional Fisheries Management Council

RFMO

Regional Fisheries Management Organization

RFO

Ready for Operation

RIK

Rations-in-Kind

RMS

Readiness Management System

RNAV

Radio Aids to Navigation

ROC/POE

Required Operational Capability/Point of Entry

ROCI

Reserve Officer Candidate Indoctrination

ROE

Rules of Engagement

RP

Responsible Party or Resources Proposal

RPAL

Reserve Personnel Allowance List

RS

Rescue Swimmer

RSC

Rescue Sub-Center

RT

Receiver/Transmitter

SAFE

Substance Abuse Free Environment or Secured Around Flotation Equipped

SAI

Small Arms Instructor

SAP

Simplified Acquisition Procedures

SAR

Search and Rescue

SAREX

SAR Exercise

SARMIS

Search and Rescue Mission Information System

SARSAT

Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking

SAT

Subsistence Advisory Team

SATCOM

Satellite Communication

SATE

Security Awareness, Training, and Education

SB

Sailboat

SC

SAR Coordinator or Specialty Course (One of six)

SCP

Security Control Point

SCPO

Senior Chief Petty Officer (USCG, USN)

SCUBA

Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

SDB

Service Dress Blue

SDV

Swimmer Delivery Vehicles

SELRES

Selected Reserve

SEOP

Special and Emergency Operations Procedure

SEPRAT

Separate Ration

SES

Senior Executive Service

SF

Safety Factor or Sailing Fundamentals

SGLI

Servicemen Group Life Insurance

SHPT

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

SIGINT

Signals Intelligence

SINS

Scalable Integrated Navigation System

SIPRNET

Secret Internet Protocol Routing Network

SITREP

Situation Report

SK

Storekeeper

SKF

Skiff

SLO

Auxiliary State Liaison

SLOC

Sea Lines of Communication

SMC

SAR Mission Coordinator

SMMO

Support and Management/Medical Officer

SMO

Support and Management Officer

SMS

Safety Management System

SMTJ

Special Maritime and Territorial Jurisdiction

SN

Seaman (USCG, USN)

SNO

Statement of No Objection

SO

Division Staff Officer

SOA

Speed of Advance

SOFA

Status of Forces Agreement

SOG

Speed Over Ground

SOLAS

Safety of Life at Sea

SO-OP

Auxiliary Division Operations Officer

SOP

Standard Operating Procedure

SOPA

Senior Officer Present Afloat

SOPEP

Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan

SOQ

Sailor of the Quarter

SORTS

Status of Resources and Training System

SOS

Save Our Ship

SPC

Special Purpose Craft

SPC (HWX)

Heavy Weather Special Purpose Craft

SPC (LE)

Special Purpose Craft (Law Enforcement)

SPE

Severity-Probability-Exposure

SPF

Sun Protection Factor

SPOC

SAR Point of Contact

SPOD

Strategic Port of Debarkation

SPPM

Supply Policy and Procedures Manual

SPS

Standard Positioning Service

SR

Secretary/Records (also Seaman Recruit)

SRA

Short-Range Aids to Navigation

SRB

Surf Rescue Boat

SRDC

Selected Reserve Direct Commission

SROE

Standing Rules of Engagement

SRR

Search and Rescue Region

SRS

Synchronous Reference Sensor

SRU

Search and Rescue Unit

SS

Square Search

SSB

Single Side Band

SSB-HF

Single Side Band–High Frequency

SSBLAA

Southern States Boating Law Administration Association

SSC

Small-Scale Contingencies

SSL

Standard Support Level

SSM

Support and Special Mission

SSMR

Shore Station Maintenance Request

SSN

Social Security Number

SSO

Shore Security Officer

SSPO

Station Support Petty Officer

STA

Station

STA OPS

Station Operations

STAN & RFO

Readiness and Standardization Program

STANT

Station Aids to Navigation Team

STAR

Standard Automated Requisitioning

STCW

Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers

STTR

Short-Term Resident Training Request

STU III

Secure Telephone Unit

SURPIC

Surface Picture

SWE

Service-Wide Exam

SWL

Safe Working Load

SWO

Security Watch Officer

TACON

Tactical Control

TAD

Temporary Additional Duty

TANB

Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat

TAO

Tactical Action Officers

TAP

Transition Assistance Program

TAR

Transportation Acquisition Regulation

TCM

Telecommunications Manual

TCOW

Telecommunications Watchstander

TCT

Team Coordination Training

TD

Temporary Duty

TESTPUB

Test Publication

TFC

Total Fuel Consumption

THREATCON

Threat Condition

TIG

Tungsten Inert Gas

TMACC

Transportable Multi-Agency Communications Central

TMMIC

Transportable Multi-Mission Communications Central

TMT

Training Management Tool

TOI

Target of Interest

TONO

Travel Order Number

TPSB

Transportable Port Security Boat

TQC

Training Quota Management Center

TRACEN

Training Center

TRADET

Training Detachment

TRATEAM

Training Team

TRS

Timing Reference Sensor

TSA

Transportation Security Administration

TSN

Track Line Non-Return Search

TSR

Track Line Return Search

TUTA

Tailored Unit Training Availability

U/W

Underway

UCMJ

Uniform Code of Military Justice

UEG

Unit Environmental Guide

UEPH

Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing

UHF

Ultra High Frequency

UIC

Unit Identification Code

UMIB

Urgent Marine Information Broadcast

UNFAV

Unfavorable (determination, especially in regards to PSI)

UOF

Use of Force

UPF

Unit Performance Factor

UPH

Unaccompanied Personnel Housing

UPS

United Parcel Service

USA

United States Army

USACOE

United States Army Corps of Engineers

USAF

United States Air Force

USAFR

United States Air Force Reserve

USA-NG

United States Army - National Guard

USAR

United States Army Reserve

USBP

United States Boarder Patrol

USC

United States Code

USCA

United States Code Annotated

USCD

Urine Specimen Custody Document

USCG

United States Coast Guard (also CG)

USCGA

United States Coast Guard Academy

USCGAUX

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

USCGR

United States Coast Guard Reserve

USFWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

USMC

United States Marine Corps

USMCR

United States Marine Corps Reserve

USN

United States Navy

USNR

United States Navy Reserve

USPCA

United States Police Canine Association

USPS

United States Power Squadron

USWMS

Uniform State Waterway Marking System

UTB

Utility Boat

UTBSC

Utility Boat Systems Center

UTC

Coordinated Universal Time

UTL

Utility Boat, Light

UTM

Utility Boat, Medium

UTS

Unit Travel System

UV

Ultraviolet

VADM

Vice Admiral (USCG, USN)

VCO

District Vice Commodore

VCP

Division Vice Captain

VE

Vessel Examiner, Vessel Examination

VETCOM

Veterinary Command

VFR/IFR

Visual Flight Rules/Instrument Flight Rules

VHA

Variable Housing Allowance

VHF

Very High Frequency

VIP

Very Important Person

VRM

Variable Range Marker

VRP

Vessel Response Plan

VS

Sector Search

VSC

Vessel Safety Check

VTF

Veterinary Treatment Facilities

VTS

Vessel Traffic Services

WAAS

Wide Area Augmentation System

WAMS

Waterways Analysis and Management System

WC

Wellness Coordinator

WLIC

Coast Guard Inland Construction Tender

WLL

Working Load Limit

WP

Working Punt

WPB

Weather/Coastal Patrol Boat

WQSB

Watch, Quarter, and Station Bills

WR

Wellness Representative

WSBAA

Western States Boat Administrator’s Association

WSO

Waterborne Security Officer

WWM

Waterways Management

XO

Executive Officer

XPO

Executive Petty Officer

XTE

Cross Track Error

YN

Yeoman

ZULU

Time Zone “Alpha” designation, “Z” “Zulu time”