Acronyms

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

Admin - Administration
AdminO - Administration Officer
Adj - Adjutant - a cadet parade position not a rank
ACR - Annual Ceremonial Review

B

Bush Ex - Bush exercise - Survival Training (not always in the bush)
Bravo Zulu - means "Good job!"

C

CAF - Canadian Armed Forces
Capt - Captain
CadPat - Canadian Field Disruptive Pattern, also known as "combats"
CATO - Cadet Adminsitrative and Training Orders
CO - Commanding Officer
Cpl - Corporal - Cadet rank
CI - Civilian Instructor
CIV - Civilian Volunteer
CHAP - Cadet Harassment and Abuse Prevention program
CMDR - Commander
CATO - Cadet Administrative and Training Orders

D

DCO - Deputy Commanding Officer
DND - Department of National Defense
Dress - the clothing type worn by cadets - such as full, civilian, summer, ceremonial and combat. Full dress is the complete uniform.

E

ETA - Estimated time of arrival
EO: - Enabling Objective

F

FMP - Field Message Pad
FTX - Field Training Exercise

G

GMT - Greenwich Mean Time - the Greenwich meridian is the accepted time reference.

H

HQ - headquarters
Hrs - hours - as in 1400hrs or 2pm
Hooch or Hoochie - an improvised shelter used to sleep in

I

2IC - second in command
IMP - Individual Meal Packet - full meal in a bag, main portion is a boil-in-the bag entree.

J

K

L

LT - Lieutenant
2LT - Second Lieutenant
LHQ - Local headquarters - or local cadet offices

M

MRE - Meal Ready to Eat
MRO - Monthly Routine Orders

N

NLT - No later than
NCM - Non-Commissioned Member
NCO - Non-Commissioned Officer
NW - NorthWest

O

OCdt - Officer Cadet - lowest ranking officer
OIC - Officer in Charge - refers to officer responsible for an event
OPI - Office of Prime Importance - Sometimes used in place of OIC or OIC Ex

P

Pra - prairie - as in Prairie Region
PRCI's - Prairie Region Cadet Instructions
PMV - Personal Motor Vehicle
PO: - Performance Objective
PO: EO: - Performance Objective / Enabling Objective

Q

R

RO - Range Officer
RSO - Range Safety Officer
RCACC - Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps
RCSU - Regional Cadet Support Unit

S

Sgt - Sergeant - cadet NCO rank
Star Level - Cadet training level of instruction.
SupO - Supply Officer

T

Trg O - Training Officer
2IC - second in charge (usually associated with exercises or activities)

U

V

W

WRO - Weekly Routine Order

X

Y

Z

Zulu Time - another name for Greenwich Mean Time - GMT