Common Acronyms

2IC - Second In Command

2LT - Second Lieutenant

AASC - Advanced Aerospace Course

AATCAM - Advanced Aviation Technology Course - Aircraft Maintenance

AATCAO - Advanced Aviation Technology Course - Airport Operations

AC - Air Cadet

ACA - Area Cadet Adviser

ACK - Acknowledged

ACLC - Air Cadet League of Canada

ACNSTC - Air Cadet National Summer Training Course

ACO - Area Cadet Officer

ACR - Annual Ceremonial Review

ACSTC - Air Cadet Summer Training Centre

ADJ - Adjutant

ADMIN - Administration

ADMO - Administration Officer

AGM - Annual General Meeting

AIC - Athletic Instructor Course

AKA - Also Known As

ARMIC - Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor Course

ASU - Area Support Unit

AWOL - Absent Without Leave

BAC - Basic Aviation Course

BATAC - Basic Aviation Technology & Aerospace Course

BFSC - Basic Fitness & Sports Course

BGEN - Brigadier General

BLC - Basic Leadership Course 

BSC - Basic Survival Course

CAF - Canadian Armed Forces

CAPT - Captain

CATO - Cadet Administrative & Training Orders

CCO - Canadian Cadet Organization

CF - Canadian Forces

CF201 - Candian Forces Manual of Drill & Ceremonial

CFB - Canadian Forces Base

CFTC - Cadet Flying Training Centre

CI - Civilian Instructor

CIC - Cadet Instructor Cadre

CIC - Cadet In Charge

CIV - Civilian

CO - Commanding Officer

COL - Colonel

CPL - Corporal

CSC - Cadet Squadron Commander

CSTC - Cadet Summer Training Centre

CTC - Cadet Training Centre

CV - Civilian Volunteer

DCO - Deputy Commanding Officer

DET - Detachment

DND - Department of National Defence

EO - Enabling Objective

ETA - Estimated Time of Arrival

ETD - Estimated Time of Departure

F/CPL - Flight Corporal

F/SGT - Flight Sergeant

FLT - Flight

FSIC - Fitness & Sports Instructors Course

FTX - Field Training Exercise

GCK - General Cadet Knowledge

GEN - General

GMT - Greenwich Mean Time

GPS - Glider Pilot Scholarship

GT / GTC - General Training Course

HQ - Headquarters

HRS - Hours (ie time on 24 hour clock)

IACE - International Air Cadet Exchange

IAW - In Accordance With

IC - In Charge

IG - Instructional Guide

ILO - In Lieu Of

IMP - Individual Meal Packet

IT SMC - Information Technology Service Management Centre

LAC - Leading Air Cadet

LCOL - Lieutenant Colonel

LGEN - Lieutenant General

LHQ - Local Headquarters

LT - Lieutenant

MAJ - Major

MGEN - Major General

MRB - Merit Review Board

MRE - Meal Ready to Eat

NC AIR OPS - National Cadet Air Operations

NCO - Non Commissioned Officer

NDA - Nationally Directed Activity

NDHQ - National Defence Headquarters

NLT - No Later Than

O/CDT - Officer Cadet

OIC - Officer In Charge

OP - Operation

OPC - Ontario Provincial Committee

OPI - Office of Primary Interest

PC - Provincial Committee

PMV - Personal Motor Vehicle

PO - Performance Objective

PPS - Power Pilot Scholarship

PSRY - Positive Social Relations for Youth

QR&O - Queens Regulations & Orders

QSP - Qualification Standard and Plan

RCAC - Royal Canadian Air Cadets

RCACC - Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps

RCACS - Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

RCAF - Royal Canadian Air Force

RCSCC - Royal Candian Sea Cadet Corps

RCSU - Regional Cadet Support Unit

RO - Reviewing Officer

RSO - Range Safety Officer

RV - Meet (Rendez-vous)

SGT - Sergeant

SOP - Standard Operating Procedures

SQN - Squadron

SSC - Squadron Sponsoring Committee

SUPO - Supply Officer

SWO - Squadron Warrant Officer

TC - Transport Canada

TD - Temporary Duty

TRG - Training

TRGO - Training Officer

UCCMA - Unit Cadet Conflict Management Advisor

UHRA - Unit Human Rights Advisor

WO - Warning Order

WO1 - Warrant Officer First Class

WO2 - Warrant Officer Second Class

WRO - Weekly Routine Orders

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