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2LT
Second Lieutenant
A
AB
Able Seaman
AC/W
Aircraftman/Aircraftwoman
ACM
Air Chief Marshall
ADF
Australian Defence Force
ADFA
Australian Defence Force Academy
ADFDA
ADF District Allowance
ADFFSCC
ADF Financial Services Consumer Council
ADFHS
Australian Defence Force Health Services
ADFP
Australian Defence Force Publication
ADML
Admiral
ADO
Australian Defence Organisation
AIRCDRE
Air Commodore
AIRMSHL
Air Marshal
ANZAC
Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
APS
Australian Public Service
ARA
Australian Regular Army
ATC
Army Training Command
AVM
Air Vice- Marshall
B
BRIG
Brigadier
C
CA
Chief of Army
CAF
Chief of Air Force
CAPT
Captain
CDF
Chief of the Defence Force
CDRE
Commodore
CDS
Chief Defence Scientist
CIO
Chief Information Officer
CMDR
Commander
CN
Chief of Navy
COL
Colonel
COMAST
Commander Australian Theatre
COMCARE
Compensation and Rehabilitation of
COMCARE
Compensation and Rehabilitation of Commonwealth Employees
COS
Conditions of Service
COSC
Chief of Staff Committee
CPL
Corporal
CPO
Chief Petty Officer
CSIG
Corporate Support and Infrastructure Group
D
DC
Defence Community
DCO
Defence Community Organisation
DE
Directorate of Entitlements
DFA
Defence Families of Australia (formally known as NCGSF)
DG
Director General
DGPERS
Director General of Personnel
DH&RP
Directorate of Housing & Relocations Policy
DHA
Defence Housing Australia
DMO
Defence Material Organisation
DPAM
Directorate of Protocol and Attache Management
DPC
Defence Personnel Committee
DPE
Defence Personnel Executive
DRH
Directorate of Relocations & Housing
DRHMs
Defence Relocations and Housing Managers
DSG
Defence Support Group
DSNSG
Defence Special Needs Support Group
DSSC
Defence Service Staff College
DSTA
Defence School Transition Aide
DSTO
Defence Science and Technology Organisation
DTMO
Defence Tax Management Office
DVA
Department of Veterans Affairs
F
FASFP
First Assistant Secretary, Facilities and Property
FASPERS
First Assistant Secretary of Personnel
FBT
Fringe Benefits Tax
FIND
Family Information Network of Defence
FLGOFF
Flying Officer
FLO
Family Liaison Officer (DCO)
FLTLT
Flight Lieutenant
FNM
Family Network Member (DFA)
FSAC
Family Support Advisory Committee
FSCT
Flight Sergeant
FSFP
Family Support Funding Program
G
GPCAPT
Group Captain
H
HDPE
Head of Defence Personnel Executive
HPAS
Home Purchase Assistance Scheme
HPSEA
Home purchase or sale expenses allowance
HQ
Headquarters
HQADF
Headquarters Australian Defence Force
J
JSSC
Joint Services Staff College
K
KPI
Key Performance Indicator
L
LAC/W
Leading Aircraftman/Aircraftwoman
LCDR
Lieutenant Commander
LCPL
Lance Corporal
LEUT
Lieutenant
LI
‘Living In’ in a barracks, mess or similar accommodation
LIA
Living In Accommodation
LOG
Logistics
LS
Leading Seaman
LTCOL
Lieutenant Colonel
LTGEN
Lieutenant General
M
MA
Meal allowance
MAJ
Major
MAJGEN
Major General
MCR
Military Compensation Review
MIDN
Midshipman
MIER
Management Initiated Early Retirement
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
MPLS
Ministerial and Parliamentary Liaison Services
MQ
Married Quarter
MRU
Members Required in Uniform
MSBS
Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme
MWD
Member with Dependants
MWD(U)
Married with Dependants (unaccompanied)
MWOD
Member without Dependants
N
ND
National Delegate (DFA)
NHCP
New Housing Classification Policy
NWCC
National Welfare Coordination Centre
O
OH&S
Occupational Health and Safety
OIC / OC
Officer in Charge; 2IC Second in Charge
P
PACMAN
ADF Pay and Conditions Manual
PEEP
Partner Education and Employment Program
PERS
Personnel
PLTOFF
Pilot Officer
PM&C
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
PO
Petty Officer
PPEC
Personnel Policy and Employment Conditions
PSG
Policy and Strategic Guidance
PSYCH-AF
RAAF Psychology Service
PSYCH-N
Directorate of Psychology (Navy)
PTE
Private
R
RA
Rental Allowance
RAAF
Royal Australian Air Force
RADM
Rear Admiral
RAN
Royal Australian Navy
RDFWA
Regular Defence Force Welfare Association
RDO
Regional Development Office/Rostered Day Off
REDLO
Regional Education District Liaison Officer
RLLT
Remote Location Leave Travel
RSL
Returned Servicemans League
RSM
Regimental Sergeant Major
RSM-A
Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army
S
SASR
Special Air Service Regiment
SASRA
Special Air Service Regiment Auxiliary
SBLT
Sub Lieutenant
SEC
Secretary
SES
Senior Executive Service (Public Service)
SGADF
Surgeon General Australian Defence Force
SGT
Sergeant
SMN
Seaman
SPP
Strategic Policy and Plans
SQNLDR
Squadron Leader
SR
Service Residence
SR
Senior Representative (DFA)
SSGT
Staff Sergeant
T
TAA
Temporary Accommodation Allowance
TRA
Temporary Rental Assistance
V
VADM
Vice Admiral
VCDF
Vice Chief of the Defence Force
W
WGCDR
Wing Commander
WO
Warrant Officer
WO- N
Warrant Officer of the Navy
WO2
Warrant Officer Class 2
WOFF
Warrant Officer
WOFF- AF
Warrant Officer of the Air Force
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