What do these USAF / DoD acronyms break out into? On the left is the acronym or unit... see below, TIA?
653d AESS/EN = ?
653d AESS/MZ = ?
653d AESS/EN-CM/DM = ?
653d AESS/PK = ?
653d AESS/FM = ?
653d AESS/LG = ?
577th AESG/YN = ?
677th AESG/TS = ?
516th AESW/EN = ?
ASW/EN = ?
HQ AMC/A7PC =?
HQ AMC/A7VQ =?
HQ AMC/A5QL =?
46 OG =?
NAVAIR = ?
AFOTEC Det 5 =?
AFCA CTTA =?
AFFTC 412th TW =?
653d AESS/EN = 653rd Aeronautical Systems Squadron / Engineering
653d AESS/MZ = 653rd Aeronautical Systems Squadron
653d AESS/EN-CM/DM = 653rd Aeronautical Systems Squadron
653d AESS/PK = 653rd Aeronautical Systems Squadron / Contracting
653d AESS/FM = 653rd Aeronautical Systems Squadron / Financial Management
653d AESS/LG = 653d Aeronautical Systems Squadron / Logistics
577th AESG/YN = Aeronautical Systems Group / Propulsion Systems Squadron
677th AESG/TS = Aeronautical Systems Group / Tower Simulation System
516th AESW/EN = 516th Aeronautical Systems Wing (Mobility) / Engineering
ASW/EN = Air Sustainment Wing / Engineering
HQ AMC/A7PC = Headquarters Air Mobility Command / Type Certificate Data Sheet No. A7PC
HQ AMC/A7VQ = Headquarters Air Mobility Command / Environmental Compliance Assessment and Management Program
HQ AMC/A5QL = Headquarters Air Mobility Command
AETC/A5TO = Air Education & Training Command
AETC/A4MM = Air Education & Training Command
AETC/A5RF = Air Education & Training Command
46 OG = 46th Operations Group
NAVAIR = Naval Air Warfare Center
AFOTEC Det 5 = Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 5
SURVIAC = Survivability Vulnerability Information Analysis Center
ASC/SB = Aeronautical Systems Center / Small Business Office
ASC/SESS = Aeronautical Systems Center / Systems Engineering Standards and Specifications
AFCA CTTA = Air Force Communications Agency Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority
AFFTC 412th TW = Air Force Flight Test Center 412th Test Wing
559 CBSS/GBMAC = 559th Combat Sustainment Squadron
The remaining unknown include:
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
These are specific military unit designations, and only part of them may be acronyms.
In the case of 653d AESS/EN:
-653d refers to a specific unit - in this case Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
-AESS is a type of organization and in this case stands for Aeronautical Systems Squadron. (AESG would be Aeronautical Systems Group)
-the letters after the / refer to a specific office within the AESS. These letters after the / are office symbols, a code that refers to a specific place within the organization. There are hundreds of these codes and they are not necessisarily consistent across organizations. However, in the In the Air Force, CC usually means Commander. LG usually means Logistics. DO usually means Operations. XP usually means plans and programs. If you need to know the office symbol, try to find the unit's organizations chart online. You'll notice that the longer the symbol, the deeper into the organizational structure it is.
Getting back to an example from your list, in HQ AMC/A7PC:
- HQ means Headquarters
- AMC means Air Mobility Command
- /A7PC is the office symbol
Your examples beginning with AETC stand for Air Education and Training Command and should probably be preceded by HQ.
If you take these symbols apart and look at the individual sections, you may find their meanings on www.acronymfinder.com.
AFCA stands for Air Force Communications Agency
AFFTC stands for Air Force Flight Test Center
Det stands for Detachment
Here's another resource you might find useful: http://usmilitary.about.com/cs/airforce/a/aforgani...Source(s): http://www.acronymfinder.com - Military & Government tab
- kittenbrowerLv 51 decade ago
ACS offers a class to translate military talk for family members. You should go, if you can figure out what and where ACS is. And you can't go unless your EFMP is done!
- Anonymous1 decade ago
No help here. . .
But there is a GS-14 guy at the Pentagon, whose sole job it is to make these acronyms up. The sole criteria is they must NOT be easily interpreted.