Warrior Support Team™ Military Jargon

Military Jargon

The US Military and the Department of Defense have a unique language and acronyms that are important to understand and keep in mind during recovery and after reintegration.


Acronyms

  • ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act

  • ADME - Active Duty Medical Extension

  • C&P - Compensation and Pension

  • CONUS - Continental United States

  • CRDP - Concurrent Retirement and Disability Payments

  • CRSC - Combat Related Special Compensation

  • DAV - Disabled American Veterans

  • DEA - Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program

  • DEERS - Defense Enrollment Eligibility System

  • DES - Disability Evaluation System

  • DoD - Department of Defense

  • ESGR - Employment Support of the Guard and Reserve

  • FMLA - Family Medical Leave Act

  • IRR - Individual Ready Reserve


  • MEB - Medical Evaluation Board

  • MMRB - MOS Medical Retention Board

  • MRP - Medical Retention Processing

  • NPRC - National Personnel Records Center

  • NOD - Notice of Disagreement

  • OCONUS - Outside the continental United States

  • OEF - Operation Enduring Freedom

  • OIF - Operation Iraqi Freedom

  • OND - Operation New Dawn

  • PDRL - Permanent Disability Retirement List

  • PEB - Physical Evaluation Board

  • PTS - Post-Traumatic Stress

  • PVA - Paralyzed Veterans of America

  • S-DVI - Service-Disabled Veterans Life Insurance

  • SCRA - Service Members Civil Relief Act

  • TDRL - Temporary Disability Retirement List

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