562 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
BUFF Big Ugly Fat Fucker/Fellow, nickname for a B - 52 Stratofortress
Butterbar Slang expression for the rank of second lieutenant; refers to the distinctive gold color of the rank insignia.
BW Bomb Wing
BX Base Exchange
C Day - The unnamed day on which a deployment operation begins or is to begin
C2 Command and Control
C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
CA Combat Arms
CAF Combat Air Force
CAI Computer Aided Instruction
CAMS Core Automated Maintenance System (database behind IMDS)
CAOC Combined Air and Space Operations Center
CAP Civil Air Patrol
Capt Captain
CAS Close Air Support
CAST Combat Airman Skills Training
CAT Crisis Action Team
CATM Combat Arms Training and Maintenance
CBCS Combat Communications Squadron
CBMC Communications Battlespace Management Course
CBRNE Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High Yield Explosives
CBT Computer Based Training
CC Commander
CCAF Community College of the Air Force
CCE Executive Officer
CCF First Sergeant
CCT Combat Control
CDC Career Development Course
CEG Combat Evaluation Group
CES Civil Engineering Squadron
CEVG Combat Evaluation Group
CFEPT Career Field Education and Training Plan
CFR Crash Fire Rescue
CFT Cockpit Familiarization Trainer
CGO Company Grade Officer (lieutenants and captains)
CGOC Company Grade Officers' Council
Charlie Foxtrot Cluster Fuck
CI Counterintelligence, Compliance Inspection
Class Six Shoppette where beer, wine & liquor is sold.
CMO Civil - Military Operations
CMSAF Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
CMSgt Chief Master Sergeant
CNA Computer Network Attack
CND Could Not Duplicate
CND Computer Network Defense
CNO Computer Network Operations
CNT Counter Narco – Terror
COA Course of Action
Col Colonel
COLA Cost of Living Adjustment