Military Slang and Acronyms

Military Slang and Acronyms - Installment 1 For my next blog I am going to write a series on military slang and acronyms due to the fact that there are so many.  I have tried to narrow the list down to the ones that I know.  I used these countless times while serving therefore making them have a more personal meaning to me. So let’s see how far I can get in this first article starting with the letter A AO – Area of Operations AAR – After Action Review – I find myself still using this one today even in my civilian job and of course sometimes I have to explain to people what it means.  But anytime you conduct a function or group event, it is definitely a good idea to sit down at the completion and conduct an AAR.  This will allow you to capture notes for what went right or wrong and will make the next event go much better. AIT – Advanced Individual Training – This is when a new...
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