Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations

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  1. TinCanMan

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    38 CFR = Title 38 Code of Federal Regulations
    38 USC = Title 38 of the United States Code
    A&A = Aid and Attendance
    AAFES = Army & Air Force Exchange Service
    AD = Active Duty
    ADA = Americans with Disabilities Act
    AFEES = Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station
    AISI = As I see it
    AL = American Legion
    AMC = Appeals Management Center
    AMVETS = AMVETS
    AO = Agent Orange
    APAP = Automatic Positive Airway Pressure
    BCMR = Board of Corrections for Military Records
    BCD = Bad Conduct Discharge
    BDD = Benefits Delivery by Discharge sometimes called BBD, Benefits by Discharge
    BEQ = Bachelor Enlisted Quarters
    BiPAP = Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure.
    BOQ = Bachelor Officers Quarters
    BVA = Board of Veterans Appeals
    BX = Base Exchange
    C&P = Compensation and Pension
    C-File = Claims File
    C-File # = Claims File ID Number (Now your SSAN)
    CAD = Coronary Artery Disease
    CARES = Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services
    CAVC = Court of Appeals for Veterans Causes
    CBOC = Community Based Outpatient Clinic
    CHAMPVA = Civilian Hearth and Medical Program VA. a medical program for dependants of 100% disabled veterans.
    Chapter 61 = refers to US Code, Title 10, Chapter 61 Disability Retirements
    Chapter 71 = refers to US Code, Title 10, Chapter 71 TOS Retirements
    COLA = Cost of Living Allowence
    COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    CPAP = Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
    CRDP = Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay
    CRSC = Combat Related Special Compensation
    CUE = Clear and Umistakeable Error
    C&UE = Clear and Umistakeable Error
    DAV = Disabled American Veterans
    DC = Diagnostic Code also Death Certificate
    DD = Dishonorable Discharge
    DD-2 = Armed Forces Identification Card
    DD-149 = Application for the Correction of Military Record
    DD-214 = Certificate of Realase or Discharge from Active Duty
    DD-293 = Application for the Review of Discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States
    DD-1172 Application for Uniformed Services Identification Card - DEERS Enrollment
    DD-1173 = United States Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card
    DD-2765 = Department of Defense/Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card
    DeCA = Defense Commissary Agency
    DFAS = Defense Finance and Accounting Service
    DIC Dependants Indemnity Compensation
    DMII = Diabetes Mellitus Type II
    DoD = Department of Defense
    DRB = Discharge Review Board
    DRO = Decision Review Officer
    DSM IV = Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 4th Edition
    DVA = Department of Veterans Affairs
    EAJA = Equal Access to Justice Act
    EAS = End of Active Service
    EAOS = End of Active Obligated Service
    EED = Earlier/Earliest Effective Date
    ESG = Environmental Support Group
    FICA = Federal Insurance Contributions Act (Social Security withholding tax)
    FOIA = Freedom of Information Act
    FR = Federal Register
    FWIW = For what it's worth
    GAF = Global Assessment of Function
    GIB = GI Bill
    GWI = Gulf War I
    GWII = Gulf War II
    HIPPA = Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996
    HISA = Home Improvement and Structural Alterations Program
    ILP = Independent Living Program
    IME = Independent Medical Evaluations
    IMO = Independant Medical Opinion
    IOM = Institute of Medicine
    IRIS = Inquiry Routing & Information System
    ISTM = It Seems To Me
    ILP = Independent Living Program
    I/U = Individual Unemployability
    LOD = Line of Duty
    M21-1MR = VA Claims Adjudication Manual
    MEB = Medical Evaluation Board
    MGIB = Montgomery GI Bill
    MOAA = Military Officers Association of America
    MoPH = Military Order of the Purple Heart
    MOS = Military Occupation Specialty
    MWR = Morale, Welfare & Recreation
    NARA = National Archives Records Administration
    NEC = Navy Enlisted Classification (code)
    NEX = Navy Exchange
    NDAA = National Defense Authorization Act
    NDR = Non-Duty Related
    NIH = National Institutes of Health
    NOD = Notice of Disagreement
    NP = Nurse Practicioner
    NPRC = National Personnel Records Center
    NSC = Non Service Connected
    NSO = National Service Officer (Usually DAV)
    NVLSP = National Veterans Legal Services Program
    OEF = Operation Enduring Freedom
    OGC = (VA) Office of General Council
    OIF = Operation Iraqi Freedom
    OTOH = On the Other Hand
    P&T = Permanently and Totally Disabled
    PA = Physicians Assistant
    PARDS = Partner Assisted Rating Decision System (a fast track claim)
    PC = Prostate Cancer
    PCP = Primary Care Physician
    PDRL = Permanantly Disabled Retired List
    PEB Physical Evaluation Board
    PEBLO Physical Evaluation Board Liason Officer
    PG = Persian Gulf
    PM = Private Message
    PN = Peripheral Neuropathy
    POA = Power of Attorney
    PTSD = Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    PVD=Peripheral Vascular Disease
    PVA = Paralyzed Veterans of America
    PX = Post Exchange
    QTC = Quality Treatment Corporation (a VA medical contractor)
    REDUX = Military Retirement Reform Act of 1986
    RO = Regional Office
    RVSR = Rating Veterans Service Represenative
    SAH = Specially Adapted Housing
    SBP = Survivors Benefit Plan
    SC = Service Connected
    SEA = SouthEast Asia
    SF-180 = Standard Form, Requests Pertaining to Military Records
    SGLI = Servicemembers Group Life Insurance
    SMC-n = Special Monthly Compensation where "n" is K thru R
    SMR = Service Medical Records
    SO = Service Officer
    SOC = Statement of the Case
    SR = Service Records
    SRB = Service Record Book (Marines)
    SS = Social Security
    SSA = Social Security Administration
    SSAN = Social Security Account Number
    SSDI = Social Security Disability Insurance
    SSI = Suplemental Security Income
    SSOC = Supplemental Statement of the Case
    TAD = Temporary Additional Duty (Navy)
    TAP = Transition Assistance Program
    TDIU = Totaly Disabled based on Individual Unemployability
    TDRL = Temporary Disabled Retired List
    TDY = Temporary Duty
    TERA = Temporary Early Retirement Authority
    TMOP = Tricare Mail Order Pharmacy
    TOS = Time of Service
    TREA = The Retired Enlisted Association
    Tricare = Medical program for retiree's and military dependants.
    Tricare for Life (TFL) = Medical program for retiree's and military dependants over age 65
    TRIP = Training, Responsibility, Involvement and Preparation of claims
    UCMJ = Uniform Code of Military Justice
    URL = Uniform Resource Locator
    VA = Veterans Administration
    VA Catalog 1 = VA Catalog of Forms
    Official Hub for Federal Forms
    VA Form 10-10EZ - Application for Medical Benefits (Enroll)
    VA Form 10-5345 Request For And Authorization To Release Medical Records or Health Information
    VA Form 9 = Appeal to Board of Veterans Appeals
    VA Form 20-572 = Request for Change of Address/Cancellation of Direct Deposit
    VA Form 21-22 = Appointment of Veterans Service Organization as Claimant's Representative
    VA Form 21-22A = Appointment of Attorney or Agent as Claimant’s Representative
    VA Form 21-526 = Veteran’s Application for Compensation and/or Pension
    VA Form 21-530 = Application for Burial Benefits
    VA Form 21-534 = Application for DIC, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits By a Surv. Spouse or Child
    VA Form 21-534a = Application for DIC By a Surv. Spouse or Child (In-Service Death Only)
    VA Form 21-601 = Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary
    VA Form 21-686c = Declaration Of Status Of Dependents
    VA Form 21-674 = Request for Approval of School Attendance
    VA Form 21-4138 = Statement in Support of Claim
    VA Form 21-4140-1 = Employment Questionaire
    VA Form 21-4142 = Authorization and Consent to Release Information to the DVA
    VA Form 21-8940 = Veteran’s Application for. Increased Compensation Based on Unemployability.
    VA Form 22-1990 = Application for VA Education Benefits (VONAPP)
    VA Form 24-0296 = Direct Deposit Enrollment
    VA Form 26-1817 = Request for Determination of Eligibility and Available Loan Guaranty Entitlement (Unmarried Surviving Spouses)
    VA Form 26-1880 = Request for a Certificate of Eligibility (VA Home Loan Guarantee)
    VA Form 28-1900 = Disabled Veteran’s Application for Vocational Rehabilitation (VONAPP)
    VA Form 28-8890 = Important Information about Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits

    VAMC = VA Medical Center
    VAOPGCPREC = Veterans Affairs Opinion, General Counsel, Precedent
    VARO = Veterans Affairs Regional Office
    VASRD = VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (CFR Title 38, Volume 1, Part 4)
    VBA = Veterans Benefits Administration
    VCAA = The Veterans Claims Assistance Act of 2000
    VEAP = Veterans' Educational Assistance Program
    VFW = Veterans of Foreign Wars
    VGLI = Veterans Group Life Insurance
    VHA = Veterans Health Administration
    VHA Form 10-10EZ = Application for Health Benefits
    VHA Form 10-5345 Request for and Authorization to Release Medical Records or Health Information
    VISN = Veterans Integrated Service Network
    VISTA = Veterans Health Information System & Technology Architecture
    VJRA = Veterans Judicial Review Act
    VONAPP = Veterans ON-line APPlication
    VRA = Veterans Recruitment Appointment
    VRE = Vocational Rehabilitation & Education
    VSR = Veterans Service Represenative
    VSC = Veterans Service Center
    VSCM = Veterans Service Center Manager
    VSO = Veteran Service Organization, sometimes Veterans Service Officer
    VVA = Vietnam Veterans of America

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    If anyone wants changes, send me a PM and I'll fix it. I don't want to add any more links, text acronyms or VSO's not certified by the VA to represent veterans.
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    question for tcm

    tcm could you look at my post 0935 12-12 and give me your opinion. you have helped immensly in the past, regards.

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