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Empire's LaborThe Global Army That Supports U.S. Wars$

Adam Moore

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781501742170

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9781501742170.001.0001

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(p.xi) Abbreviations

(p.xi) Abbreviations

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    Army and Air Force Exchange Service

  • AES

    Anglo-European Services


    U.S. Africa Command

  • AMC

    Army Materiel Command

  • AOR

    area of responsibility

  • CAC

    Common Access Card


    U.S. Central Command

  • CIA

    Central Intelligence Agency

  • CSL

    Cooperative Security Location

  • CWC

    Commission on Wartime Contracting for Iraq and Afghanistan

  • DCMA

    Defense Contract Management Agency

  • DFAC

    dining facility

  • DLA

    Defense Logistics Agency

  • DoD

    Department of Defense

  • DoS

    Department of State

  • FOB

    forward operating base

  • FOIA

    Freedom of Information Act

  • FOL

    forward operating location

  • GAO

    Government Accountability Office

  • GCC

    Gulf Catering Company

  • GDP

    gross domestic product

  • GLOC

    ground line of communication

  • HCN

    Host Country National (alternative nomenclature for LN)

  • HNS

    Host Nation Support

  • ICAO

    International Civil Aviation Organization

  • ISR

    intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance

  • JCC-I/A

    Joint Contracting Command-Iraq/Afghanistan

  • KAF

    Kandahar Airfield

  • KBR

    Kellogg, Brown & Root

  • LN

    Local National

  • LOA

    letter of authorization


    Logistics Civil Augmentation Program

  • MEJA

    Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act

  • MOU

    memorandum of understanding

  • (p.xii) MSR

    main supply route

  • MWR

    Morale, Welfare, and Recreation

  • NATO

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization

  • NDN

    Northern Distribution Network

  • OCN

    Other Country National (alternative nomenclature for TCN)

  • OFW

    Overseas Filipino Worker

  • OUA

    Operation United Assistance

  • PAE

    Pacific Architects and Engineers

  • PMC

    Private Military Company

  • POEA

    Philippine Overseas Employment Administration

  • PPI

    Prime Projects International

  • PWC

    Public Warehousing Corporation

  • PX

    Post Exchange

  • QA/QC

    quality assurance/quality control

  • R & R

    rest and recreation

  • RFFS

    Rescue and Fire Fighting Service

  • RMA

    revolution in military affairs


    Raymond International, Morrison-Knudsen, Brown & Root, and J.A. Jones Construction

  • SCCC

    Saudi Catering & Contracting Company


    U.S. Special Operations Command Africa

  • SOF

    Special Operations Forces

  • SOFA

    Status of Forces Agreement

  • TCN

    Third Country National


    U.S. Transportation Command

  • UAE

    United Arab Emirates

  • UN

    United Nations


    United States Agency for International Development