Unless you were in the military yourself, you may find yourself wondering what some of the bazillion acronyms and abbreviations mean on our site. We list them here for your reference. If you discover one we missed one — and we know we did — reach out and let us know what it is and where you found it!
ALICE: All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment
Devil Dog: Nickname for a U.S. Marine originating in 1918
DSA: Defense Supply Agency
MARPPAT: Short for ‘MARine PATtern’
MFC: Military Fuel Canister
Mil-Spec: Military Specifications
MWC: Military Water Canister
OCP: Operational Camouflage Pattern
SNAFU: Situation Normal — All F*cked Up!