Army Civilian Training, Education, and Development System Plan
CP-14 - Contracting and Acquisition Career Program

Appendix B - Glossary

AAC Army Acquisition Corps
AACM-FWG Army Acquisition Career Management Functional Working Group
AACPB Army Acquisition Career Program Board
AAE Army Acquisition Executive
AAESA Army Acquisition Executive Support Agency
AAW Army Acquisition Workforce
ACF Acquisition Career Field
ACL Acquisition Career Level
ACM Acquisition Career Manager
ACMA Acquisition Career Management Advocate
ACO Administrative Contracting Officer
ACPB Acquisition Career Program Board
ACPM Activity Career Program Manager
ACRB Acquisition Civilian Record Brief
ACTEDS Army Civilian Training, Education, and Development System
AEP Affirmative Employment Plan/Program
AETE Acquisition Education, Training, and Experience
AITAS ATRRS Internet Training Application System
ALEI Acquisition Leadership Effectiveness Inventory
AL&TWF Acquisition Logistics and Technology Workforce
AMB Acquisition Management Branch
AMSC Army Management Staff College
ANSWER Army Notification System Web Enabled Response System
AOC Area of Concentration
AODC Action Officer Development Course
APC Acquisition Position Category
APO Acquisition Proponency Officer
AR Army Regulation
ASA(ALT) Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)
ASA(M&RA) Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs)
ASC Assignment-Specific Course (or) Acquisition Support Center
ATAP Acquisition Tuition Assistance Program
ATRRS Army Training Requirements and Resources System
AWSS Acquisition Workforce Support Specialist
CACPAC Contracting and Acquisition Career Program Advisory Council
CAP Critical Acquisition Position
CCAS Contribution-based Compensation and Appraisal System
CDG Competitive Development Group
CE Corps Eligible
CEU Continuing Education Unit
CLP Continuous Learning Point
CP Career Program
CPAC Civilian Personnel Advisory Center
CPD Competitive Professional Development
C.P.M. Career Program Manager
CPO Civilian Personnel Office
CPOC Civilian Personnel Operations Center
CPOL Civilian Personnel Online
CPPC Career Program Policy Committee
DA Department of Army
DACM Director, Acquisition Career Management
DASA Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army
DASA (P&P) Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement and Policy)
DAU Defense Acquisition University
DAWIA Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act
DCPDS Defense Civilian Personnel Data System
DLAMP Defense Leadership and Management Program
DOC Director of Contracting
DoD Department of Defense
DoDD Department of Defense Directive
DoDI Department of Defense Instruction
ECQ Executive Core Qualifications
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
FAI Federal Acquisition Institute
FC Functional Chief
FCR Functional Chief Representative
FEI Federal Executive Institute
FOA Field Operating Agency
FY Fiscal Year
GAO General Accounting Office
GO General Officer
GPRA Government Performance Results Act
HQDA Headquarters, Department of the Army
IACET International Association for Continuous Education and Training
ICAF Industrial College of the Armed Forces
IDP Individual Development Plan
ILDC Intern Leadership Development Course
JTR Joint Travel Regulation
KSA Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities
LTT Long-Term Training
MACOM Major Army Command
MCPM MACOM Career Program Manager
MITP Master Intern Training Plan
MSC Major Subordinate Command
MTP Master Training Plan
NAPM National Association of Purchasing Managers
NCMA National Contract Management Association
NDAA National Defense Authorization Act
NDU National Defense University
NPMA National Property Management Association
OFPP Office of Federal Procurement Policy
OJT On the Job Training
OPM Office of Personnel Management
OPMD Officer Personnel Management Directorate
OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense
PARC Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting
PCO Procuring Contracting Officer
PCS Permanent Change of Station
PDC Professional Development Committee
PEC Program Evaluation Committee
PERMISS Personnel Management Information and Support System
PERSCOM U.S. Total Army Personnel Command
PME Professional Military Education
PMI Presidential Management Interns
SAC Senior Acquisition Course
SADBU Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
SBLM Sustaining Base Leadership and Management course
SCO Senior Contracting Official
SECDEF Secretary of Defense
SES Senior Executive Service
SOLE Society of Logistics Engineers
SPE Senior Procurement Executive
TAPES Total Army Performance Evaluation System
USD (AT&L) Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics)
USD (P&R) Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel & Readiness)

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