Military Culture


    United States Army (USA)
    United States Navy (USN)

    United States Marine Corps (USMC)
    United States Air Force (USAF)

    • State Entity

                            Texas Army National Guard

    • Federal Entity

                            Army Reserves 
                            Navy Reserves
                            Air Force Reserve 
                            Marine Corps Reserve
                            Coast guards Reserve 

    • One weekend a month, two weeks a year.
    • Organized trainings, and equipped like active-duty components 
    • Can be places on active-duty orders.
    • Joe - Refers to a soldier 
    • AWOL - Absent Without Official Leave
    • Formation - A formation of troops utilized for accountability
    • LES - Leave and Earning Statement 
    • AAFES - Army and Airforce Exchange. (store)
    • ASYMCA - Armed services YMCA
    • CAC - Common access card - issued to the service member
    • CDC - Child Development Center
    • EFMP - Exceptional Family Member
    • DD2114 - Certificate of release or discharge from active duty
    • SFRG - Service-member Family Readiness Group
    • SHARP - Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program 
    • SOP - Standard operating Procedures 
    • TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury 
    • PCS - Permanent change of duty station