Abbreviations, Terms and Acronym Reference

The following is a list of various abbreviations, terms, and acronyms used on the DTG blog and training.  The list will continue to grow as appropriate.

NPT – Neighborhood Protection Team

NPP – Neighborhood Protection Plan

NPAO – Neighborhood Protection Area of Operations

AFOC – “A Failure of Civility,” by Mike Garand & Jack Lawson

AR – Stoner sytem carbine/rifle, such as any AR-15 type rifle/carbine clone.

Personal Defense Rifle/Carbine – Politically correct way of saying ‘AR’ or ‘M-14 type rifle’ or ‘FAL’ or ‘AK series’, etc.  Personally, I abhor the PC way, but sometimes commenters use it.  I’m sure they mean well.

LBE – Load Bearing Equipment

Ruck – Back Pack

3 Day or “Assault” Pack – Smaller pack, typically mission specific.

NPTDOC – NPT Defense Operations Center (the nerve center of the neighborhood defense initiative)

NPP – Neighborhood Protection Plan

PT – Physical Training, ie, exercise of varying intensity with the objective of increasing the physical capabilities of the practitioner.

CPL – Concealed Pistol License

EDC – Every Day Carry

IIRC – If I Recall

YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary

DILIGAF – Does It Look Like I Give A F#%K?

MZB – Mutant Zombie Biker (Bad Guy)

SHTF – Sh%t Hits the Fan

WROL – Without Rule of Law

DSM – Designated Selected Marksman – a rifleman, not a sniper, trained in the use of longer range rifles to support  the activity of a NPT under fire from MZB’sm typically armed with a higher end platform, with at least higher end optics, some match components and match or specialty ammunition.

Sniper – A specifically trained person, who is adept at camouflage, land navigation, target identification, infiltration/exfiltration, possesses a lot of patience, and can operate alone or with a partner for an unspecified length of time.  Armed with a proven platform that is accurate to one MOA (Minute of Angle – approximately 1 inch at 100 meters).

Charlie Foxtrot (Cluster F&%K) – Pejorative military slang term applied to any event, process, or group that is so hopelessly screwed up that chances for success in whatever area being observed are virtually zero.

ANTIFA (Anti-Fascists) – Designated domestic terror group that uses the same WWII Marxist symbolism (“Boondock Saints fans – ‘Symbiology’ ) on their flag.  Known and admitted Marxists desiring to kill the US way of life and any conservative or capitalist system, company, etc.



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