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Special Operations Glossary

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The Special Forces community and the military services in general use a multitude of words, phrases, and acronyms in its vocabulary, documentation, correspondence, and publications.  This glossary is intended to aid those unfamiliar with specific special operations terminology.

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VA.  Vulnerability Assessment.

VBIED.  Vehicle_Born Improvised Explosive Device.

VHF.  Very High Frequency.

Vic.  Vicinity.

Village Stability Operations.  Also called VSO.  A program conducted by CFSOCC-A and the CJSOTF-A in Afghanistan to promote security, development, and governance at the local village or community level.  For more information click on Village Stability Operations.

VIP.  Very Important Person.

VMD.  Video Motion Detection.

VOA.  Voice of America.

VSO.  Village Stability Operations.  See explanation above.

VTC.  Video Teleconference.




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