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Jargon Buster

Updated: Mar 21

Because a lot of our Star Trek lore posts carry a variety of militarized abbreviations, this guide is here to provide a quick reference for those in doubt.


Ranks

Roles

ADM - Admiral

CAG - Commander (of the) Air Group

BGEN - Brigadier General

CE - Chief Engineer

CAPT - Captain

CIO - Chief Intelligence Officer

CDOR - Commodore

Civ - Civilian

CDT - Cadet

Co - Counselling Officer

CENT - Centurion

CO - Commanding Officer

CDRGEN - Commander General

COO - Chief Operations Officer

CMDR - Commander

CMO - Chief Medical Officer

CPO - Chief Petty Officer

CSO - Chief Science Officer

CRW - Crewman

CT - Communications Technician

CSp - Chief Specialist

CTO - Chief Tactical Officer

CWO - Chief Warrant Officer

DC - Deck Chief

ENS - Ensign

DCE - Damage Control Engineer

FADM - Fleet Admiral

EA - Executive Assistant

FLT - Flight Lieutenant

EO - Engineering Officer

GEN - General

ET - Engineering Technician

LCDR - Lieutenant Commander

FO - Flight Officer

LGEN - Lieutenant General

HCo - Head Counsellor

LT - Lieutenant

HS - Head Steward

LTJG - Lieutenant (Junior Grade)

IO - Intelligence Officer

MCPO - Master Chief Petty Officer

MO - Medical Officer

MGEN - Major General

NO - Navigation Officer

PO - Petty Officer

OO - Operations Officer

RADM - Rear Admiral (Upper)

OoW - Officer of the Watch

RDML - Rear Admiral (Lower)

Op - Operative

SCDR - Sub-Commander

PC - Platoon Chief

SCPO - Senior Chief Petty Officer

POC - Platoon Operations Commander

SCSp - Senior Chief Specialist

S-HT - Specialist - Holotechnology

Sp - Specialist

S-IE - Specialist - Impulse Engines

SrADM - Senior Admiral

S-QC - Specialist - Quartermaster's Clerk

SUBADM - Sub-Admiral

S-RA - Specialist - Research Assistant

SUBLT - Sub-Lieutenant

S-TS - Specialist - Tactical Support

VADM - Vice Admiral

S-XB - Specialist - Xenobiology

WO - Warrant Officer

SeC - Security Chief

SeO - Security Officer

SO - Science Officer

TC - Troop Chief

TO - Tactical Officer

TrC - Transporter Chief

TrO - Transporter Operator

TUOC - Task Unit Operations Commander

XO - Executive Officer


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