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BOW - Becoming an Outdoors Woman (provides workshops on hunting, fishing, camping, kayaking, etc.)

CAAP - Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant, west of Grand Island

CCC - Central Community College. Junior College with 3 campuses - Columbus, Grand Island & Hastings (last was founded 1966)

CCH - Columbus Community Hospital, Columbus, NE

CSC - Chadron State College

ELCA - Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

FAMC - Fremont Area Medical Center

FEVR - Fremont & Elkhorn Valley Railroad

FRHS - Faith Regional Health Services (Norfolk, Madison, NE)

FSA - Farm Service Agency (federal)

HoF / HOF - Hall of Fame

HS - High School

IH - International Harvester (manufacturer of farm equipment), Case IH

IOOF - International Order of Odd Fellows.  Found on gravestones, grave markers,

KAAPA - Kearney Area Ag Producers Alliance (sponsors of Country-Adventures,

MCC - Metropolitan Community College (more than one campus - Fremont and ?)

MLC - Midland Lutheran College, Fremont, NE

MS - Middle School

NASA - Nebraska Association of School Administrators

NPPD - Nebraska Public Power District

NRD - Natural Resources District

NSWCA - Nebraska Scholastic Wrestling Coaches Association

P.E.O. - Philanthropies Education Organization

PFC - Private, rank of individual, appears on military gravestone.  May be followed by a number.

PVLA - Platte Valley Literacy Agency

SCCHS - Scotus Central Catholic High School, Columbus, NE

UNK - University of Nebraska at Kearney, NE

UNL - University of Nebraska at Lincoln, NE

UNMC - University of Nebraska Medical Center

USAAC - US Army Air Corps (became US Air Force)

Veteran's Home - Grand Island, Hall, NE and Norfolk, Madison, NE (see also WNVH)

Veteran's Hospital - Omaha, NE

VFD - Volunteer Fire Department, often preceded with initial(s) for the town. Found on gravestones or grave markers

W.A.F.S. - Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WW II. Delivery of aircraft to US Army Air Force locations)

WNVH - Western Nebraska Veteran's Home, Scottsbluff

W.O.W. - Woodmen of the World (insurance organization). Abbreviation found on gravestones. 


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