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 Can someone tell me what “VSO” means?
NotDeaf  [Team Member]
1/27/2011 4:16:51 AM EST
I’ve Google it and the only thing that comes up is Vault Security Officer or Voluntary Service Overseas or Veterans Service Organization and it can’t be that at all…

It's driving me crazy trying to figure it out.
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DV8  [Team Member]
1/27/2011 4:23:28 AM EST
In the Daytona Beach area, it stands for Volusis (county) Sheriffs Office.
Him  [Member]
1/27/2011 4:54:14 AM EST
How about letting us know where you are seeing it. Context helps.

Is it on a bottle of brandy?

If so, it is between 12 and 17 years old and is labeled "Very Special Old."

Other than that, more information needed.
hardcase  [Team Member]
1/27/2011 4:54:37 AM EST
On whiskey it mean Very Super Old.

charlie101_1999  [Team Member]
1/27/2011 5:54:37 AM EST
Veterans Service Organizations or Veterans Service Office?
NotDeaf  [Team Member]
1/27/2011 6:35:39 AM EST
My son is just left Bagram and said he was going to VSO
FDC  [Team Member]
1/27/2011 6:46:30 AM EST


There is a USO right across from the BAF PAX terminal. Perhaps that is what he meant.

CAsoldier  [Team Member]
1/27/2011 7:55:37 AM EST
Originally Posted By FDC:


There is a USO right across from the BAF PAX terminal. Perhaps that is what he meant.



The log cabin
NotDeaf  [Team Member]
1/28/2011 5:21:16 PM EST
Nope.. I asked him what it meant and he said OPSEC, I can't tell you...

Any other ideas?
FDC  [Team Member]
1/28/2011 5:34:14 PM EST
Gotcha...

It's on google, looks like a fancy new term for an old concept.
The-Bald-Monk  [Team Member]
1/28/2011 9:59:56 PM EST
Originally Posted By NotDeaf:
Nope.. I asked him what it meant and he said OPSEC, I can't tell you...

Any other ideas?


Details about any particular VSO-ALP operation are OPSEC but the term it self and concept in general are published on the web with DOD approval.

One of the commonly cited potential game-changers in Afghanistan is the Village Stability Operations-Afghan Local Police (VSO-ALP) program: a village-level security concept that aims to empower local Afghans to self-police and ultimately protect against Taliban infiltration and influence, especially in rural communities.


VSO-APL
NotDeaf  [Team Member]
1/29/2011 4:18:30 AM EST
Perfect... thanks Monk.
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