Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses
Special Report


ATSD(IO) - Assistant to the Secretary of Defense (Intelligence Oversight)

BT - botulinum toxoid

BW - biological warfare

CBDCOM - U.S. Army Chemical and Biological Defense Command

CBW - chemical and biological warfare

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CIA - Central Intelligence Agency

CW - chemical warfare

DHHS - Department of Health and Human Services

DOD - Department of Defense

FDA - Food and Drug Administration

IND - investigation new drug application

KTO - Kuwaiti Theater of Operations

NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology

OSAGWI - Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses

PB - pyridostigmine bromide

TBE - tick-borne encephalitis

UNSCOM - United Nations Special Commission on Iraq

VA - Department of Veterans Affairs

VSOs - veterans service organizations