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GovSpeak: A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations: R

The most current, extensive and fully-linked listing of U.S. government agency, office, program and publication acronyms.

R

RD Rural Development
RDA Resource Description and Access
RDC Research Data Center
RDI Renditions, Detentions, and Interrogations Program
RDP Research and Development Partnerships
RDRD Rare Disease Repurposing Database (unable to verify 5/16)
RDS Retiree Drug Subsidy
RDT Research, Development and Technology (older link archive)
REAC Real Estate Assessment Center (older link archive)
REACH Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (older link archive)
REAC/TS Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site
READ Registry of EPA Applications, Models and Databases | Resource Evaluation and Assessment Division
READY Real-time Environmental Applications and Display sYstem
REAP Reserve Educational Assistance Program | Rural Education Achievement Program
REB Radiation Epidemiology Branch
Recap Office of Recapitalization (older link archive)
RECD Rural Economic & Community Development (replaced by RD)
RECON Regional Economic Conditions (defunct)
RECS Residential Energy Consumption Survey
REDTI Residential Energy Demand Temperature Index
REE Research, Education and Economics
REEIS Research, Education, and Economics Information System
REFM Resource Ecology and Fisheries Management Division
Reg DaRRT Regulatory Development and Retrospective Review Tracker (unable to verify 2/18)
REI Recycling Economic Information
REIC Research on the Economic Impact of Cooperatives (unable to verify 12/15)
REIS Regional Economic Information System (unable to verify 3/12; likely migrated into new database)
REL Regional Educational Laboratory Program
REMM Radiation Emergency Medical Management
REMS Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy
REO Regional Ecosystem Office (older link archive)
RePORT Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool
REPP Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program
RERC Regional Resource Energy Council
RESCUE Resources & Education for Stroke Caregivers' Understanding & Empowerment
RESEP Radiation Exposure Screening & Education Program (older link archive)
RESES Regional Sustainable Environmental Science (older link archive; archive2)
RESL Radiological and Environmental Sciences Laboratory
RESP Rural Energy Savings Program
RESSED Reservoir Sedimentation Database
REU Research Experiences for Undergraduates
RFE Regulatory Fish Encyclopedia
RFMMB Risk Factor Monitoring & Methods Branch (defunct 1/14)
RFR Reportable Food Registry
RFS Renewable Fuel Standard Program
RHED Rural Housing and Economic Development (older link archive)
RHESSI Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager
RHFS Rental Housing Finance Survey
RHIC Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
RHS Rural Housing Service
RHY Runaway & Homeless Youth
RHYTTAC Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center
RIA Regulatory Impact Analyses
RIC Rural Information Center
RICHS Rural Information Center Health Service (defunct)
RIDB Recreation Information Database
RIDGE Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (older link archive)
RIF Rural Innovation Fund (unable to verify 2/18)
RIS Regional Innovation Strategies
RISA Regional Integrated Sciences & Assessments (older link archive)
RISC Regulatory Information Service Center (older link archive)
RITA Research and Innovative Technology Administration (changed to OST-R)
RiVorS Rivers of Vorticity in Supercells
RKB Responder Knowledge Base (absorbed into LLIS)
RLCs Research Learning Centers
RM Bureau of Resource Management (changed to BP)
RMA Office of Risk Management and Analysis (unable to verify 5/16; likely changed to OCIA) | Risk Management Agency
RMOTC Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center (older link archive)
RMR Research, Markets, and Regulations Division (older link archive)
RMRS Rocky Mountain Research Station
RMSA Records Management Self-Assessment
ROAM CBP Reporting Offsite Arrival – Mobile
ROBO Releases of Beneficial Organisms in the United States and Territories
ROCIS RISC and OIRA Consolidated Information System
ROE Report on the Environment
ROJ Office of Field Operations, Labor Dept.
RoPR Registry of Patient Registries
RORC Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (changed to CINDRR)
ROSS Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency Grant Program (older link archive)
RPE Rape Prevention and Education Program
RPIF Regional Planetary Image Facility
R/PPR Office of Policy, Planning, and Resources for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
RPRS Research Permit and Reporting System
RRAP Regional Resiliency Assessment Program
RRB Railroad Retirement Board
RRD Regulations and Rulings Division
RReDC Renewable Resource Data Center (changed to Solar Resource Data & Tools)
RRF Ready Reserve Force
RRG Regulatory Review Group
RS Reproductive Sciences Branch (changed to FI)
RS&T Regional Science and Technology
RSA Rehabilitation Services Administration
RSAC Remote Sensing Applications Center
RSAT Office of Regional Security and Arms Transfers | Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program
RSD Reentry Services Division | Resilient Systems Division (unable to verify 2/16)
RSDO Rapid Spacecraft Development Office
RSDP Roadway Safety Data Program
RSI Regional Snowfall Index
RSIG Remote Sensing Information Gateway
RSP Radiation Sciences Program
RSR Ryan White Services Report (older link archive; archive2; archive3)
RSTAC Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council
RSVP Retired and Senior Volunteers Program (older link archive)
RTB Research Technologies Branch | Rural Telephone Bank (defunct)
RTC Regional Test Center
RTCA Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
R-Tech First Responder Technologies Division
RTECS Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances
RTP Recovery to Practice | Recreational Trails Program
RUS Rural Utilities Service
RWIS Reclamation Water Information System