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

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


WE3 Women's Economic Empowerment and Equality
WED Western Ecology Division (changed to PESD; older link archive)
WEP Water and Environmental Programs (unable to verify 3/15)
WEPP Watershed Erosion Prediction Project (older link archive)
WETT Water-Energy Tech Team (changed to Energy-Water Nexus Crosscut Team)
WFEC Wildland Fire Executive Council
WFF Wallops Flight Facility
WFIRST Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (changed to Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope)
WFIT Wildland Fire Information and Technology
WFLC Wildland Fire Leadership Council
WFMRDA Wildland Fire Management, Research, Development & Application (older link archive)
WFO IPCIS Washington Field Office Infrastructure Protection and Computer Intrusion Squad
WFPO Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations Program
WFW Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air & Rare Plants program (changed to WFWARP; older link archive)
WFWARP Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air & Rare Plants program
WH White House
WH&B National Wild Horse and Burro Program (older link archive)
WHA Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (older link archive)
WHATIF Watershed Health Assessment Tools Investigating Fisheries
WHC Worker Health Charts
WHD Wage and Hour Division (older link archive)
WHIP Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program | Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (older link archive)
WHISPers Wildlife Health Information Sharing Partnership (older link archive)
WHMO White House Military Office (defunct or inactive 1/17, WH transition)
WHOUA White House Office of Urban Affairs (defunct or inactive 1/17, WH transition)
WHP Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (unable to verify 6/19) | Workplace Health Program
WHTCC White House Transition Coordinating Council (unable to verify 2/18)
WHTI Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
WHUSA Women's Health USA
WIC Women, Infants and Children, Special supplemental food program for
WID Water Infrastructure Division
WILD Wind-Wildlife Impacts Literature Database (unable to verify 1/20)
WIN Weight-control Information Network (unable to verify 2/20; older link archive)
WIP Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office
WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
WIRFC Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center
WISE Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer
WISEWOMAN Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for WOMen Across the Nation
WISQARS Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System
WLA Water Laboratory Alliance
WLL Wirtz Labor Library (older link archive)
WMA Water Resources Mission Area
WMDT Office of Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism (older link archive)
WMEAT World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (older link archive)
WMOST Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool (older link archive)
WMU Web Manager University (changed to DGU)
WNC World News Connection (defunct)
WNET Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training (defunct)
WOA World Ocean Atlas
WoCRn Women of Color Research Network (older link archive)
WOD World Ocean Database
WONDER Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research
WoRLD Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (changed to eWORLD)
WOSB Women-Owned Small Businesses (older link archive; archive2)
WOTC Work Opportunity Tax Credit (older link archive)
WOTUS Waters of the United States (older link archive; archive2)
WOW Workers Owed Wages