Skip to main content

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.


WED Western Ecology Division (older link archive)
WEP Water and Environmental Programs (unable to verify 3/15)
WEPP Watershed Erosion Prediction Project
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
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 (older link archive)
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
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