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CPO

Abbreviation for:
cardiogenic pulmonary oedema
Certified Project Officer, see there
Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist, see there
Chief Pharmaceutical Officer (Medspeak-UK)
cleft palate only
coproporphyrinogen oxidase
couch potato

CPO

Abbreviation for certified prosthetist/orthotist.
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Across the fleet, from naval installations to ships at sea to air stations, one of the most treasured and timehonored traditions is the pinning of the golden anchors for the first time on the collars of the Navy's newest chief petty officers.
The death of Acting Chief Petty Officer Owen takes the number of British service personnel who have died since the start of hostilities in Iraq in March 2003 to 75.
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Frank Welch also attended the graduation.
The bodies of Chief Petty Officer Edwin Sutton, 34, and Petty Officer George Hopkins, 32, were never recovered.
Chief Petty Officer David Nagle of the Riyadh-based Joint Task Force South-west Asia tells The AP that US and British warplanes have bombed a military target in the province of Nasiriyah, 350 km south-east of Baghdad, in response to threats to coalition aircraft patrolling the no-flight zone.
He and Chief Petty Officer Shaun Braham, 38, were walking back to a motel on Thursday when Shaun was hit by a car driven by a third sailor.
But Chief Petty Officer Pauline Telfer must wait until March for the outcome of her case.
ATLANTA -- Steve Johnson, retired Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer, is on a recruiting drive for what will be America's only national parking lot striping organization - US Striping.
Then, a master sergeant, a senior fire or jail officer 1, a senior police officer and a chief petty officer will have P33,411.
Chief Petty Officer Tristan Pring said the ship's food bill for just July was PS110,000 - as they served more than 3,000 meals a day.
WRIGHT, USN MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICER OF THE SUPPLY COMMUNITY NAVAL SUPPLY SYSTEMS COMMAND
9, 1996, RA 8220, otherwise known as "An Act Creating The Ranks Of Chief Master Sergeant/Master Chief Petty Officer and Senior Master Sergeant/Senior Chief Petty Officer in the Enlisted Ranks Of the AFP," created the grades of Chief Master Sergeant/Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9) and Senior Master Sergeant/Senior Chief Petty Officer (E-8) and makes them a component part of the noncommissioned officers' grades of the AFP.