CO full form

Meaning : Commanding Officer

Category : Military 
Sub Category : Rank

What does CO mean or stand for ?

CO is a term that can either be used in a military unit to  refer to the superior ranking officer who is charge of a group of defense personnel.He is answerable for the actions of any member of his unit and is his duty to discipline and give orders to the men in his unit.

CO is also used to describe a correctional officer who is in charge of prisoners in a correctional facility.The Facilities are similar to jails but are minimum security prisons and lots of freedom and privileges are given to the felons.The COs act like security guards and are in charge of discipline and Law and Order in the Facility.