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What does FDO stand for?

FDO stands for Fire Direction Officer

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The most significant change for lieutenants in this edition of 600-3 is the guidance to enable lieutenants in brigade combat teams to experience duties in both fire support and firing batteries as either a fire direction officer or platoon leader.
Using the TFT and extracting the range associated with an elevation from the next higher charge enables the student to compare that range with the range to the target (announced by the fire direction officer, or FDO).
In his previous assignments, he was a fire support officer, fire direction officer, firing platoon leader and service battery executive officer with 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery, 1st Armored Division, at Fort Riley, Kansas; the Combined/Joint Forces G3 Deep Operations Division Fire Support/Direction Officer in Seoul, Korea; and a battalion S2, maintenance officer and battery commander with 127 FA, 41st FA Brigade, in Germany.
Army Ranger School, and has served in various field artillery positions throughout his career such as infantry company fire support officer, platoon fire direction officer, platoon leader, operations officer, battery commander, and corps fire support coordinator.