The contributions of the brigade fire support officer to the brigade combat team are profoundly important.
What does FSO stand for?
FSO stands for Fire Support Officer
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We have 140 other meanings of FSO in our Acronym Attic
- Field Service Officer
- Field Service Orders (accounting software)
- File Scripting Object (computing)
- File System Object (Microsoft)
- Fill Station Operator
- Financial Sanctions Officer
- Financial Service Organization
- Financial Services of Ontario
- Financial Services Officer
- Fire Safety Order (regulation)
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His Field Artillery experience includes serving as a Company Fire Support Officer, Battery Fire Direction Officer, Firing Battery Platoon Leader and Battalion Fire Support Officer in 5-29 FA, Fort Carson, Colorado.
Previous assignments include a tour in Germany as an artilleryman with assignments as a fire direction officer, a battalion task force fire support officer and as the headquarters battery executive officer.
Among other assignments, he was a Brigade Fire Support Officer (FSO) and the Division Artillery S3, both in the 1st Infantry Division.
Before transformation, the FSE consisted of the battalion fire support officer (FSO), a fire support NCO (FSNCO) and two enlisted Soldiers.
In his previous assignments, he was the Executive Officer (XO) for 3d Battalion, 82 Field Artillery (3-82 FA), 1st Cavalry Division, at Fort Hood, Texas, and also the battalion's S3 during Operation Desert Strike in 1996 in Iraq; Fire Support Officer (FSO) for 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division; a Battery Commander in 1-7 FA, 1st Infantry Division, in Bosnia; and a Platoon Fire Direction Officer (FDO) for 2-3 FA, 1st Armored Division, in Germany and in the Gulf for Operation Desert Storm.
In previous assignments, he was the Fires and Effects Planner for the 3rd Division; Battery Commander, Assistant S3 and S4 in 1-27 FA (Multiple-Launch Rocket System), V Corps Artillery, Germany; and XO and Company Fire Support Officer (FSO) in 3-320 FA, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
This is a system developed by the Fire Support Software Engineering Division, Communications and Electronics Command (CECOM), located at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, to be the primary support for FOs, fire support teams (FISTs), FA commanders, fire support officers (FSOs) and survey teams in their mission areas.