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What does FS stand for?

FS stands for Force Stabilization

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During his discussions with Sailors, Ferguson addressed the Navy's recent decision to hold some permanent change of station (PCS) moves, the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the return of family members to Bahrain, force stabilization, selective reenlistment bonuses, individual augmentee deployments and the new Navy working uniform.
2, Planning Formats and Guidance, 1 May 1998, divides OPLAN construction for conventional operations into five phases: (1) prehostilities or deterrence, (2) lodgment or crisis, (3) decisive combat and force stabilization, (4) follow-through, and (5) posthostilities and redeployment.
Under the chief's leadership, the Army has made significant progress on force transformation with initiatives such as modularity, force stabilization, rebalancing of the active and reserve components, and the Future Combat System, as well as a number of interrelated communications and information systems projects.
Schoomaker FORCE Stabilization emphasizes building teams from squad to brigade that stay together longer than Army units traditionally have.
The major initiatives to make that happen, he added, are rebalancing the active and reserve component forces to improve strategic flexibility; reorganizing combat formations into modular brigade-based units to improve self-sufficiency and facilitate force packaging; and a force stabilization program to increase unit readiness, reduce personnel turbulence and make life more predictable for soldiers, units, and families.
And as the Army's Force Stabilization initiative starts to balance Soldiers' time between deployments and home-based assignments, Preston also predicts a rise in well-being.
Assignments As you read about force stabilization below, you will see that overall the pace of PCSs will be slowing down.