During the war, he served as a mortarman, a forward observer, and an infantryman.
What does F/O stand for?
F/O stands for Forward Observer (artillery)
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We have 11 other meanings of F/O in our Acronym Attic
- Forward Link
- Food to Microorganism ratio
- Farm-Out (oil & gas)
- Father Of
- Find Out
- First Officer
- Flight Officer
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Another FO system is the ruggedized handheld computer (RHC) with Forward Observer System (FOS) software and Precision Strike Suite - Special Operations Force (PSS-SOF) mensuration software.
ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The importance of fire accuracy has caused the role of the forward observer to dramatically increase in significance over the last century.
Jim Dellinger, who was a sergeant and forward observer in Vietnam, 1965-67.
According to UQM, the RST-V can be equipped for a variety of military applications, including forward observer, forward air control, light strike, reconnaissance, battlefield ambulance and air defense.
If you're using forward observer software (FOS), the "boot disk O: Auto 1" may need to be set differently.
0 million, for the delivery of thermal imaging systems to be integrated into a Forward Observer System (FOS) for the Norwegian and Swedish armed forces.
The 987th Battalion recorded, "The efficiency of artillery units in support of ROK units is almost directly proportional to the number of liaison and forward observer parties used.
As Sagem explained, target data are usually provided by 'external' means such as forward observers or drones operating from a distance so cannot provide metric precision.
However, this same argument is used to dismiss another highly skilled and professional Soldier, the forward observer (FO).
Before going to Korea, where he served with the Army Artillery as a forward observer with the rank of sergeant, he was offered the opportunity to serve in Germany as an athletic instructor and receive a lieutenant's commission.
The ability to move allows the forward observer to select observation posts, experience the tactical movements of armour and mechanised infantry or call for and adjust fire as part of a light infantry unit in a Mout environment.
Phil is vice commandant of the Antelope Valley Detachment of the Marine Corps League - he served in the Marines and Marine Reserves from 1950 to 1961, the first four years on active duty as an artillery forward observer - and works year-round on veterans projects and the annual Toys for Tots campaign.