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What does F/O stand for?

F/O stands for Forward Observer (artillery)

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ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The importance of fire accuracy has caused the role of the forward observer to dramatically increase in significance over the last century.
If you're using forward observer software (FOS), the "boot disk O: Auto 1" may need to be set differently.
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.
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.
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.