By Mr. Robert Mance Haynes (FORSCOM)March 8, 2019
FORSCOM FRONTLINE, Volume IX, Issue 9: ● The top news item in the 8 March 2019 edition: Acquisition Soldiers field forward-deployed security force assistance brigade (SFAB) tactical network modernization on the fly. The Army is pushing full steam ahead with network modernization efforts that are making today's force. ● Senior Leader -- Under Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy--"We've been very consistent about where we're trying to take the Army … by 2028, We are trying to enable the National Defense Strategy, and we have taken some pretty dramatic steps to get there. " ● This week's On Point: Social Networking and Job Search Sites ● Meet Your Army: Pfc. Jacob Flewelling, of Buxton, Maine, is a Nodal Network System Operator in Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment. Flewelling has been serving for 15 months. He joined the Army to instill discipline in himself and receive college tuition to pursue a degree in cyber security. ● Information products from across the Army -- including: -- Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk III, commander of III Corps and Fort Hood, visited the Soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Feb. 28. -- A platoon of Soldiers from 1st Infantry Division attend a ceremony in support of 61 Polish cadets taking an oath to defend and serve their country. -- A Soldier assigned to 4th Infantry Division moves a simulated casualty, Feb. 27, during a provide care under fire and move a casualty testing site. -- 3-71 CAV, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Mortars conduct live fire operations during JRTC Decisive Action Rotation at Fort Polk, LA, Feb. 23.