We mostly worked in A and B Troop's battlespace, which meant that their command net
on SINCGARS was part of our PACE.
Subordinate companies would push intelligence information in reverse over the BN command net
to the BN TOC.
This particular enterprise is still totally within the state sector but now in a form of (what might be termed) "venturization" which holds it under the management of state employees yet bringing it partially outside the command net
. Previously they had no autonomy to purchase productive materials outside the distribution quota, from alternative players, or preferred substitutes (as outlined in Table VI) - although these regulations are now relaxed.
A good PACE plan makes everything easier but we typically only get it right for the squadron/squadron command net
and the fires net.
To maximize training value, all students were issued AN-PRC-119 VHF radios and were able to monitor the company command net
throughout the operation.
The Army refers to these and many other online communities as "Professional Forums." There are forums for other leaders: Warrant Officer Net, Platoon Leader, S3-XO, and Command Net
. Additionally, there are forums for functional experts: MI Net, LOG Net, S-1 Net, COIN Net, Advisor Net and many others.
The network includes such state-of-the-art applications as the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical; the Rifleman Radio; the Soldier Radio Waveform; and the Nett Warrior communications system, a Soldier equipment set with android-based smart phones linked with Rifleman Radio, linking the unit command net
with a handheld device down to the rifleman.
During the BCT's OIF mission rehearsal exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La., it quickly became apparent that the existing system we had for the brigade command net
did not meet the brigade commander's intent or vision for command and control.
To facilitate knowledge exchange and to enhance the professional education of his students, he started a discussion in Command Net
by posting a request to current commanders to share their unit's training guidance with his students.
Two working together at all times, managed the battalion command net
, brigade command net
, battalion operations and intelligence (O/I) net, and battalion administrative and logistics (A/L) nets, the blue force tracker, logs, and phones.
Habitually, the NCS for the FM command net
has been the brigade S3, the FM admin log net, the support battalion.