FYI for all blog posts from Tom: I’m not entirely sure what all the acronyms stand for and never have time to ask, so I’m as much in the dark as you are when reading this. All I know is that the FWD is where the “action” is. And I would have sworn Tom sent me an email saying exactly what he was doing, but I can’t find it, so it must have been a phone conversation. From what I can remember from bits and pieces of conversations, he was in charge of developing a type of biometric (fingerprint, retina scanning) communications system to keep track of who is entering the city. From the first few emails, you can tell he wasn’t really able to tell me much, so this knowledge came later.
I am at Camp Fallujah, but with Regimental Combat Team 1 (RCT-1). I have run into a bunch of buds from school. I’m waiting for the crap to start I will be supplying a radio-transmitted data network for a new system, configured in an unusual way. Also, sorry to say, it is dangerous