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Army scientist discusses developing Soldier solutions at the speed of war

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- U.S. Army civilian engineers and engineering technicians have deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, for the past two years to develop field-expedient solutions for Soldiers.

 

They comprise the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Field Assistance in Science and Technology-Center, or RFAST-C, a forward deployed prototype integration facility and Energy Initiative Proving Ground.

 

Mike Anthony recently completed a six-month deployment in which he served as RFAST-C director. He returns to his job as the chief of the Mission Command Capabilities Division at RDECOM's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center.

 

In an interview with the RDECOM public affairs office, Anthony discussed how RFAST-C brings expertise of the command's scientists and engineers directly to theater to empower, unburden and protect Soldiers.

 

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Taken on April 25, 2013