History

HISTORY OF THE CENTRAL TECHNICAL SUPPORT FACILITY

In late 1995, the Chief of Staff of the Army ordered an experiment at the brigade combat team level to determine whether a digitally-equipped unit was better postured to operate than a traditional BCT inside an enemy’s decision cycle. An outgrowth of that experiment became what has become the Central Technical Support Facility (CTSF) – the Army’s premier facility for testing LandWarNet/Battle Command systems in a netcentric ...Read the full story >>>

PATRICK J WHITFILL

Born April 4, 1945 in Fort Worth, Texas, Mr. Patrick J. Whitfill began his service to our Nation on June 4, 1968 as a Department of the Army Civilian at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. In 1969, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army through the ROTC Program. He was the Distinguished Graduate of his Signal Officer Basic Course in April 1969. He served in Vietnam and at Fort Monmouth, NJ. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal ...Read the full story >>>