Signal operations include managing and controlling information networks from the sustaining base to the foxhole .
I only came out of it when an outstanding NCO made me move from my foxhole to another one.
As those consulted explained, in the confusion of battle there is not time to work out who is the most senior of the five soldiers or officers crouched in a foxhole .
With his group completely surrounded and cut off, he moved from foxhole to foxhole exposing himself to enemy fire, giving instructions and offering encouragement to his men.
I haven't had a firsthand experience of being under fire in a foxhole , but many of us have had some experience of reaching our limits and knowing that we are not the answer to all of our problems and challenges.
The days of sitting in a prepared foxhole on a range and shooting targets at known distances is over.
We are not fighting an enemy at 300 meters from a foxhole ; we are standing at checkpoints, walking through urban areas, and clearing rooms.
They sleep in the same barracks, eat in the same dining facilities, and fight from the same foxholes and tanks.
This can greatly increase the range and lethality of the weapon system by denying enemy troops the protection of foxholes and bunkers unless they have substantial overhead cover.
Ernie Pyle, a reporter who eschewed the safety of command posts and made a niche for himself in the foxholes of the frontline troops during World War II, died 59 years ago on his way to another battle.