Functional Area 24
Telecommunications Systems Engineering
"Unique purpose of the Telecommunication Systems Engineering FA. Telecommunications Systems Engineering (FA 24) is a FA within the network and space operations group of the operations support functional category. FA 24 provides the Army with a core of professional telecommunications systems engineers, who engineer, design, develop, install, implement, integrate, test, accept, and upgrade tactical, strategic, and sustaining base wired and wireless telecommunications systems and networks enterprise-wide at all levels of the GIG (terrestrial, air, and satellite) in support of Army, Joint, interagency, and multinational operations worldwide. (DA PAM 600-3)"