develops, tests, provides, and manages communications and information systems support for the command and control of combined arms forces.

The United States Army Signal Corps

develops, tests, provides, and manages communications and information systems support for the command and control of combined arms forces.
all aspects of designing and installing data communications networks that employ single and multi-channel satellite, tropospheric scatter, terrestrial microwave, switching, messaging, video-teleconferencing, visual information, and other related systems.

Signal support encompasses

all aspects of designing and installing data communications networks that employ single and multi-channel satellite, tropospheric scatter, terrestrial microwave, switching, messaging, video-teleconferencing, visual information, and other related systems.
integrate tactical, strategic and sustain base communications, information processing and management systems into a seamless global information network that supports knowledge dominance for the Army, joint and coalition operations.

Signal Soldiers

integrate tactical, strategic and sustain base communications, information processing and management systems into a seamless global information network that supports knowledge dominance for the Army, joint and coalition operations.
we give our Army the voice to give command on battlefield or global span, in combat, we're always in the fight we speed the message day or night, technicians too, ever skillful, ever watchful, we're the Army Signal Corps.

From flag and torch in the Civil War, to signal satellites afar,

we give our Army the voice to give command on battlefield or global span, in combat, we're always in the fight we speed the message day or night, technicians too, ever skillful, ever watchful, we're the Army Signal Corps.
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PHONETIC ALPHABET

The phonetic alphabet was developed to cut down on confusion in telephone conversations. Two words may sound alike, but when spelled they are completely different words. Spelling also became confusing with "b", "d" and "e", therefore this alphabet was developed to ease problems in communications. There were other problems during WWII; the Army used word "ABLE" for "A" while the Navy used "AFFIRM". By 1961, we again have one alphabet used by all services, maritime units, aircraft, and amateur radio operators

1916 SIGNAL BOOK

A - ABLE B - BOY
C -CAST D - DOCK
E -EASY F - FOX
G -GEORGE H - HAVE
I - ITEM J - JIG
K - KING L - LOVE
M - MIKE N - NAN
O - OPAL P - PUP
Q - QUACK R - RUSH
S - SNAIL T - TARE
U - UNIT V - VICE
W - WATCH X - X-RAY
Y - YOKE Z - ZED

1939 BASIC FIELD MANUAL FM-24-5
SIGNAL COMMUNICATIONS, 1939

A - AFFIRM B - BAKER
C - CAST D - DOG
E - EASY F - FOX
G - GEORGE H - HYPO
I - INTER J - JIG
K - KING L - LOVE
M - MIKE N - NEGAT
O - OPTION P - PREP
Q - QUEEN R - ROGER
S - SAIL T - TARE
U - UNIT V- VICTOR
W - WILLIAM X - X-RAY
Y- YOKE Z- ZED

RADIO NEWS Vol. 31 No. 2
1944

A - ABLE B - BAKER
C - CHARLIE D- DOG
E - EASY F - FOX
G - GEORGE H - HOW
I - INTER J - JIG
K - KING L -LOVE
M - MIKE N - NAN
O - OBOE P - PETER
Q - QUEEN R - ROGER
S - SUGAR T - TARE
U - UNCLE V - VICTOR
W - WILLIAM X - X-RAY
Y - YOKE Z - ZEBRA

1961
TACTICAL COMMUNICATIONS CENTER OPERATIONS

A - ALFA B - BRAVO
C - CHARLIE D - DELTA
E - ECHO F - FOXTROT
G - GOLF H - HOTEL
I - INDIA J - JULIET
K - KILO L - LIMA
M - MIKE N - NOVEMBER
O - OSCAR P - PAPA
Q - QUEBEC R - ROMEO
S - SIERRA T - TANGO
U - UNIFORM V - VICTOR
W - WHISKEY X - X-RAY
Y - YANKEE Z - ZULU