NewsForge: Marines Still Need a Few Good Parts
Sep 12, 2004, 15:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
"Following up on an earlier NewsForge story, we recently
exchanged email with LT. Phil Geiger--medical officer with the
Third Batallion, Sixth Marines in Iraq--about the current status of
their efforts to establish an unofficial wireless network to allow
Marines to communicate more often and more easily with friends and
families. This self-help project--with volunteer assistance--is now
operational, but the Marines could use more assistance.
"We asked Geiger for an update on how the project was doing. He
had told us earlier that the dish was operational and that they had
one access point and one VOIP phone working..."