Description: Force Communications Unit (FCU) – Afghanistan Deployment Patch
Comments: Force Communications Unit (FCU) – Afghanistan Deployment Patch with velcro backing.
The Force Communications Unit (FCU) is a joint unit responsible for the provision of national command and welfare communications and information systems to Joint Task Force 633, supporting National Command and Control across the MEAO. The FCU has elements at every location the ADF is deployed in the Middle Eastern Area of Operations (MEAO).
Locations range from Headquarters JTF633 in the MEAO through to Forward Operating Bases in the vicinity of Tarin Kot, Afghanistan. Currently FCU-3 is based upon the 17th Signal Regiment based in Holsworthy with Air Force elements predominantly coming from the 1st Combat Communication Squadron based in Richmond.