observer identification

observer identification

In artillery and naval gunfire support, the first element of a call for fire to establish communication and to identify the observer/spotter.
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They agreed early on to reject observer identification outright, viewing it as unethical and offensive, said Carmen Urbina, the district's parent, family and community coordinator.
Though the observer identification piece is "especially nasty," she said, there's more to dislike, including the fact that Hispanic or Latino ethnicity will now trump all racial categories for reporting purposes.
Because of these changes in observer identification training and policies, two separate but overlapping time frames were used in this study.