ground liaison officer


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ground liaison officer

An officer trained in offensive air support activities. Ground liaison officers are normally organized into parties under the control of the appropriate Army commander to provide liaison to Air Force and naval units engaged in training and combat operations. Also called GLO.
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The UK provided a Ground Liaison Officer with comprehensive intelligence support.
I usually take time on the ingress to study the products provided by the ground liaison officer (GLO) and to stare dumbly out the window like a cat.
The incorporation of the ground liaison officer team has made a tremendous difference in the effectiveness of CVW 9," said Gilliam.