FirstNet to give Army first responders a boost in wireless communications

Megan Gully |US Army Materiel Command | December 3, 2021

The Army marked the start of a partnership that will provide a dedicated communication network to first responders, every day and in every emergency. Lt. Gen. Donnie Walker, deputy commanding general of Army Materiel Command and senior commander of Redstone Arsenal, joined Alabama Governor Kay Ivey; Richard Carrizzo, vice chair, FirstNet Government Authority Board of Directors; and Wayne Hutchens, president of AT&T Alabama, to announce new, purpose-built FirstNet cell sites at 72 Army installations nationwide.

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