By Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, MCTSSA

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The Chief of Naval Research designated Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity as a Technical Activity earlier this summer. This designation authorizes MCTSSA to engage with industry and educational institutions for technology transfer activities and opportunities.

by Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, MCTSSA

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The Chief of Naval Research designated Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA) as a Technical Activity earlier this summer. …

by Amy Forsythe for Freedom Sisters Magazine

Shayne Meder, a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant from Riverside, Calif., embodies the patriotic and proud spirit of being a vetHERran and continues her service with every new passion project.

“I started doing nose arts in 1987 on B-52’s while stationed at…

Amy Forsythe served three tours in Afghanistan (2003, 2013, 2018).

by Amy Forsythe

There’s a reason why Afghanistan is often referred to as the “Graveyard of Empires.” After nearly 20 years, the U.S.-led effort has accepted the hard truth about this region.

I have mixed emotions about recent reports coming out of Afghanistan about the “orderly withdrawal” of U.S. forces…

by Amy Forsythe, originally published in June 2021 edition of Freedom Sisters Magazine

Theresa Carpenter is an active-duty Navy lieutenant commander where she has served for the past 25 years. Her passions include helping military women succeed and the professional development of the craft of public relations. As an introspective…

By Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, MCTSSA

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity hosted a team of design experts who tested the network connectivity of the portable expeditionary fabrication lab, otherwise known as XFAB, on Camp Pendleton, April 5–9, 2021.

The XFAB is a self-contained, transportable…

By Amy Forsythe, for Freedom Sisters Magazine (April 2021)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although Women’s History Month is in March, the need to share stories of women who served in the military is a year-round effort. The Women In Military Service For America Memorial launched its National Registration Campaign (NRC) Jan…

Senior defense leaders in tech, space and cyber come to Camp Pendleton

by Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, MCTSSA

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. …

by Amy Forsythe, Public Affairs Officer, Marine Corps Systems Support Activity

Many of the officer billets at Marine Corps Systems Command and Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity are filled with Marines who recently graduated with a master’s degree from Naval Postgraduate School, located in Monterey, California.

When Marines complete…

How pushing through mistakes helps us prevent making new ones

By Amy Forsythe

I’ve spent many years working as a TV reporter for military and civilian media outlets which forced me to adopt a ‘keep rolling tape’ mentality.

When recording a stand-up or on-camera segment, I would often times stumble…

Amy Forsythe

Award-winning digital media content creator. Writer. Author. Speaker. Combat veteran and global traveler.

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