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New video explains how ATN improves training

This TRADOC NOW!! video explains how the Army Training Network helps commanders plan, prepare, execute and assess training. Training Management Directorate Director Col. Thomas Trossen says ATN's resources make it easier for commanders to conduct training. ATN is the one-stop shop for Army training resources.

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CSM Rose receives award for CAC-T service

Command Sgt. Maj. Donald L. Rose Jr., who served as the sergeant major of the Combined Arms Center – Training, receives the Legion of Merit Award from Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Martin. Martin is the Deputy Commanding General of CAC-T. After two years at CAC-T, Rose assumed his duties last week as the Command Sergeant Major of the 1st Army Division East. Martin said Rose “had a Goliath impact” at CAC-T. Martin noted that Rose took the lead in promoting NCO Corner, a web site on the Army Training Network. NCO Corner provides noncommissioned officers with a variety of resources to improve unit readiness and develop leaders. Rose said in his new job he will tell Soldiers and commanders about the benefits of CAC-T’s programs and services.

Click here to watch a video from the NCO Corner.

FORT EUSTIS, Va. – The Combined Arms Center – Training (CAC-T) will hold a Training and Education 2025 Industry Forum from June 18-19 to inform industry partners of Army training and education gaps as well as discuss training and education capabilities for the Army of 2025 and beyond.

Click here to read more about the forum being held at Fort Eustis.

Army launches new version of Virtual Battle Space

VBS3 is the Army’s flagship three-dimensional gaming program to train Soldiers and develop leaders. The new version has better graphics and other improvements to make training more realistic and easier to plan.

Starting March 31, VBS3 became available for downloads on the Milgaming web site: The site is managed by the TRADOC Capability Manager – Virtual & Gaming (TCM-V&G), which is responsible for the Army’s Games for Training Program.

Army adds more realism with VBS3 Click here to read an Army News Service article about VBS 3

Milgaming site opens portal to games for training

Watch this video to learn about the Milgaming site that provides access to games for training, including the new VBS 3.

Automated shoot house improves training and saves time, money

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Army is automating shoot houses throughout the force to improve training while saving time and money. The shoot house is an integral facility in the Army's urban operations training strategy. In shoot houses, Soldiers fire live ammunition into targets or dummies as they clear rooms. The exercises also present Soldiers with shoot-or-don't-shoot scenarios.

Click here to read The Fort Leavenworth Lamp's article about the ceremony.

Martin receives CAC-T Charter

Martin receives CAC-T Charter from Combined Arms Center Commanding General Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown presents the Combined Arms Center - Training Charter to the new CAC-T Deputy Commanding General Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Martin. Martin's Assumption of Responsibility ceremony took place on March 21 at the Frontier Conference Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Martin leads an organization that manages training support and training development to enable the Army to train and educate versatile units and develop agile and adaptive leaders.

Click here to read The Fort Leavenworth Lamp's article about the ceremony.

Apollo 13 hero provides leadership lessons to MCTP

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- "Houston we've had a problem." These words by astronaut Jack Swigert remind us of the near fatal disaster of Apollo 13 in 1970 as well as the movie "Apollo 13." In the last two years, Mission Command Training Program's Operations Group Sierra has used "Apollo 13" movie clips more than 30 times to teach the Mission Command philosophy and its principles to units preparing for deployments and major exercises.

Click here to read the rest of the article by Capt. Patrick Morgan.

Combined Arms Training Strategies help leaders prepare Soldiers

Combined Arms Training Strategies (CATS). CATS provide task-based, event-driven training strategies to assist commanders in planning and executing training events that build and sustain Soldier, leader, and unit proficiency. CATS are part of the Digital Training Management System (DTMS), a web-based tool that helps plan, resource, and manage unit and individual training at all levels.

Click here to read the rest of the article in Infantry Magazine.

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