CAC-T leading the way in training
BG Martin speaks at Leavenworth National Cemetery on Memorial Day
Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Martin said Americans recognize Memorial Day in different ways, and some may not acknowledge it at all. But, he asked those who gathered Monday morning for a ceremony at Leavenworth National Cemetery to stop and think about the people who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. "Think of those fallen heroes who lay before us now," said Martin, deputy commanding general of the Combined Arms Center for training at Fort Leavenworth.
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Army works to integrate future training technologies
WASHINGTON — Next month, US Army leaders will sit down with representatives from industry and academia at Fort Eustis, Va., to lay plans for a fully integrated, global virtual training environment, an ambitious project that could vastly streamline and improve how the service prepares its soldiers for their missions. The central idea of this project, currently called the Future Holistic Training Environment – Live Synthetic, is to combine all of the Army’s current virtual training environments into one program that would allow soldiers anywhere in the world to access the same information and connect virtually.
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AJST trains Screaming Eagles
VBS3 improves training, develops leaders
Today's Army Stand To about Virtual Battlespace 3 What is it? Virtual Battlespace 3, or VBS3, is the Army's flagship training game. It is a tactical training and mission rehearsal, three-dimensional, first-person military training simulation program. Facilitated by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Combined Arms Center-Training, VBS3 provides an immersive, visually rich gaming environment with flexible scenario and terrain options and includes more realistic graphics than previous versions. Click here to read the rest of the Stand To
Kansas City area leaders visit NSC
Members of the 27 Committee visited the National Simulation Center on May 13 and learned about the Army's Games for Training Program and Virtual Battlespace 3 (VBS3). The visitors received a briefing and demonstration of VBS3 from Hans Hull (top) and Capt. Charles Williams (bottom). The Games for Training Program provides the Army with gaming products to train Soldiers and develop leaders. VBS3 is the Army's flagship gaming program. The 27 Committee composed of civic and government leaders from the Kansas City area. (Army photos by Evelyn Burns.)
MCTP trains 90th Sustainment Brigade
The Mission Command Training Program out of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, sent several operations groups to include Operations Group Sierra to Fort Bragg, in support of Warfighter 14-04 April 7 to 17. The purpose of this exercise was to test the 82nd Airborne Division’s ability to perform as the nucleus of a combined, joint task force headquarters. Click here to read the rest of this article from Paraglide.
MCTP receives Army Superior Unit Award
Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Martin (right) presents Col. Edward T. Bohnemann (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Edwards with the Army Superior Unit Award certificate. The certificate went to the Mission Command Training Program for its support of the Global War on Terror and operations in support of Homeland Security. Martin is the deputy commanding general of the Combined Arms Center – Training. Bohnemann is the commander of the Mission Command Training Program, and Edwards is the senior enlisted advisor. (Photo by Capt. Patrick Morgan, Mission Command Training Program, PAO.)
Last Reviewed: May 20, 2014