News Archive

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:37

The Mission Training Complex at Fort Leavenworth recently hosted the Army's largest warfighter exercise in history. Click here to read the rest of this Leavenworth Times article.

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 13:07

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. Click here to read the rest of this Leavenworth Times story.

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 13:24

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. Click here to read the rest of this Defense News article.

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 08:44

On 12 May 2014, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) hosted members of Army Joint Support Team – Nellis, and 6th Combat Training Squadron to Fort Campbell, Ky., to provide instruction for the Joint Firepower Course.

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 09:01

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.

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:01

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 (left) and Capt. Charles Williams (right). 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.)

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:53

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.

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 13:26

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.)

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 10:40

Lawrence, Kan. – Brig. Gen. Joseph Martin told University of Kansas ROTC cadets that the Army needs team players to accomplish its missions.

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 07:49

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- Today's battlefield requires a Total Army force trained to lead and support coalition operations. Warfighter 14-4 was held at Fort Bragg, N.C., April 8 -- April 17 and simulated a challenging joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational (JIIM) operation with the 82nd Airborne Division leading a joint and multinational force. Joint Task Force-82 was lead by the 82nd Airborne Division headquarters and included other U.S. units as well as British and Canadian units. The diversity of units created a realistic coalition environment focused on interoperability in a decisive action training environment.
Click here to read the rest of the article by Lt. Col. Sarah Goodson and Capt. Patrick Morgan.