News Archive

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:23

Mobile devices have created new opportunities for the Army to deliver training and education materials to Soldiers around the world. Now the Army is looking for ways to harness technology to make these materials more accessible. The use of mobile devices for distributed learning was a topic of discussion at the Training and Education 2025 and Beyond Industry Forum that brought together Army officials and defense industry representatives on June 18-19 at Fort Eustis. Click here to read the rest of the Army News Wire article.

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 10:35

A 1st Armored Division Soldier trains on the Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer, at Fort Bliss, Texas. The exercise combined live, virtual and constructive training as part of the Integrated Training Environment. The Integrated Training Environment is evolving to a single synthetic environment that combines constructive, gaming and virtual systems and is coupled with live training. This evolution was a topic at the Training and Education 2025 and Beyond Industry Forum, held June 18-19, 2014, at Fort Eustis, Va. Click here to read an Army News Wire story about new technologies to train Soldiers.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:05

Col. Tom Trossen (back) and Maj. Mike Long cut a cake at the Training Management Directorate (TMD) to celebrate the Army's birthday. Col. Trossen is the director of TMD.

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 14:03

From Mike Johnson at CAC-T HQ: Thanks to our CAC-T team members who participated in the competition. Always great to be the first team out of the gate and blazing the trail for others to follow. The CAC-T team did a tremendous job representing our organization and we are proud of your efforts. It is always an honor to be the "Soldier in the arena" and you all displayed great courage and toughness as the CAC CSM threw a few unexpected curveballs into the events. Job well done, thanks.

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.)