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Colonel Robert H. Epstein, new AFAMS commander, set for ‘Readiness Thru LVC’

Special submission from AFAMS

Following the traditional military ritual of accepting the organization’s flag as a symbol of its members’ loyalty and trust during the assumption of command ceremony, Colonel Robert H. Epstein became the 10th commander of the Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation (AFAMS). The ceremony, which dates back to the 18th […]

May 18th, 2017|Events|

UCF to provide cybertraining, research support for U.S. Army

By Barbara Abney, UCF Today

The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence will look to the University of Central Florida for training and research support as a result of a new memorandum of understanding.

UCF is internationally recognized for its strengths in modeling and simulation, and a specific […]

May 17th, 2017|Collaboration Successes, Cyber Security|

Saint Leo University leadership visits Team Orlando

By Neal Finkelstein, Ph.D., Chief Engineer, ARL-Orlando

On May 4, 2017, the leadership team of Saint Leo University visited Team Orlando for an exchange of information. Located between Lakeland and Tampa, Florida, Saint Leo now serves more than 16,000 students from 49 states and 86 countries. Dr. Bill Lennox, president of Saint Leo, gave […]

May 17th, 2017|General News|

Site Selectors Guild honors Team Orlando board member Casey Barnes with national award

By Amanda Roche, Orlando Economic Partnership

The Site Selectors Guild (SSG), the world’s largest group of senior site location advisors, honored Casey Barnes of the Orlando Economic Partnership with the 2017 Excellence in Economic Development Award at its annual conference in March.

Congratulations to Casey Barnes (left) on his […]

May 17th, 2017|Awards and Recognition|

MOUT town mayhem: Marines practice life-saving skills during Squad Overmatch

By Lance Cpl. Gloria Lepko, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Marines from Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment responded to simulated combat-related emergencies during a Squad Overmatch course at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 1-4. The course integrates instruction in the classroom and virtual and live environments aimed at improving combat effectiveness. By building psychological resiliency, […]

May 17th, 2017|Immersive Training|

PEO STRI, Team Orlando community mourns loss of two leaders

PEO STRI and the Team Orlando community was saddened to hear the news of the loss of two of its former leaders: MG Francisco Espaillat (left) and MG (Ret) John John Michitsch.

The Program Executive Office, Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) family, comprising current and former […]

April 18th, 2017|General News|

Team Orlando celebrates Diversity Day

Special Submission by NAWCTSD Public Affairs

Volunteers share a taste of “Americana” during Diversity Day 2017 at Naval Support Activity Orlando. Photo credit: NAWCTSD

The Naval Air Warfare Center Training System Division (NAWCTSD) joined forces with U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), […]

April 18th, 2017|Events|

NCS hosts Congresswoman Murphy’s inaugural MS&T advisory board meeting

On April 13, the National Center for Simulation (NCS) hosted the inaugural meeting for Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy’s Modeling, Simulation and Training Industry Advisory Board. The purpose of these periodic meetings is to update selected industry CEOs on the state of affairs on Capitol Hill, and to seek […]

April 18th, 2017|General News|

Michael Merritt: NAWCTSD’s new deputy technical director

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

NAWCTSD Deputy Technical Director Mike Merritt

Listening to Michael Merritt talk about his experiences, it seems his new assignment as deputy technical director for Naval Air Center Warfare Training Systems Division is the perfect fit for him. His life roadmap, so far, has […]

April 18th, 2017|Spotlights|

Next Industry Capability Day set for July 12

July 12 will be the next Team Orlando Industry Capability Day presented by National Center for Simulation. The event is held in the UCF Partnership III Building, 3039 Technology Parkway (Room 321-A/B), Orlando, FL 32826, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

April 18th, 2017|Events|