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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|

West Point cadets tour ARL-Orlando, learn about Team Orlando

Special submission by Michelle Milliner, ARL-Orlando PAO, and Dr. Kristy Murray, Team Orlando STEM Advocate

West Point cadets visited the Army Research Lab Orlando where Col. Harold Buhl introduced the hierarchy of Research and Development Command and the Acquisition pathways. Photo credit: ARL-Orlando

While attending the 2017 Symposium […]

April 18th, 2017|General News, STEM|

We want to hear about your joint projects and programs

After a great response to last year’s introduction of the Team Orlando Collaboration Award, recognizing joint work, we are very excited to see what 2017 will bring!

The Collaboration Award is given to a project or program that demonstrates the core mission of Team Orlando, and exemplifies a […]

April 18th, 2017|Collaboration Successes|

EDC gets name change, now Orlando Economic Partnership

The Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, a Team Orlando member and strong advocate for the modeling, simulation and training industry, has a new name — the Orlando Economic Partnership. The name for the new integrated entity, which resulted in the merger of the Central Florida Partnership and […]

April 18th, 2017|General News|

Chérie Smith, deputy PEO, “foot stomps” about the need for interoperability

For several years, the Combined Professional Associations Group has hosted the annual Defense Forum Breakfast and invited Team Orlando leadership to address industry attendees on what’s happening in each of their commands — staff changes, challenges, successes and expectations for the coming year. This year’s speakers included Chérie Smith, SES, deputy program executive officer for […]

March 14th, 2017|General News|

NAWCTSD’s XO Hill: We cannot do anything by ourselves

June will mark one year since Captain Timothy Hill assumed the duties as executive officer of Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) and Naval Support Activity (NSA) Orlando.


Captain Hill - NAWCTSDHill grew up in the small town of Owensboro, Kentucky — a city he joked […]

March 14th, 2017|Spotlights|

Demonstration by Sandia National Laboratories helps to improves cyber training

Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia), a partner to Team Orlando, hosted a three-day demonstration of Sandia’s Information Design Assurance Red Team (IDART™) training capability on Jan. 31-Feb. 2. The goal of the demonstration was to determine whether Team Orlando could expand its relationship with Sandia to include IDART training for the services.


March 14th, 2017|Cyber Security|