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Warfighters’ Corner highlights training’s impact

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Commander Robert “Diesel” Salvia of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training System Division, military deputy for cross-warfare programs, was a 2013 participant in the Warfighters’ Corner panel. (Photo courtesy of NAWCTSD) Commander Robert “Diesel” Salvia of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training System […]

October 14th, 2015|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training, Events|

Baptiste: We’ve just scratched the surface

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Team-Orlando-FL-Simulation-Summit-Tom-Baptiste-w NCS president and CEO, Lt. Gen. (Ret) Tom Baptiste, gives the closing remarks at the inaugural Florida Simulation Summit co-hosted by Mayor Teresa Jacobs and NCS.

The National Center for Simulation and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs hosted the first-ever Florida Simulation Summit […]

October 14th, 2015|Collaboration Successes, Events|

Team Orlando visits the new OCPS Tech Centers Launch Site

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Last month, Orange County Public Schools Tech Centers opened its doors to welcome the first students to the Launch Site, a new state-of-the-art facility at the Mid Florida Campus, featuring a specialized modeling and simulation program.

Members of the Team Orlando […]

September 13th, 2015|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training, STEM|

Army Research Laboratory and UCF sign Cooperative Agreement

By Michelle Milliner, ARL Public Affairs

Team-Orlando-ARL-UCF-SigningThe U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s (ARL) Human Research and Engineering Directorate and the University of Central Florida (UCF) held a signing ceremony on Aug. 20 for a new cooperative agreement for the development of a Soldier Perception […]

September 13th, 2015|Collaboration Successes, LVC|

Florida Simulation Summit – the who, what and why you should attend

By Mary Trier

Florida Simulation Summit| MS&TMost everyone knows about our multi-billion dollar, internationally recognized Defense Simulation industry. Within that industry, Team Orlando is the catalyst or centerpiece working to prepare our nation’s warfighters for their missions across the world.

There has been significant growth in the industry, […]

July 22nd, 2015|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training, Events|

What the $20M appropriation means to the Team Orlando community

By Lt. Gen. (Ret) Thomas L. Baptiste, President/CEO, NCS

In a tough budget year, NCS and its Metro Orlando Defense Task Force (MODTF) partners were able to garner an additional $20 million from the State Legislature to mitigate the threat of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) on Naval Support Activity Orlando/Team Orlando.

Three years ago, NCS […]

July 22nd, 2015|Collaboration Successes, General News|

PM TRADE reaches another goal for industry standards

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Throughout the years, Program Manager for Training Devices (PM TRADE) has developed standards that have helped them realize cost savings and cost avoidance. Early in the 1980’s, it was the work on the MILES laser code standard, in 2001, it was the Common Training Instrumentation Architecture, and in 2006 it was […]

July 21st, 2015|Collaboration Successes|

NAWCTSD team wins Commander’s Award

Courtesy of Naval Air Systems Command NAVAIR News

The 15th annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony, held in Patuxent River, Maryland, as well as via a national video teleconference on June 17, celebrated technical, business and leadership excellence in support of NAVAIR’s focus areas: increase speed to the fleet, consistently deliver integrated and interoperable warfighting capabilities, […]

stemCONNECT gives opportunity to give back, influence STEM workforce

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

stemCONNECTThe STEM Alliance of Central Florida and Team Orlando member, The Corridor, are working to grow and develop STEM support and resources for schools in Florida through stemCONNECT, a web portal designed to assist teachers and students in learning more about the high […]

June 16th, 2015|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training, STEM|

AFAMS hosts Royal Air Force Air Warfare Centre representatives

Courtesy of AFAMS Communications

Senior leaders from the Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation (AFAMS) hosted representatives from the Royal Air Force (RAF) Air Warfare Centre (AWC) at its Orlando headquarters on June 8, 2015. The visit allowed them to network with AFAMS leadership and subject matter experts from the other Services based at […]