Congresswoman-elect Murphy visits Team Orlando

congresswoman-stephanie-murphyFollowing an exciting week for Team Orlando at I/ITSEC, on Monday, Dec. 5, Congresswoman-elect Stephanie Murphy, her chief of staff, Brad Howard, and district director, Lauren Allen, met with Lt. Gen. (Ret) Tom Baptiste, president/CEO, NCS; Capt. Erik Etz, commander, NAWCTSD/NSA Orlando; Dr. Dan Holsenbeck, senior […]

December 14th, 2016|Events|

I/ITSEC: A great showcase for Central Florida STEM advocates

Once again, the STEM Pavilion was jumping at this year’s Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). Numerous booths, put together by the Central Florida STEM Council, Serious Game Showcase & Challenge, and the Future Leaders Pavilion, drew in thousands of visitors over the four days.

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December 14th, 2016|Events, STEM|

CPAG Defense Forum Breakfast on Jan. 13

The annual Defense Forum Breakfast hosted by the Combined Professionals Associations Group is Friday, Jan. 13 at the Holiday Inn University and will feature Team Orlando leaders Chérie Smith, Deputy PEO STRI; Captain Erik “Rock” Etz, NAWCTSD commander; Colonel Brad “Critter” Crites, AFAMS commander; and Colonel Walt Yates, PM TRASYS.

Each year at the breakfast, these […]

December 14th, 2016|Events|

Team Orlando members to take part in OTRONICON

otroniconSince 2006, the (O)rlando Elec(tron)ic (I)nteractive Entertainment (Con)vention, better known as OTRONICON, has explored the science, art, technology, careers and fun behind simulation, robotics, video games, virtual reality and digital media. This year, Jan. 13-16, multiple industry partners including Team Orlando members, will gather at the Orlando […]

December 14th, 2016|Events, STEM|

VHA officially opens SimLEARN Center in Orlando

By Gerald Sonnenberg, EES Marketing and Communication

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Simulation Learning, Education and Research Network (SimLEARN) National Simulation Center was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 16. Dr. Richard Stone, VA Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health, provided the keynote address.

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October 17th, 2016|Events|

New ITS product manager at PM TRASYS

Special submission by PM TRASYS

pm-trasys-chargeofcharter1-w PM TRASYS Program Manager (PM), Col. William (Walt) Yates (left) oversaw the relinquishment of duties from outgoing PdM for ITS, Anthony (Tony) Carbonari (center), to the incoming PdM for ITS, William (Dan) Vorhies.

On Sept. 8, Program Manager for Training Systems (PM […]

October 17th, 2016|Events|

SBIR phase I & II prototype demonstrations Oct. 20

SBIR-demo-day-oct16-wOn Oct. 20, seventeen companies will be part of this fall’s Team Orlando/NCS Industry Capability Day. Taking on a slightly different spin than previous capability days, this event will showcase prototypes that resulted from Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I & II awards.

This is a great opportunity […]

October 17th, 2016|Events|

Persistent Cyber Training Environment Industry Day set for Nov. 1

persistent cyber training environmentIndustry Day for the Persistent Cyber Training Environment (PCTE) will take place Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Partnership III, Room 321, 3039 Technology Parkway, Orlando, FL 32826. The event is co-hosted by Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, […]

October 17th, 2016|Cyber Security, Events|

Challenge models the Marine Corps physical fitness test

The Central Florida Marine Corps Foundation (CFMCF ) conducted its inaugural Physical Fitness Test (PFT) Challenge at Blanchard Park on Oct. 1. The event was supported by the Marines of PM TRASYS, Recruiting Station Orlando, the Marine Corps League, the Young Marines, and other members of the CFMCF.

The PFT Challenge is a fund raising event […]

October 17th, 2016|Events|

NCS hosts fall membership night Oct. 26

NCS-Feature-Pic-wThe next NCS Membership Night is scheduled for Wed., Oct. 26, in Partnership III, Room 233, 3039 Technology Parkway, Orlando, Florida, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join your colleagues for this networking opportunity and listen to an update from Lt Gen (Ret) Baptiste outlining what NCS […]

October 17th, 2016|Events|