Team Orlando/JTIEC director Gritton receives M&S training award

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

NTSA President RADM (Ret) James Robb presents Kent Gritton with his award. Courtesy of EPNAC Photography at I/ITSEC 2015 NTSA President RADM James Robb, USN (Ret) presents Kent Gritton with his award. EPNAC Photography at I/ITSEC 2015

Capt. Kent Gritton, USN (Ret.), director for […]

December 14th, 2015|Awards and Recognition|

Marine Corps leaders discuss training needs for future fight

By Monique Randolph, Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and Communication

CMC-Panel-w A panel of Marine Corps leaders, including Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller, gathered on Dec. 2 at I/ITSEC to discuss training needs for the future.

How can the Marine Corps best train and […]

December 14th, 2015|Immersive Training|

I/ITSEC 2015: Forging the future through innovation

By Lynne Garrow

opening-ceremony-Naylor-w Team Orlando’s Captain Wes Naylor, NSA and NAWCTSD commander, at the I/ITSEC opening ceremony.

Opening ceremonies for I/ITSEC were called to order on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 8:30 a.m., in the Hyatt Regency Orlando Hotel, and followed by the Presentation of Colors. A video of […]

December 14th, 2015|Events|

Continued innovation needed despite challenges

By Theresa Bradley

Immediately following the opening ceremonies at I/ITSEC 2015, a panel of six senior officers representing multiple branches of the military and DoD discussed the necessities for remaining innovative in the face of mounting challenges, including downsizing and reorganizations, continued threats of terrorism across the globe and cyber attacks. They spoke to a […]

December 14th, 2015|Events|

Live/synthetic blended training: Home station to battlespace execution

By Lynne Garrow

DiGiovanni-speaking-w Frank DiGiovanni, Director, Force Readiness and Training, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness), said during a panel that that our warfighters require and expect a realistic and blended environment to meet the current challenges of the complex 21st century combat operations.

Frank […]

December 13th, 2015|Immersive Training, LVC|

Dr. Robert Sottilare presented with NTSA Governor’s Award

By Michelle Milliner, Public Affairs Specialist, ARL-HRED

Team-Orland0-SOTTILARE-ARMY-STTC-wDr. Robert A. Sottilare, U.S. Army Research Laboratory-Human Research and Engineering Directorate, was recognized for his lifetime of contribution to the fields of modeling and simulation technology, and training research by the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA). For over […]

December 13th, 2015|Awards and Recognition|

ADL recognized for top 2 tutorials at I/ITSEC

By Leslie Spotswood, ADL Initiative

ADL's Dr. Sae Schatz is seen here giving her tutorial, " “Elevate Your Instruction: Practical Tactics to Maximize Military Learning." She won best tutorial this year. ADL’s Sae Schatz is seen here giving her tutorial, ” “Elevate Your Instruction: Practical Tactics to Maximize […]

December 13th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, Education and Training|

NCS supports STEM initiatives at I/ITSEC

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Lt. Gen. (Ret) Tom Baptiste, president and CEO of NCS, tries out Golfview Elementary's low-cost flight simulator at I/ITSEC. Lt. Gen. (Ret) Tom Baptiste, president and CEO of NCS, tries out Golfview Elementary’s low-cost flight simulator at I/ITSEC. One of the highlights at […]

December 13th, 2015|Events, STEM|

Operation Blended Warrior: Lessons from the I/ITSEC floor

Team Orlando-JTIEC-OBW-Playbook_update_1110-1One of the premier events at I/ITSEC 2015 is the Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) special event on the floor, “Operation Blended Warrior,” which focuses on developing a virtual environment for live virtual constructive simulations for training, but from the perspective of what it takes to put it […]

November 23rd, 2015|Collaboration Successes, Events, LVC|

Marine Corps Commandant to speak at I/ITSEC

Team-Orlando-MCC-Neller-wThe Marine Corps Commandant, Gen. Robert B. Neller, will be the keynote speaker to kick off their special event at I/ITSEC, “Forging the Future of Marine Corps Training Through Innovation” on Wed., Dec. 2 from 8:30-10 a.m.

The discussion panel is comprised of senior leaders from the […]

November 23rd, 2015|Events|