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Going Virtual: A Necessity Moving Forward

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

With the challenges the government currently faces in this tough fiscal environment, its employees are much less likely to attend conferences and meetings that have historically played an important role in their jobs. Whether that interaction improved the understanding of their job through hands-on training, helped them learn skills that improved […]

PM TRADE Develops Next Generation of LOMAH Technology

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

The Location of Miss and Hit (LOMAH) technology has existed for many years, but late last summer/early fall, the Project Manager for Training Devices (PM TRADE) Target Modernization team saw their concept to modularize and streamline LOMAH become a reality when the LOMAH system passed its Government Acceptance Test (GAT). PM […]

Spotlight: Reyenga’s Leadership Helps Guide PEO STRI

By Dolly Rairigh Glass
Rob Reyenga serves as the Deputy Program Executive Officer for the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), and was appointed to his position in November 2007 after serving as PEO STRI’s Business Operations Executive. Prior to his civil service appointment, he served 26 years on active duty with […]

The Future of Training

By Terri Bernhardt
How Live, Virtual and Constructive Domains Work Together to Serve a Vital Role?
After a two year development and testing period, PEO STRI’s Live, Virtual, and Constructive Integrating Architecture (LVC-IA) system is up and running. LVC-IA is the Army’s program of record which achieves persistent interoperability among the live, virtual, and constructive domains, and […]

Army Announces Live Training Portal Now Joint

By Dolly Rairigh Glass
The Live Training Community portal, where the Army develops, supports and communicates Live Training Initiatives, recently announced the portal is now a Joint Services capability portal, officially designating its partnership with the Marine Corps, and further advocating the importance of the Team Orlando spirit of collaboration.

“Our USMC Live Training partners have joined […]

Agreement Signed Between PEO STRI and MEDCOM for Established Presence
of the Army Office of the Surgeon General Within Team Orlando

By Terri Bernhardt

Ken Wheeler, Assistant Program Executive Officer for Business Operations, Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Army Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG), Medical Command, to accommodate a team of OSTG members at PEO STRI offices in Research Park.

The agreement between […]

CONSTRUCTIVE – The Leader for Providing Constructive
and Integrated Simulation Environments

By Rick Gregory, APEO Business Operations Support Staff
For years, military commanders have had to rely on a big table, lots of sand and little figures representing Soldiers, equipment and the lay of the land when conducting training for their units. The command staff would be huddled around the sand table, moving the friendly and opposing […]

A Decade of Work Yields Partnerships, Better Training Solutions

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

In late October 2012, the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) Project Manager for Training Devices (PM TRADE) Live Training Transformation (LT2) team was awarded the 2012 Army Acquisition Excellence Award for Information Enabled Army at a ceremony held Nov. 7, 2012, in Arlington, Va.

It was a well-deserved […]

A Commitment of Continued Collaboration

The principal executives from the local military agencies sign the new Team Orlando interservice agreement Nov. 13, 2012. Pictured left to right: U.S. Marine Col Michael Coolican, program manager for Training Systems at the Marine Corps Systems Command, Dr. James Blake, program executive officer for the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and […]

Spotlight: PM CATT Welcomes New Leader COL Harold Buhl, Jr.

By Dolly Rairigh Glass
Just a few months ago, Colonel Harold Buhl, Jr., joined the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) as their Project Manager for Combined Arms Tactical Trainers (PM CATT).

Buhl was raised in rural Pennsylvania, an area of the country that he described as a humble part of the country, […]