A Commitment of Continued Collaboration

Team Orlando Charter signing photoThe 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 […]

January 14th, 2013|Awards and Recognition|

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

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

BUHL HAROLD 8x10  ARMY JUL 12Just 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, […]

January 8th, 2013|Spotlights|

LIVE – It’s No Game. Real Soldiers. Real Action. Real Sweat.

By Rick Gregory, APEO Business Operations Support Staff

PEO-STRI-Team-Orlando“Bang, bang! You’re dead,” the youngster playing a Soldier with a toy rifle would shout at his opposing force, usually his brother or a friend.

“No, I’m not, you missed me!” would be the “enemy’s” response. “Are too!” the argument […]

January 6th, 2013|Immersive Training, LVC|

Liaisons Filling Important Role for Team Orlando Military Services

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Some of the people helping to complete the important work done by Team Orlando don’t live in Orlando. Within each service, their specific titles may differ and their day-to-day jobs may differ, and while they are in different parts of the country – and some, in other countries – the jobs […]

January 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Memorandum of Agreement is Signed Between the Joint Staff and PEO STRI

By Terri Bernhardt

PEO STRI Team Orlando MemberOn June 22, Vice Admiral William Gortney, the Director of the Joint Staff, signed a new, overarching Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI). The MOA had been previously signed by the […]

December 17th, 2012|Collaboration Successes|

As New Leader for PM ITTS, Donovan Ready to Get the Job Done

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Charlene DonovanThroughout her childhood, Colonel Sharlene Donovan had a long list of considerations of what she wanted to be when she grew up: paleontologist, ichthyologist, thoracic surgeon. She also had aspirations of becoming an astronaut, but after high school graduation, while many of […]

September 6th, 2012|Spotlights|

Learning! 100 Winners Announced at Enterprise Learning! Summit March 20-21, 2012

By Terri Bernhardt

Elearning! Media Group (EMG), publishers of Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, announced today the Learning! 100 Award recipients. The Learning! 100 Award recognizes 60 corporate and 40 public sector organizations for outstanding learning culture, innovation or collaboration that drives performance. Honorees cut across all industries and organization sizes, from 5 to 1.6 […]

September 5th, 2012|Awards and Recognition|

PEO STRI’s Traci Jones Brings A Unique Perspective

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

traci-jones-headshotGrowing up with a father in the Air Force, Traci Jones always had an interest in working for the Department of Defense. Early on, she saw his service and dedication, and it inspired her to want to give back to the nation as […]

April 19th, 2012|Spotlights|

DAU South Brings Team Orlando Acquisition Personnel New Opportunities

By Terri Bernhardt

DAUAs FY 2010 ends, Team Orlando is fortunate to team with Defense Acquisition University to offer acquisition personnel new
opportunities for training right here at home. Acquisition education is a critical requirement for the Department of Defense as it
strives to ensure the […]

October 6th, 2010|Uncategorized|

A Day in the Life of PEO STRI’s Acquisition Academy Class

Courtesy of Kristen McCullough, PEO STRI Public Affairs Officer

A Day in the Life Oct 2010PEO STRI is graduating highly skilled individuals who are willing to take a leap, learn new things and enhance a quality workforce. As part of their education, PEO STRI indoctrinates the […]

October 6th, 2010|Uncategorized|