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Picatinny advances EOD training with video game technology

Picatinny advances EOD training with video game technology

Picatinny recently received a patent for a process to safely train Soldiers how to operate a variety of robots used in Iraq and Afghanistan to detonate improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. The Robotic Vehicle Trainer is a realistic video game […]


Joint training for joint operations

Joint training for joint operations

A joint service and interagency exercise using both “live” and “virtual” forces concluded here recently. Emerald Warrior concentrates on integrated tactics and multi-service command and control, as well as leverages lessons from Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom to provide […]


Training team helping European Soldiers counter IEDs

Training team helping European Soldiers counter IEDs

Improvised explosive devices are the weapons of choice for insurgents, and representatives from Europe and the Middle East participated in the U.S. Army in Europe and the Joint Multinational Training Command’s Coalition Counter-IED Training Conference, March 1-3, at the Hohenfels […]


DOD improves troops’ access to quality education

DOD improves troops’ access to quality education

Defense Department officials are taking extensive measures — from education reviews to agency partnerships — to ensure service members have access to quality education and learning opportunities in their off-duty hours, a Defense Department official said. Robert L. Gordon III, […]


Intermediate network warfare training up and running

Intermediate network warfare training up and running

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE: In February, 17 students began the first intermediate network warfare training at the 39th Information Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The 42-day course began Feb. 2 and features a syllabus geared to the needs of […]


First MC-130J training program takes flight

First MC-130J training program takes flight

As the first MC-130J Combat Shadow II rolled off the Lockheed Martin factory line, a training flight class recently conducted sorties in preparation for transition to the new airframe. The Air Force Special Operations Training Center’s first MC-130J training program […]


First female CV-22 pilot completes training

First female CV-22 pilot completes training

After nearly three years of flight training with the Air Force, she recently became the first qualified female pilot of the CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. It started with pictures of aircraft in her grandfather’s home. Then it was on to […]


3rd ACR, Iraqi Army practice basic combat skills

3rd ACR, Iraqi Army practice basic combat skills

Iraqi Army soldiers in Wasit province are continuing to make progress toward being a capable security force for their nation. Regularly working with United States Forces, the IA is retaining vital skills that will serve them well in the future. […]


New helicopter on Army horizon

New helicopter on Army horizon

While most of the focus in today’s Army is on the war fighter and how best to support current military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, a leader in military aviation is calling for some of that focus to shift to […]


Army Special Ops Continues to Grow, Increase Optempo

Army Special Ops Continues to Grow, Increase Optempo

U.S. Army Special Operations Command has more than doubled its manpower since Sept. 11, 2001, and according to its deputy commander, mission requirements and operations tempo will continue on an upward glide path. Maj. Gen. Kurt Fuller said special operations […]


 
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