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Commander, Task Force 70 units, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 units, Army and Air Force assets and units from the Australian Defence Forces participated in a Fleet Synthetic Training-Joint exercise 16-72, April 29.FST-J is a computer-based synthetic training that allows geographically separated units to integrate in a tactically and operationally demanding virtual environment."This FST-J exercise is conducted according to 7th...

Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, visited airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus AFB, April 25-26, during an immersion tour aimed to give him a better understanding of Altus Air Force Base's training mission.During the tour, the general met with base Airmen and leaders to discuss the U.S. Air Force’s new refueling aircraft,...

On April 29, the Foreign and National Defense Committee, Legislative Yuan inspected the “32nd Han Kuang Computer-Aided Command Exercise” witnessed the combat preparation missions, and expressed their acknowledgement for the hard work of the military in national defense. Accompanied by the Minister of National Defense Gao Guang-Chi, Administrative Deputy Minister Lieutenant General Wang Hsin-Lung, and others, the Foreign and National...

A teaching captain from the Military Academy of NBC Defence, which is integrated into the War Academy of the Spanish Army, has taken part in a course with real chemical agents at the NBC Defence Centre of the Serbian Armed Forces in Krusevac from 18 to 22 April.The aim of the course was to put into practice NBC protection,...

Representatives from the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) have been given a tour of the facilities used to train Royal Navy submariners at HMS Raleigh, in Cornwall.The group of five visitors included Captain Toshiaki Hoshina the Director of the JMSDF Education Division and Captain Keizo Kitagawa, the Defence Attaché, from the Embassy of Japan in London.During a morning...

The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) successfully completed a counter unmanned aerial system (UAS) exercise as part of the strike group's Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), March 19."We have multiple systems capable of engaging UASs; it's critical that we build proficiency in this innovative and high-end warfighting area," said Rear Adm. Jesse Wilson, the commander of CSG 10....

CSC government Solutions LLC, Falls Church, Va., is being awarded $34,122,376 for modification to extend the previously single awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for information technology support services in support of the Naval Education and Training Command and all organizations within the Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education enterprise. This modification to the existing contract is to extend the period of...

Pictorial review of the senior leadership at Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division Click here

Team OrlandoJoint Project Management Office for Medical Modeling and Simulation Activated in OrlandoBy Theresa Bradley On April 8, PEO STRI activated the Joint Project Management Office for Medical Modeling and Simulation (JPMO MMS) and established a provisional program manager to oversee the office. Army Lieutenant Colonel (P) Chris Todd stepped into the role. JPMO MMS is intended to: Support the services’...

Captain Erik “Rock” EtzCommanderNaval Air Warfare CenterTraining Systems Division Captain Erik “Rock” Etz was commissioned through the Naval ROTC program in 1990 upon earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He was designated a naval aviator in 1993 and joined the Marauders of VFA-82 in August 1994, flying the F/A-18C Hornet. During this tour, he...