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Gearing Up for the Pacific Pivot

As the US turns its attention to the Pacific, the Services language and cultural centers are adjusting programs to reflect changing priorities. MS&T’s Chuck Weirauch writes. There seems to be much debate lately as to when or even if the US foreign...  Read more

Enabling the Pacific Pivot

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Group Editor Marty Kauchak provides an update on the US military’s rebalance to the Pacific and examines the services’ efforts to maintain the training readiness of its regional forces. The US’s Strategic Pivot to the Pacific, also known as the...  Read more

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

  In this new feature, MS&T’s Michael Peck reviews games, with a focus on those that approach an intersection with military training. Why, you ask, would anyone suggest a video game of humans vs. aliens for military training? Why a game of...  Read more

Bold Alligator (BA) 13

Bold Alligator 13
A boost for higher level staff training: Bold Alligator (BA) 13 allowed US amphibious units and staffs, and their international partners to strengthen their mission sets in a synthetic environment, Group Editor Marty Kauchak reports.    The US...  Read more

Command Ops: Battles for Greece

Command Ops
  MS&T’s Michael Peck test-drives Panther Games’ recently released ‘Command Ops: Battles for Greece’. Where is the line between game and simulation? For military training and education games, that’s the ultimate question. The...  Read more

Training Transformation 2.0

Training Transformation
Group Editor Marty Kauchak reports the US military services are expanding and fine-tuning their training readiness portfolios to better support a wider range of operational environments. As US forces withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan, and the nation’s...  Read more