Now commanders have online access to the best practices for conducting training exercises that combine live and virtual training. Commanders from platoons to brigades will find many training resources about the Integrated Training Environment (ITE) on the ITE Portal. It is located on the Army’s Milgaming Network: https://ite.army.mil. The site requires a Common Access Card.
The Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment is gearing up for Spiral J, the ninth annual edition of the live component of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command’s live, virtual and constructive experimentation strategy. AEWE is run by the Maneuver Battle Lab here, but another organization plays a major role in the execution of AEWE spirals as well.
A Soldier moves across the battlefield, relying on his radio and a satellite connection to gather mission critical information from higher headquarters. Suddenly, the satellite connection is lost. What does he do? With a new “smart” radio that does not rely on the satellite network and finds the best route between a sender and receiver, communication can continue.
The Army’s newest interactive video game teaches young leaders — lieutenants, sergeants and staff sergeants — how to better counsel and interact with their soldiers.
The Emergent Leader Immersive Training Environment, or ELITE, teaches young leaders how to ask the right questions to understand a soldier’s problem and how to use the Army’s resources to help address that problem.
“People don’t care what you know until they know that you care,” was just one of the insights on leadership given by Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown, commander of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, to more than 80 students and faculty members at the Atchison, Kan., campus of Benedictine College Oct. 27 during a discussion of his top 10 leadership thoughts.