New Advances in U.S. Army Training

Posted September 29, 2016 at 5:36am reports that “waging war in today’s complex world requires more than the ability to shoot straight or drop a bomb squarely on target.”

“It means understanding the politics and culture that surround a battlefield. Criminal networks and shady characters can complicate a mission. Winning the war on Twitter and Facebook plays a role, too.”

“Just ask the folks who run the new OETSC at Fort Eustis.”

“The name is a mouthful. It stands for Operational Environment Training Support Center. Stacked with flat-screen monitors and visual displays, it represents a deliberate attempt to ditch textbooks, PowerPoint slides and lectures in favor of interactive gaming scenarios that speak to younger soldiers.”